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Digital Art & Design has some of their vexel art on display at the Ventura High School front office, which was taken from a recent assignment. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Digitized art at the library

Alejandro Hernandez March 2, 2022

An overview of the Digital Art & Design class Digital Art & Design is a fine art elective that is taught by Elektra Cohen during the fourth and fifth periods. It has been at Ventura High School...

Olivier Cougard said, Smart phones can also be distractions, but they are a tool to learning foreign languages. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez.

Should cellphones be allowed in the classroom?

Alejandro Hernandez November 2, 2021

Teachers explain their policies on cell phone use Are cellphones a distraction or an asset to education? According to a 2019 study by Common Sense Media, 84 percent of teenagers have a cell phone. This...

Jaquettes journey through physics

Jaquette’s journey through physics

Connor Lynch December 3, 2019

Students share thoughts about Jaquette’s physics teachings Ventura High School’s physics teacher, Christopher Jaquette, strongly encourages students to wonder about the subject. Jaquette considers...

Senior Jefferey Cronin uses a plasma cutter to cut of a piece of steel. Photo by: Kole Petty

Wallets welded shut

Koleton Petty September 20, 2019

The underfunding of VHS Welding and Fabrication class Manufacturing is the second largest industry in Ventura County according to also states nearly 43,000 jobs in the county involve...

Are phones the real distraction?

Are phones the real distraction?

Gavin Cross and Malik Hibbler June 5, 2019

In almost all of my classes phones are a repetitive everyday problem for teachers. Having to take them away and send them up to the office is really just a waste of time. If a student is able to multitask,...

VHS culinary classes cook for the community

VHS culinary classes cook for the community

Sarah Clench February 24, 2018

In between the Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslides, Ventura High School culinary teacher, chef Kayla Hernandez, was working with chefs from all over the world including the founder of the World Central...

Senior Dora Estrada whisking eggs for her dish.
Photo by: Sarah Clench

Cookin’ up the facts with Culinary

October 14, 2017

Culinary at Ventura High School is taught periods two through five, and the culinary ROP class, Regional Occupational Program, is periods six and seven in room 83 with Chef Kayla Hernandez. Senior Kyle...

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