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This plaque memorializes Austin, and is at the VHS track. Photo by: Brody Daw

Students for Public Lands raise money to honor Austin Gambill

Brody Daw October 4, 2023

Students for Public Lands continues on their journey to raise $25,000  As the school year begins, Students for Public Lands (SPL) continues its two and a half year quest to raise $25,000 to honor its...

Charlie Ruff24, Cadence West25, and Malani del Rosario25 are playing and improv game called party. Photo by: Isabel Andrade

What’s going on in the Drama Club?

Isabel Andrade May 19, 2023

 A place for VHS students who have an interest in theater  Drama Club is during lunch every Thursday in the Little Theater by room 40, with drama teacher Stefoni Rossiter serving as advisor. Cadence...

Salvador Villalobos supervisor principal del club dijo: El objetivo [de MECha] es promover y ayudar a los estudiantes a obtener una educación superior mediante la exploración de diferentes tipos de opciones [de] universidades, colegios y asistencia financiera, subvenciones y becas. Foto por: Alexis Segovia

Después de una pausa, el Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán regresa a VHS

Alexis Segovia February 10, 2023

Un club que regresa a VHS Este año se ha agregado un nuevo club a VHS, el Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA). Se reúnen todos los martes en la clase de Salvador Villalobos en el salón...

Villalobos said, The goal [of MECha] is to promote and help students get a higher education by exploring different types of options [of] universities, colleges and assisting financial aid, grants and scholarships. Photo by: Alexis Segovia

After a hiatus, the Chicano Student Movement of Aztlán is back at VHS

Alexis Segovia January 27, 2023

 A returning club comes back to Ventura High School  A new club has been added to VHS this year, the Chicano Student Movement of Aztlán (MEChA). They meet every Tuesday in Salvador Villalobos’ class,...

Before the 1990s, the Ventura High School weight room was situated in agricultural biology teacher Amy Lewandoskis floriculture room. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Machines and weights available for students to use

Alejandro Hernandez January 23, 2023

The VHS weight room is open to all The VHS weight room, located near the portable classrooms and officially denoted as rooms 115 to 117, is frequented by various VHS athletic programs, including the football,...

The Mental Health Awareness Club held its first meeting on Jan. 24, 2022. The club is in its second year of operation. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

VHS Mental Health Awareness Club to begin its “Pour out your subconscious” project

Alejandro Hernandez January 23, 2023

The MHAC club is searching for help in completing its project The VHS Mental Health Awareness Club has begun planning its upcoming “Pour out your subconscious” project. The project will focus on allowing...

Chess Club President Riley Simpson 24 (upper-left) said, “I started the Chess Club because I like chess. It’s fun to play a good game with somebody. It’s just a big game of cat and mouse.” Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Chess Club in the second year of its modern iteration

Alejandro Hernandez December 2, 2022

A perspective into the Chess Club Chess Club President Riley Simpson ‘24 founded the Ventura High School Chess Club early in the 2021-2022 school year with math teacher Preston Biller as its advisor....

Los miembros del club Mi Sendero se reúnen todos los miércoles y participan en actividades que ayudan a ampliar su vocabulario tanto en inglés como en español. Foto por: Leslie Castro

Una mirada a Mi Sendero

Leslie Castro December 2, 2022

Mi Sendero es un club que invita a todos que quieren aprender inglés o español  Mi Sendero es un club en Ventura High School que realiza múltiples actividades que permiten a los hablantes nativos...

Members of the Mi Sendero club get together every Wednesday and participate in activities that help expand their vocabulary in both English and Spanish. Photo by: Leslie Castro

A look into Mi Sendero

Leslie Castro November 26, 2022

Mi Sendero is a club that invites anyone and everyone who wants to learn either English or Spanish Mi Sendero is a Ventura High School club that holds multiple activities that allow native Spanish speakers...

Bradley Orozco 23 said, “I joined the Safe Space Club because I think its cool to have a place where you can just say how youre feeling and where you can be honest and stuff. I like that theres fun people who wont judge and I like the mutual agreement of ‘whatever happens in the club stays in the club.’ I feel safe talking about my problems because seeing other people talk about theirs, lets me know they trust me and I can trust them. Graphic by: Samantha Castañeda

Club feature: The Safe Space Club helps students find their safe space

Samantha Castañeda June 20, 2022

The Safe Space Club recently joined the VHS club scene The Safe Space Club is a place where students can go and talk about anything; whether it be about their personal life, anything that has been on...

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