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 Senior Maddie Halstead and her Younglife leader Marissa Chavira promoting Younglife and the upcoming annual Dodgeball Tournament the club puts on. Photo by: Janelle Chavira

VHS hosts club week extravaganza

Janelle Chavira and Tanya Turchyn September 17, 2018

From newly-formed clubs such as the “Emo-Wu” Club and TOAST Club, to long-established organizations like Key Club and National Honors Society, Sept. 12-14, students explored a variety of diverse clubs...

VHS Students fired up for Food Faire

VHS Students fired up for Food Faire

November 3, 2017

Ventura High School hosted its bi-annual Food Faire, on Friday, November 2. VHS clubs, sports teams and classes set up booths with a variety of different foods and drinks on the Senior Lawn. Students...

GSA helps celebrate Coming Out Day

GSA helps celebrate Coming Out Day

October 20, 2017

Coming Out Day is an LGBTQ+ event celebrated across the world on October 11. Gender Sexuality Alliance club hosts an event for Coming Out Day every year, as it is tradition every year. This year...

Seniors Beger-Cahn and Coulter holding up a sign bringing awareness to the club.
Photo  by: Hannah Lee

A local foundation makes it mark at VHS

October 8, 2017

The Young and Brave is a non-profit organization aimed to help today’s youth beat cancer. The foundation helps children and their families overcome the challenges and hardships brought upon by cancer. Built...

Lewandowski says the Banner Bold club is a lot of fun. Photo by:

Banner Bold: from class to club

Sarah Clench and Diego Roberto September 28, 2017

If you’re not already familiar with Banner Bold, it is Ventura High School’s literary magazine that is put together by VHS students in order to showcase student creativity. Every year, Banner Bold...

Senior, Peyton Reynolds, pictured right, finishes the race alongside her friend Sophie Elliot. Photo by: Samantha Franks

VHS club paddles their way to cleaner beaches

Samantha Franks and Bailey Peck September 20, 2017

VHS’s Heal the Beach club hosted their Annual Downwinder Paddleboard Race on Saturday, September 16. Heal the Beach, which meets in Mr. Maxwell’s room every Friday, focuses on protecting the environment...

Shira Zaid and Isabelle Mercado promoting their debate club! 
Photo by: Hailey Cox

Opinion: Is club week actually worth it?

September 15, 2017

With club week occurring once again, I find it appropriate to notify the people as well as the owners’ of clubs of my honest opinion: save everyone’s time, and just don’t try. Club week is...

Tobin Berger-Cahn

The clubs of this year are finally here

September 11, 2017

With the start of the new school year, new clubs have already emerged on campus, with many more that will begin after club week. Club week is an annual event that Ventura High School hosts at lunch on...

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