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Where will our seniors be in the fall?

Where will our seniors be in the fall?

Charlotte D'Orsi

February 20, 2020

VHS seniors begin making final decisions as college acceptances start rolling in.  December is generally the time of year when college application results start getting sent out, at least for students who have applied early decision or early action. Now that it is February, more high school sen...

Should freshmen take geography instead of College and Careers?

Should freshmen take geography instead of College and Careers?

Caroline Marsden and Audrey Flynn

June 4, 2019

Students at VHS express their feelings for freshman taking a college and career class instead of a history class. For three years, Ventura High School has been requiring that freshmen take College and Careers, which replaced the geography course, and a semester of health. For the following school year, ...

College Opinions: Part Seven

Picture of The University of Indiana in the fall. Source: University of Indiana Website

Garrett Jaffe and Douglas Sandford

June 4, 2019

This is the seventh article in a series interviewing current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Aaron Ezra, a graduate of The Unive...

College Opinions: Part Six

Snowy view of The University of Chicago. Source: the University of Chicago website

Garrett Jaffe

May 28, 2019

This is the sixth article in a series interviewing current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Jordan Olson, a student at the Univ...

College Opinions: Part Five

This is part of the campus of UCSB. Source: UCSB's website.

Garrett Jaffe

May 22, 2019

This is the fifth article in a series of interviews with current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Ventura High School alumn...

College Opinions: Part Four

Photograph of one of The University of Pennsylvanias student thoroughfares. Photo by Thom Carroll /Philly Voice

Garrett Jaffe

May 22, 2019

This is the fourth article in a series interviewing current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Lauren Kleidermacher, a student at ...

College Opinions: Part Three

This is he school seal of Cal Poly. Source: Cal Poly Website

Garrett Jaffe

May 22, 2019

This is the third article in a series of interviews with current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Ventura High School alumn...

College Opinions: Part Two: UCSD

The school seal of UCSD, of which this articles subject Lindsey Clark attends.

Garrett Jaffe

April 29, 2019

This is the second article in a series interviewing current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college bound Seniors. In this article, I interview Ventura High alumni Lindsey Clark. ...

Spring break: School’s out, but will you be out?

Spring break: School’s out, but will you be out?

Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn

March 20, 2019

Whether you're jumping on a plane, staying in bed for a week straight, or working 24/7, Ventura High School students are setting their intentions for the upcoming week of vacation. Many students interviewed revealed, however, that they won’t be getting much rest from school due to their busy work sch...

Editorial: Is college mandatory?

Senior Olivia Miller wants to join a ballet company and tour nationally and internationally. After high school, she plans on going to community college, while also dancing within a company. However, she believes she doesn't need a college degree to get where she wants to go. Photo by: Ryan King

Ryan King

December 23, 2018

Nope! But it can often feel that way, right? As high school students, we are pushed through a variety of classes that have the intention to prepare us for college and help us figure out what exactly we want to do for the rest of our lives. So as a 17 to 18 year old, soon-to-be high school gr...

The Borderline shooting memorial

Lindsey Froelich, Jessie Sandi, Giselle Gallegos, and Mr. DeClerck. NASAG Club is held on Wednesdays in DeClerck's classroom.

Gavin Cross

December 9, 2018

The recent shooting on Nov. 7, 2018, at the popular Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks has affected many people around the community for various reasons. The one thing we do know is that the shooting and the twelve lost lives, including the suspect and Sheriff Sgt. Ron Helus, will never be for...

Discovering where at the College Fair

Discovering where at the College Fair

Sarah Clench and Liliana Lara

November 15, 2018

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