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College Applications and quarantine season have intertwined, does it change anything?

College Applications have become an added stress onto the graduating class of 2021. Graphic by: Peyton Redmond
October 27, 2020

COVID-19 has made for a unique college application process.   As usual, here in mid-fall it is also college application season. When applying, seniors must consider factors such as one’s major, tuition...

Will this year’s athletics fall short?

First football game of the fall 2019 season against Santa Barbara High. Photo by: Logan Wilkov
September 24, 2020

Fall sports will have a whole new look for the 20/21 season The Ventura Unified School District fall closure cancelled classes all over the county, but also tainted the seasons of many upcoming and returning...

VHS seniors start the school year with a sunless sunrise

Seniors brought jackets, blankets, and made their way to the bottom of San Jon road to reunite with their peers. Photo by: Yasmin Myers
September 24, 2020

Class of 2021 gathered to celebrate their last high school year. On a chilly Sunday morning, class of 2021 seniors gathered at an early hour to celebrate the new dawn of their final year at Ventura High....

The show must virtually go on

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August 17, 2020

Despite school closures, the performing arts still plan for success. With the Ventura Unified School District announcing that school will remain online, some electives have to readapt their classes for...

Let’s make the best of online school!

Let’s make the best of online school!
August 17, 2020

The upcoming online semester may seem dreary, but it has some serious advantages. Yes, quarantine sucks, but we can make the best of it! Before people were begging to go back to “real school,” everyone...

Evading Covid-19… or mask mandates?

Wearing masks in public has caused more controversy among the population than expected. Drawing by: Yasmin Myers
August 17, 2020

Mask mandate receives mixed feelings from the public. Gov. Gavin Newsom mandated wearing masks while in public areas on June 18, with individual businesses setting up their own rules for entrance or usage...

Crack open your computers, school is in session

Ventura High students will be using the program Canvas for the fall semester. Drawing by: Katie Medina
August 17, 2020

VUSD shares new details regarding the fall closure. Ventura Unified School District has introduced multiple learning programs during the school closure and has recently presented two programs that are...

Student heroes keeping Ventura fed

Student heroes keeping Ventura fed
May 17, 2020

High school students are among the many essential workers putting their health at risk during the coronavirus pandemic.   Amongst the chaos of the Coronavirus outbreak, citizens turn to healthcare...

Opinion: “Click to Cross the Stage” just isn’t the same thing

Opinion: “Click to Cross the Stage” just isn’t the same thing
May 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has robbed seniors across the nation of a true sense of accomplishment.   When VUSD schools were initially closed until April 10, I’m not going to lie, I was pretty...

Making masks to stop the spread

Making masks to stop the spread
May 11, 2020

Students share ways to make masks that protect themselves and others The COVID-19 outbreak has caused not only illness and mortality, but shortages of essential items as well. Whether it be daily household...

TCP Broadcast #68

TCP Broadcast #68
May 11, 2020

https://vimeo.com/417302365  

TCP Broadcast #67

TCP Broadcast #67
April 30, 2020

https://vimeo.com/412634618  

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