75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
As the show ends the dancers take their final bows. Several in the audience gave the performance a standing ovation. Photo by: Brody Daw

Ballet Academy Ventura’s “Nutcracker:” Behind the curtain

Ava Mohror, Brody Daw, and Sophia Denzler January 25, 2023

Ballet Academy Ventura dances their way through the 2022 Nutcracker season Ballet Academy Ventura (BAV), one of Ventura’s two ballet schools, held their annual performance of “The Nutcracker,” at...

The original Sadie Hawkins comic by Al Capp. Graphic by: Sophia Denzler

Opinion: Sadies: Why are we STILL enforcing old gender roles?

Sophia Denzler March 28, 2022

What does VHS think about the outdated tradition of Sadie Hawkins? Part of the traditional school dances (Homecoming, Prom, etc), there is also the Sadie Hawkin’s dance. The difference about Sadie’s...

Pirraci said, As the co-president of Interact, I would love to thank all of our participants, Interact club members, Key Club, and ASB students for all the help and support they showed in making this event possible. I would like to thank the teachers and counselors present at the event and our club advisors Miss Roberts and Irene Henry. But most importantly a big thank you goes to all of our special needs students and their teachers for agreeing to participate in the dance, for having fun, and for stepping out of their comfort zone. Photo by: Rachel Gonzalez

Interact club holds a Valentine’s dance for special needs students

Rachel Gonzalez February 22, 2022

The dance tradition is back after lockdown Interact club continued their Valentine's Day tradition this year. Senior Juerta Pirraci, the co-president of the club said, “The Valentine’s dance is a...

As the Grand Finale begins to take place, characters from all parts of the story join together on the stage. Photo by: Sophia Denzler

Performers of Ventura County Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” are on pointe

Sophia Denzler and Brody Daw January 3, 2022

Ventura County Ballet’s annual Nutcracker: Behind the curtain Each year, the Ventura County Ballet puts on the Nutcracker, a traditional ballet performance that happens around Christmastime. The two-act...

From left to right, seniors Kambria Haughton, Senna Togneri, Tatum Schmidt, Megan Ditlof and Samantha Henley styled heels or boots with a range of colored short skin tight dresses. Photo from Megan Ditlof

Hoco outfits take a new turn

Julia Davies and Logan Wilkov October 25, 2019

Short tight dresses and a collared shirt with a tie seems to be the norm for most students attire for homecoming, but some students decided to step out of the regular style this year and dress outside...

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