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Knee deep in the Ventura River, senior Jayden Marshall retrieves data. Photo by: Lucy Eckberg

Out in the field

Brody Daw February 10, 2022

A hidden gem in VHS science pathways VHS offers many unique classes, especially in the science pathway. However, field studies is a class that is made up of about 20 students who get to have first-hand...

McAlpine speaks to members of the local Sierra Club chapter at E.P. Foster Librarys Topping Room on March 12, 2019. Photo by: Micah Wilcox

Ventura Sierra Club speaker discusses “nature and how it inspires us.”

Micah Wilcox March 19, 2019

Nature journalist and author Ken McAlpine spoke to members of the local Ventura Sierra Club on Tuesday, March 12. Around 45 people listened for 60 minutes with 20 minutes of questions in E.P. Foster...

Photo By: Ryan King — Anderson and Rangel proudly holding up their certificates of completion from the ROP Honors Environmental Field Studies course and their internship with the National Park Service.

VHS students take the field, giving the Earth the advantage

Ryan King June 7, 2018

At VHS, a special set of classes are available for students to take that can go towards your overall credits. These specialized classes are categorized as  Regional Occupational Program classes, commonly...

McEntyre in action during his AP Environmental class. photo by: Hailey Cox

Is APES the move for next year?

Hailey Cox and Paris Carmody February 5, 2018

Chances are, most students have probably been in a class of theirs and heard other students talking about “APES,” and wondered “What do they mean by that?” APES stands for Advanced Placement...

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