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

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

VHS students take the field, giving the Earth the advantage

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.
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...

Is APES the move for next year?

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