The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

Because of the low iron levels, your bone marrow cant make as many blood cells. Your body also has a hard time making white blood cells making anemic people more susceptible to sickness. Infographic by: SelfDecode

Is your body in need of some iron?

Livia Vertucci April 20, 2021

Anemia and its effects on you. Do you tire quickly or feel weak when doing everyday things? How are your fingers and toes feeling right now? Cold? These are just a few symptoms of the most common blood...

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

VHS seniors start the school year with a sunless sunrise

Anna Guerra and 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....

Belle & Browne bags bring style and sustainability to fashion

Belle & Browne bags bring style and sustainability to fashion

Charlotte D'Orsi February 6, 2020

VUSD sophomores start a company selling eco-friendly and functional purses. In recent years, many female students at Ventura High School have retired their backpacks, instead using purses to carry their...

From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Frozen 2, you can access all your Disney favorites in one place. Image from: Flickr

Does Disney+ live up to its hype?

Anna Guerra December 19, 2019

With the new streaming platform, members can access all their favorite childhood movies in just a couple clicks Since it’s release on Nov. 12, Disney+ has taken the world by storm. According to its...

Say What?: Improv Troupe presents their first show

Say What?: Improv Troupe presents their first show

Anna Guerra and Yasmin Myers October 26, 2019

After enduring fierce auditions, this year’s improv cast proves they’ve got what it takes On Saturday Oct. 18, a talented group of students known as the What? Improv Troupe debuted at the Backstage...

Anderson sprints his way to coach of the year

Anderson sprints his way to coach of the year

Anna Guerra October 26, 2019

After coaching track and field for over a decade, Ventura teacher is recognized for his hard work On top of being department chair for health with college and career seminar, Kory Anderson has been coaching...

Where are the nerds at?

Where are the nerds at?

Anna Guerra, Katie Medina, and Riley Ramirez October 23, 2019

How Buena v. Ventura Nerd Day transitioned into Rivalry Day It’s that time of year again, Cougars. The final moments of high school football for the 2019-2020 school year means it's time for the Buena...

Juniors Daniel Navarro (pictured left) and Connor Blanda (pictured right) reppin two of the colorways their brand has to offer. Photo by: Yasmin Myers.

Student creativity rings loud and clear

Yasmin Myers October 18, 2019

Brand “Clarity” takes hold on Ventura students Fresh, cool, and laid back. The easily noticeable, drippy, gothic-like logo from the brand, Clarity, has been circulatilating around Ventura High. Specializing...

How well do VHS students know Geography?

How well do VHS students know Geography?

Sam Hicks and Charlotte D'Orsi October 14, 2019

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Mr. Chamaa happily poses with his carefully sought out pickle. Photo by: Riley Ramirez

What’s behind door number 57?

Katie Medina and Riley Ramirez October 10, 2019

A glimpse into the world of Pierre Chamaa Ventura High is filled with many diverse teachers who are truly the backbone of the campus. With each teacher comes a new story, one of which being Pierre Chamaa’s. This...

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

College Opinions: Part Seven

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...

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