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Challenge to: Electronic Devices

Challenge to: Electronic Devices

Micaela Plascencia January 23, 2018

The rule against using electronics at Ventura High School states that “All electronic devices are not to be used or displayed during instructional time anywhere on campus,”  but the rule is so outdated...

Challenge to: The grading system

Challenge to: The grading system

Gavin Cross January 23, 2018

I, among many other students, believe that our current system of grading is unnecessary and is not good for the mental health of students. Grades lead to stress and stress leads to problems. This system...

Photo by: Sarah Flores

Think all teachers are boring? PSYCH.

Sarah Florez January 23, 2018

- A guest submission by VHS senior, Sarah Florez - To most students, it may be surprising to discover that your favorite teacher on campus has hopped a nine foot fence, was a truant kindergartener, and...

Maya Krishnasamy, Rapha Rosalles, Max Cohen, Kate Marsden, Neela Krishnasamy, Peyton Reynolds, Sarah Florez, Sarah Clench, and Valentina Pfeifer at a Key Club beach cleanup spelling out Key Club with the dog toys they had just made for the Humane Society. 
Photo by: Helen Scovell

Club Week: yes, it’s actually worth it

Sarah Florez September 16, 2017

Having just finished a fantastic year of community service and helping our planet in both GWAT, Global Warming Action Team, and Key Club here at VHS, I have to say that club week --along with clubs at...

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