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ASB students back on campus for small groups. Photo by: Ann Larson

Taking steps to bring the spirit back to VHS

Jocelyn Wood March 14, 2021

A look inside what's been going on with ASB during distance learning. “Most people think of ASB as poster making and organizing dances. Those are definitely big parts, but overall I would say ASB is...

Op-ed letter to students from VHS teachers

Op-ed letter to students from VHS teachers

The Cougar Press June 21, 2020

Our dear high school students, tomorrow’s leaders,   Life and History, in the forms of a virus and the largest racial uprisings of your lifetime, have perhaps taught you more in the last twelve weeks...

From right to left, freshmen Sinthia Cardenas, Arkiran Khiara, and Vanessa Mercado practicing the alto part of

They harmonize before the sunrise

Juliana Jacobson October 25, 2019

Members of Company, Ventura Unified all district Choir, sing before everyone wakes It was 6:16 a.m. on Oct. 8, the sky had slowly started the process of changing from black to a cool blue. Outside the...

The blue clock that sits facing the senior lawn from the office side of it. Photo by: Garrett Jaffe

What’s with the blue clocks on the classrooms?

Garrett Jaffe and Douglas Sandford June 3, 2019

This article looks into what the unused clocks that are built throughout Ventura High School’s campus are used for. If anyone has noticed there are out-of-function clocks placed high up on the school...

There are only so many hours to sleep and study. Photo by: Doug Sandford

Opinion: Tardy forgiveness for scholars?

Garrett Jaffe and Douglas Sandford April 26, 2019

It is true that time management is a cornerstone of productivity; productivity, being an essential skill a student should leave school with. But there is a point at which, no matter how time savvy and...

Senior Jackson Ellis going to block a goal. Photo by Julie Ellis 2019.

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages: part four

Garrett Jaffe March 29, 2019

This is the fourth of four articles interviewing four different generations of  Ventura Water Polo players ranging from 1980 to present. Thirty years since Mark Schmidt played his last Buena ventura...

TCP Broadcast #27

TCP Broadcast #27 ATTENTION TEACHERS: If you are a teacher playing the broadcast for strictly for informational purposes, you can end it at 2:30. After that it is just lighthearted entertainment.

The marquee in its original location. After an evening color test resulted in complaints from hillside residents who could see the sign, VHS is planning to relocate the marquee to another part of the school. Photo by: Micah Wilcox

VHS on the big screen: class of 2018 gifts marquee to school

Sailor Hawes and Micah Wilcox February 18, 2019

On Monday, January 28, a marquee sign had been installed by room 104/105 at the front of the Senior Lawn. According to ASB Advisor Ann Larson, the sign had been donated by the seniors from the class...

Cougars describe themselves in one word: I am...

Cougars describe themselves in one word: I am…

Trinity Taylor and Jessica Johnson January 30, 2019 Filmed and edited by: Trinity Taylor and Jessica Johnson

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Photo story: Cardboard boat races

Photo story: Cardboard boat races

Archer Herring and Janelle Chavira November 24, 2018

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Hypebeasts of VHS: Does brand wear equal good style?

Hypebeasts of VHS: Does brand wear equal good style?

Janelle Chavira, Saida Delgadillo, and Tanya Turchyn October 17, 2018

In popular culture, a new term has come into use in the past few years: “hypebeast” - a person who puts in substantial effort to observe all the latest “hyped-up” trends, whether it be in fashion...

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