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Jaquette’s journey through physics

Jaquette's journey through physics

Connor Lynch

December 3, 2019

Students share thoughts about Jaquette’s physics teachings Ventura High School’s physics teacher, Christopher Jaquette, strongly encourages students to wonder about the subject. Jaquette considers physics as a, “fundamental science, and therefore a basis for a lot of other studies.” Jaque...

Nuclear debates: Deciding our future

Nuclear debates: Deciding our future

Tatum Luoma and Sam Hicks

June 6, 2019

Nuclear power has been a divisive topic ever since its conception decades ago. It provides a clean source of energy and releases no harmful emissions. But the fear of the negative effects of radiation and possible nuclear disasters has created an opposition to this energy source. As a result, nuclear en...

Searching for science

Searching for science

Sailor Hawes

October 18, 2018

How much do you really know about careers in the science field? There is a wide range of different types of jobs within the science field and senior Serena Ropersimth hopes to make that clear. Ropersmith wanted students to get the chance to learn about unique and out-of-the-box science careers so...

Swimming fireflies

Swimming fireflies

October 17, 2017 What? Glowing water? In late September and early October, citizens of Ventura- including students from VHS- have noticed the unusual glow of the water along the coast. This glow occurred when there was any movement among the water and was mostly visible while it was...

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