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The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

Natalie Jungo ‘24 said, “I feel excited [and] a little bit sad but Im ready.” Photo by: Eden Leyva

Seniors talk graduation

Eden Levya September 30, 2023

The first VHS classes started at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 23, and marked the beginning of the school year. Graphic by: Alexis Segovia

Fall semester begins at VHS

Alexis Segovia September 15, 2023

VHS is back at school for the fall semester after summer break VHS students returned to campus on Aug. 23. The 2023-24 school year marks the second year of VHS’ block schedule, which makes school start...

Many VHS students were waitlisted at colleges this year, including UCSB. Graphic by: Jane Armstrong

Seniors: put on the waitlist?

Jane Armstrong March 30, 2023

As VHS students receive their admissions decisions, many are left with even more waiting The college application process is a stressful time for many VHS seniors, and as students start hearing back...

March 2 was the deadline to receive California priority for a chance to receive more financial aid. Photo by: Weston Blackburn

Calling all seniors: apply for financial aid to graduate

 Only 60 percent of seniors have applied for financial aid, despite it being a requirement to graduate As of the 2022-23 school year, seniors at VHS must apply for financial aid in order to graduate....

Most universities and colleges have the option for students to apply with early action or decision. Here are just a few of the four year institutions VHS students may attend next year. Graphic by: Ruby Lacques

Calling all seniors: what’s the sitch on applying to college with early action or decision?

Ruby Lacques and Belen Hibbler February 8, 2023

As the school year progresses, more and more VHS seniors are receiving their early admissions letters  As VHS’ senior class prepares to begin their application process for their respected colleges...

Tobias Raymond 23 (lower-left) said, My favorite memory is throwing Sawyer Cline 24 [#17] in the air after a touchdown. Photo by: Felix Cortez

Class of 2023 reminisces on their years on the field

Kendall Garcia, Soraya Stegall, and Ace Rico November 21, 2022

Ventura High School seniors discuss their last high school football season Jonathen Ocheltree ‘23 (#85), Charlie Willis ‘23 (#5), Mac Hannah ‘23 (#7), Aiden Marin ‘23 (#4), Jayden De la Cerda...

The Ventura High School track team is home to many seniors graduating this year. Including Luke Anestos, who is committed to Cadwell University. Photo by: Steve DeGeorge

Seniors’ sports come to an end

Brody Daw May 12, 2022

With summer drawing closer, nostalgia runs through many in the senior class as they commemorate their years spent at VHS With spring season sports coming to an end, many senior students face the end of...

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