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The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

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...

Coach Cortez giving the Varsity boys a run down on practice and a prep talk. Photo by: Avea Baker

Boys Varsity Basketball makes a comeback win against Buena in their last game of the season

Halle Gentry and Avea Baker February 22, 2022

Ventura High School boys varsity basketball beats Buena High School varsity basketball in their last game of the season On Feb. 2, Ventura High School met their cross town rival Buena High School for...

Senior Logan Bobis sat in the middle of the field after his last game, the semifinals against Colony High School. Photo by: James Rail

Class of 2022 says farewell to football

Rachel Gonzalez December 14, 2021

Get to know the football seniors with a season wrap up  After playing for four years with Ventura Football, seniors Colton Mohror #24, Sam Plasch #6, Jesús Salcedo #28, Jacobi Cardellino #9 and Joshua...

The regular AP exam registration has officially closed. There is now a $40 late fee in place. Infographic by: Greta Pankratz

Paying for pressure

Greta Pankratz November 20, 2020

VHS students share their opinions on the cost of AP exams AP exams: needed, yet dreaded by many high school students. Upon preparing to heft over the payment necessary to participate in the exams, the...

Opinion: “Click to Cross the Stage” just isn’t the same thing

Opinion: “Click to Cross the Stage” just isn’t the same thing

Charlotte D'Orsi May 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has robbed seniors across the nation of a true sense of accomplishment.   When VUSD schools were initially closed until April 10, I’m not going to lie, I was pretty...

Students reflect on their journey from freshman to senior year

Students reflect on their journey from freshman to senior year

Liliana Lara May 21, 2019

Freshman year photos taken from Ventura High School’s 2016 Yearbook. Current photos taken by Liliana Lara. [huge_it_slider id="100"]

Peyton Erickson (left) and Elizabeth Senesac (right) are both applying to many colleges, and some of the same colleges, and agree that the later deadlines the Common App gives are more desirable than the Nov. 1st deadline. Photo by: Jezel Mercado

The Common App: Tool or Time-waster?

Jezel Mercado November 8, 2018

Difficult advanced placement classes, sports, and extracurricular activities can be very overwhelming for high school seniors, and having to apply and decide where you want to go to college on top of them...

“I just can’t wait for the fun experiences I’m going to go through with this team and this coach. I’m excited to continue to compete, especially at a high level., said senior Carlos Aviles.

Student studs: VHS athletes commit to college

The Cougar Press and Jezel Mercado October 10, 2018

Ventura High School’s student athletes have been committing to colleges in order to continue to pursue the sport they’re passionate about. Most student athletes that are committed are seniors, which...

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