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Can Serena sing her way from Soundcloud to Spotify?

Can Serena sing her way from Soundcloud to Spotify?

September 20, 2017 Serena Ropersmith is 16 years old and a junior at VHS. Science and drama are her two favorite subjects at school, but writing songs, playing the piano, and singing are what she really loves to do. Asked if she wanted to turn singing into a full time, professional career,...

Chuck Wick: running-back top pick

D1-bound athlete, Chuck Wick, practices simling for college admissions photos.

September 11, 2017

Here is an inside look at VHS running back Charlton Wick, who many refer to as Chuck. Wick is six foot tall, 180 pounds, and runs the 40 yard dash in 4.6 seconds. He originally spent his first three years of high school at Saint Bonaventure and decided to transfer to Ventura for his senior year. With of...

A summer job, can you manage it?

“The best part about my job is how cool and nice everybody I work with is,” said senior Evan Cox 
Photo by: Paris Carmody

August 25, 2017

Although one of the benefits of having a job is having money of your own, it’s very important for students to learn how to manage money properly. Students in high school who take on a job may also have to learn how to manage both sports and a job.   Evan Cox, a senior at Ventura High School, has to...

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