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The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

Principal Cervantes answering student questions about the tardy policy. Photo by: Adi De Clerk

Cougar Forum; success or failure?

Avery Cameron, Brody Daw, and Adi De Clerck January 24, 2022

The first ever Cougar Forum took place, and VHS students had a lot to say. “But that is not working,” said junior Rhema Patterson. The phrase brought together VHS students to the Cougar Forum on Thursday,...

Student heroes keeping Ventura fed

Student heroes keeping Ventura fed

Charlotte D'Orsi May 17, 2020

High school students are among the many essential workers putting their health at risk during the coronavirus pandemic.   Amongst the chaos of the Coronavirus outbreak, citizens turn to healthcare...

Yes, its just a theory

Yes, it’s just a theory

Katie Medina and Riley Ramirez May 8, 2020

Conspiracy theories about COVID-19 spread as quickly as the virus itself. In the early months of 2020, the Coronavirus disease spread throughout China, eventually making its way around the globe. However,...

(From left to right) Sophomores Iman Costa, Yves Declerck, and Chiali Lavalle going over school work. Photo by: Jack Schatzman

Are the Students at Ventura High School overworked?

Jack Schatzman December 18, 2019

 I'm overworked, and most students say they are too  [dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap] think I'm overworked. Most of the students at Ventura High School can agree with me. I fair about three to four and...

Junior Madeleine Scheer (number 21) went in for a lay up as sophomore Tiernan Philips (number 23, far right) waited to continue the three man weave drill. Photo by Logan Wilkov

Cougars hit the courts

Logan Wilkov November 26, 2019

Meet the 19’-20’ girls varsity basketball team Ventura High School’s varsity girls basketball team started their first practice of the winter season on Monday afternoon the fourth. Ann Larson, along...

Take a deep dive into Ventura High Schools annual cardboard boat races

Take a deep dive into Ventura High Schools annual cardboard boat races

Logan Wilkov November 26, 2019

Cougars compete during the ‘19-‘20 cardboard boat races  Students in groups of three to a maximum of six gathered on the pool deck on Nov. 14, ready to test their creation made of only cardboard and...

Varsity football ends season with heads held high

Varsity football ends season with heads held high

Yasmin Myers and Riley Ramirez November 21, 2019

Friday, Nov. 15 marked the second round of CIF football playoffs against Cypress High School. This game was especially significant because of all the hard work the football team put out, but they played...

Hibbler holds the camera that he plans to take the unfiltered photos on in front of his face to portray that he wants to stay as anonymous as possible. Photo by: Doug Sandford

This year’s seniors are once again, unfiltered

Lola Bobrow and Douglas Sandford November 21, 2019

Last year, Ventura High School Alumni Claire Ortiz, a graduate of the Class of 2019, started a project that served as an alternative to VHS’s traditional formal senior photos that included an organic...

Sophomore Lucca Camus shows off his cross that he wears daily. Its cool and gothic, but keeps me protected [from ghosts] at the same time. Photo by: Katie Medina

Falling into fashion

Anna Guerra and Katie Medina November 15, 2019

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, VHS students’ transition into fall fashion. As Ventura transitions into Autumn weather, students continue to find new ways to wear pieces they love,...

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