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Op-ed letter to students from VHS teachers

Op-ed letter to students from VHS teachers

The Cougar Press June 21, 2020

Our dear high school students, tomorrow’s leaders,   Life and History, in the forms of a virus and the largest racial uprisings of your lifetime, have perhaps taught you more in the last twelve weeks...

Gachas Got Ya!

Gachas Got Ya!

Garrett Jaffe February 27, 2019

For as long as I can remember, I have been interested in history. At five, I was clad in knights armor frolicing around my yard imagining myself to be a great king conquering my neighboring kingdom. And...

Steward shows off a card signed by his football players to his 4th period Calculus class the day after freshman football's end of season banquet. Photo by: Lola Bobrow

Brad Steward, promoter of a “well rounded” education

Gavin Cross and Lola Bobrow November 19, 2018

Some might know Ventura High School math teacher Brad Steward by his sometimes philosophical math lessons and choice to use the term “opportunity” instead of test. Others might know him as the freshman...

A 1.25 percent compromise

A 1.25 percent compromise

January 17, 2018

Nowadays, it’s common for students to take their teachers for granted without necessarily even realizing that they’re doing so. For some students, they look forward to visiting old teachers...

Parisi, room 133, shows her “Wall of Puns”, a helpful learning graphic for her students.

VHS welcomes Amanda Parisi

September 14, 2017

Amanda Parisi, room 133, teaches five periods consisting of special education, biology and math. Although she has been teaching for seven years, this is her first year teaching at VHS. Parisi states...

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