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Teachers should not have to continuously interrupt their lectures to get you to put your phone away. Be respectful and considerate. Graphic by: Lourdes Almalab

Opinion: The use of phones in class will always be impossible to regulate

Lourdes Almalab May 26, 2023

The never-ending debate between teachers and students The use of phones in class is a constant subject area that teachers are having to cover more and more. It’s not uncommon for a teacher to interrupt...

ChatGPT is a website created by OpenAI. Graphic by: Kendall Garcia

VHS teachers discuss their opinions about ChatGPT

Kendall Garcia February 17, 2023

ChatGPT is a chatbot that was launched in November of 2022 by OpenAI ChatGPT has brought up many questions from both students and staff. How will this affect teaching and learning in the future? The website...

The IDEA Center is one of many initatives by the non-profit organization STEMbassadors. According to the STEMbassadors website, ¨The STEMbassadors IDEA Center is a permanent location that offers marginalized youth and the community opportunities to bridge their education with innovation. By offering career pathways, students get the chance to partner with local businesses and community members.¨ Photo by: Sophia Denzler

IDEA Center allows students to create projects

Alejandro Hernandez and Sophia Denzler July 9, 2022

STEMbassadors provides access to technology at the IDEA Center The IDEA Center is a makerspace center created by STEMbassadors, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving underrepresented...

Team 3925 meets frequently, especially during build season. A week in build season can look like Tuesday-Sunday for roughly two to four hours. Photo by: Greta Pankratz

It all starts with The Circuit of Life

Caroline Marsden and Greta Pankratz January 26, 2022

The VHS robotics team is in the midst of preparation for upcoming competitions Ventura High School Robotics, better known to the robotics community as Team 3925, The Circuit of Life, was founded in 2011....

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