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Zachary Monseur 25 said, [The] school bus gets [places] faster. Therefore, it is better than the city bus. Photo by: Lia Hersh

Opinion: Between the school and city bus, which is the bumpier ride?

Which one vibes more? Since the start of the school year, students without an alternative mode of transport have relied on some form of public transportation. Two of the main options of transportation...

Todos los miércoles durante el almuerzo, la maestra de apoyo para estudiantes de inglés, Emily Bradvica Downard, lleva a cabo sesiones de «Simon dice» para estudiantes de inglés en el salón 50. En las sesiones, los estudiantes adivinan la palabra en inglés para la acción de otro estudiante. Foto por: Alejandro Hernández

Los estudiantes de inglés perseveran en la escuela secundaria Ventura

Alejandro Hernandez and Rachel Gonzalez April 26, 2022

Los estudiantes de inglés constituyen más del 16 por ciento del alumnado, pero ¿cómo son atendidos académicamente? The English version of this article can be viewed here. Los estudiantes de la...

VHS Principal Marissa Cervantes said, Our safety plans are used in various ways but the minute we received the initial information our safety plans went into effect by contacting our District offices and our School Resource Officer. From there we adhered to our safety plan throughout the investigation. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

March 28 gun scare resolved as a false alarm at Ventura High School

Alejandro Hernandez March 31, 2022

Report leads to an investigation into a student’s potential firearm possession The administration of Ventura High School received a report that a student was potentially in possession of a firearm on...

Gold Coast Transit District offers a “VHS Tripper” service line which runs between Ventura High School and Ventura avenue. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Opinion: Fare free public transportation is a necessity for the modern-day

Alejandro Hernandez March 22, 2022

Public transportation is an essential service Public transportation is defined by Merriam Webster as, “a system of trains, buses, etc., that is paid for or run by the government.” The city of Ventura...

Sophomore Makena Large said, “I believe that Ventura is a walkable city. I walk around Ventura often, and who knows, maybe that’s a part of why I’m so comfortable here.” Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Opinion: Ventura needs to become more walkable

Alejandro Hernandez February 8, 2022

Ventura can be difficult to get around without a car and that needs to change Walkability is an important aspect of city planning. But what is city planning? As defined by Merriam-Webster, city planning...

The earliest versions of the soccer played today can be traced back to over three thousand years ago. Photo by: Brody Daw

Cat got their tail?

Caroline Marsden and Greta Pankratz January 24, 2022

Ventura varsity girls soccer beats Buena, breaking a three-year losing streak. At the 5:00 p.m. game on Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Ventura High School girls varsity soccer team went into their game with Buena...

Sophomore Lia Postis shared a view from the stadium at VHS. The view from the stadium is always nuts she said. Photo by: Lia Postis

Ventura Views

Brody Daw and Sophia Denzler January 21, 2022

Vendors at the event sold guns, fishing equipment, political memorabilia and food. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Ventura Fairgrounds at the crossroads of the gun debate

Alejandro Hernandez November 30, 2021

Crossroads of the West gun show comes to Ventura amid controversy On Oct. 23 and 24, Crossroads of the West Gun Shows held a gun show at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. The family owned company, based...

Various anti-removal protestors decorated the fence in support of Serra. I wish there was more awareness of how important of a role the Native Americans had in creating this community and this country, stated junior Carmen Ibarra. Photo by: Anna Guerra

Serra will be “serra-brated” no longer

Anna Guerra August 17, 2020

After residing in front of the Ventura City Hall for decades, the statue of California missionary Junipero Serra has been removed. Following virtual public meetings and on-site protests, the Ventura City...

Opinion: What is the best burrito in Ventura?

Opinion: What is the best burrito in Ventura?

Caroline Marsden, Greta Pankratz, and Alina Calamia January 22, 2020 by Greta Pankratz, Caroline Marsden, and Alina Calamia.

Senior, Brian Rea playing defense and juggling the ball away from Carpinteria. Head coach, Claudio Lonardo, commented, We’ve been working on new formations and we have a lot of new players so its going to take some time for them to understand. Photo by: Charlotte DOrsi

Cougars conquer Carpinteria

Charlotte D'Orsi December 16, 2019

Varsity boys soccer earns their second victory of the season "Just slow it down and keep it simple,” head coach Claudio Lonardo explained to the Ventura High School varsity boys soccer team after the...

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