75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
Josh Francis, a counselor said, Summer school is [going to] run from July 5 [to] 31. There [are] two sessions. Session one [is] from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., and session two is from 12:45 to 4:30 p.m. Graphic by: Kendall Garcia

Ventura High School opens 2022-23 summer school registration

Kinda Mehael, Ella Duncan, and Kendall Garcia March 21, 2023

Students are now able to register for summer school Both VHS and BHS will be holding summer school from July 5 to 31. They will hold two sessions throughout the day, allowing students to make up two classes...

The VHS baseball team was scheduled to compete against its rivals, the BHS Bulldogs. However, conditions became too dangerous because of the mud on the playing field. Graphic by: Samantha Castañeda

Ventura High School baseball and softball teams forced to cancel games against BHS

  On March 14, the VHS varsity baseball team was set to play BHS on their home field in their annual cross-town rivalry game. However, due to heavy rainfall, the game will be rescheduled. JV was...

Esja Moore 23 said, The Channel League Championship is the team that gets first place in the league with the most wins. Sometimes there’s a tie, but it’s not usually a tie. If there’s a tie they go by goal differential or they flip a coin. Photo by: Joe Curley

VHS soccer team has earned the title of Channel League Champs

Alexis Segovia, Isabel Andrade, and Weston Blackburn February 10, 2023

 VHS Girls Soccer Team are Channel League Champs On Jan. 31, the VHS Girls Soccer Team won their game against cross town rivals Buena High School, which enabled them to win the title of Channel League...

Rocket club members watch and discuss recent rocket launches from around the world. Photo by: Weston Blackburn

Club feature: Rocket Club

Weston Blackburn January 25, 2023

A place for VHS students interested in aerospace engineering and rocketry The Rocket Club takes place during lunch on Fridays in VHS math teacher Preston Biller’s room, 108.  Members watch videos...

Ventura High School wrestlers faced off against each other in front of a crowd at the Black and Gold event. Photo by: Weston Blackburn

VHS hosts its annual Black and Gold event

Weston Blackburn and Isabel Andrade December 2, 2022

VHS wrestlers prepare for tournaments at the Black and Gold event On Nov. 16, the Ventura High School Wrestling Team opened its annual Black and Gold event to the public. The wrestling team consists...

Pearl ended with actress Mia Goths (Pearl) intense smile that lasted two minutes while the credits rolled. Graphic by: Summer Williams

Movie review: “Pearl”

Summer Williams and Ace Rico November 13, 2022

 A24’s newest film, “Pearl,” is a colorful slasher full of thrills and questionable morals The release of "X" earlier this year, the first slasher film in its riveting three-part film series, left...

Christopher Rea 26 (center-left) and Joseph Ramirez 26 (center-right) wearing the stereotypical Edgar outfit. Photo by: Alexis Segovia

Opinion: Edgar nation stand up!

Alexis Segovia, Alex Hoskins, and Julian Martinez October 21, 2022

The term “Edgar” has been coined as a joke, but is it more than that to the people that it is targeted at? The rise of social media has brought rise to various trends and microtrends. From mini-skirts...

Cougie maze

Cougie maze

Ruby Lacques September 23, 2022

Freshman Bailey Burman said, Mose is always doing weird things and making us laugh when we hangout during sixth period. Photo by Alina Reitz

Student feature: VHS knows Mose

Alina Reitz April 14, 2022

Learn a little extra about VHS extrovert Mose Cook Mose Cook is a senior at Ventura High who loves donuts, “annoying” his track coach, Tyree Cruz and making those around him happy. He is an extremely...

For the celebration of pride month 2021. This was drawn in inspiration of not being ashamed of who you are, which is what the GSA is dedicated to. Graphic by: Olive Kranzler

The will of the GSA

Olive Kranzler October 14, 2021

What is the significance of the Gay-Straight Alliance, and how does it aid students? Clubs at VHS campus range from academic to extracurricular and everything in between. They can give students something...

Freshman Maddy Dannenberg (number 8) fights for the ball against Rio Mesa. Photo by: Jocelyn Lee

Ventura shoots, they score!

Jack Schatzman and Jocelyn Lee February 12, 2020

Varsity girls soccer defeats Rio Mesa At 5:00 p.m. on a cold January evening, Ventura High School’s girls varsity soccer team put on their game faces as they played against Rio Mesa. The first half of...

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...

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