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

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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...

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...

From left to right, seniors Kambria Haughton, Senna Togneri, Tatum Schmidt, Megan Ditlof and Samantha Henley styled heels or boots with a range of colored short skin tight dresses. Photo from Megan Ditlof

Hoco outfits take a new turn

Julia Davies and Logan Wilkov October 25, 2019

Short tight dresses and a collared shirt with a tie seems to be the norm for most students attire for homecoming, but some students decided to step out of the regular style this year and dress outside...

How well do VHS students know Geography?

How well do VHS students know Geography?

Sam Hicks and Charlotte D'Orsi October 14, 2019

https://vimeo.com/366183171

VHS students describe their year in one word...

VHS students describe their year in one word…

Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn June 5, 2019

https://vimeo.com/340358053 Filmed/edited by: Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn

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