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
Ventura High School students gathered to protest during period four near the Main Street Gym and the surrounding parking lot. Photo by: Adi De Clerck

VHS students walk out to protest teacher salaries

Alejandro Hernandez, Adi De Clerck, and Jocelyn Wood October 25, 2022

Students joined a protest by walking out during period four on Oct. 21 Ventura High School students walked out of their period four classes at 10:41 a.m. Oct. 21, 11 minutes after the beginning of the...

English teacher Elizabeth Mainz (lower-center) holds a sign that reads, We love kids for all were worth! at an Oct. 10 VUEA protest. Photo by: Brody Daw

Opinion: WTF: Where’s the funding?

Brody Daw October 21, 2022

 As teachers close their doors in protest of their three percent raise, students should do everything they can to support them   Ventura High School students are beginning to realize that the...

On Aug. 23, VUSD employees gathered for the annual Welcome Back Celebration. VUEA members wore red in order to protest their raise of one percent. Photo from: the VUEA website.

Ventura teachers protest, negotiate and dispute over one percent raise

Avery Cameron October 2, 2022

“If you want s***** teachers to do this, give s***** pay. If you want teachers who give a d*** and are here for the kids and work hard, pay more,” said an anonymous Ventura Unified Student District...

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...

No Consent for the 2%

No Consent for the 2%

Ryan King October 17, 2017

In the previous article, “The power was in the numbers: VUSD teachers appeal for 2 percent pay increase,” The Cougar Press stated that in Santa Barbara, Oxnard Union, and Pleasant Valley school districts,...

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