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  • Earthwatch

    Earthwatch

    Bryce Rodriguez

    November 15, 2016

    Ms. April White and senior Kriseira Lamas both went on expeditions for a week this summer to participate in climate fieldwork change for Earthwatch, a program that allows students, teachers and other researchers to investigate critical environmental issues across the globe. On an Earthwatch Expedition,... READ MORE »»

  • Science Behind Pixar Review

    Science Behind Pixar Review

    Emily Elias

    November 14, 2016

    Like most teens, you probably grew up watching and loving a lot of great Pixar movies. Now at the Science Behind Pixar Exhibition at the California Science Center, you can see how all of your favorite characters came to life. There’s big, life-sized statues of Buzz Lightyear, Mike and Sully, Dory,... READ MORE »»

  • Football Spotlight: Justin Cauley #5

    Football Spotlight: Justin Cauley #5

    JaNiece Calhoun

    November 14, 2016

    If you attend Venice High varsity football games, then “ Number Five on the 15-yard carry on the first down” is something you have heard before. Number Five is junior Justin Cauley, a varsity running back on the football team. Cauley made his mark this season by improving his speed and as one of... READ MORE »»

  • Selena Make-up

    Selena Make-up

    Samantha Espinoza

    November 8, 2016

         People from all over the world are still in love with the late Tejano singer Selena. The singer-songwriter was only 24 when she was tragically shot and killed by her fan-club manager, Yolanda Saldívar, in 1995. As a tribute to Selena's legacy and her family, the cosmetic company M.A.C. created an... READ MORE »»

  • Altar for Day of the Dead

    Altar for Day of the Dead

    Joshua Fenty

    November 8, 2016

    Day of the Dead starts on Tuesday Nov. 1 and ends on Nov. 2. M.E.Ch.A, the Black Student Union and the Gay Straight Alliance worked together on an altar for the Day of the Dead and it will be displayed on the side of Cunningham Hall. The altar had the three traditional levels that represent heaven, earth... READ MORE »»

Ocampo Retiring

Mireya Curiel

Marivel Ocampo, a Spanish teacher who has been teaching at Venice for over 25 years, retired this year. “I will miss Ms. Ocampo’s outfits and the way she treated me when I was in her class,” said Maya Gates, a junior...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

Students Take Photos in New Club After School

Students Take Photos in New Club After School

Mireya Curiel

Photo Voice The Media, Arts, Technology Academy lead teacher Ruth Greene and the Boys & Girls Club have brought a photography club to Venice. PhotoVoice is a photography club that meets every Thursday after school...  Read More »

Nov 1 • No Comments

New Skateboard Lockers Available For Use

New Skateboard Lockers Available For Use

Andrea Garcia, Reporter

The new skateboard lockers were put up to give students a safe place to keep their boards. They are located outside the West Building facing the Main Office. Because a lot of students use their boards to get to and from...  Read More »

Oct 20 • No Comments

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Girls Volleyball

Almond Mckinley and Sebastien Balembois

The girls volleyball team has kicked off the season with a solid 4-1 record. Their most recent game was at Fairfax on Sep. 22 where they took home a win of 3-0. They have defeated University High School, Hamilton High School,...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

  • Girls Softball Playoffs Comes to an End June 3, 2016
  • Swim Team Playoffs June 3, 2016
  • Paul Luevano Breaking Records June 3, 2016
  • Venice Baseball Dominating the Western League May 4, 2016

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Venice Cheer

Venice Cheer

Emily Elias and Mireya Curiel

Venice’s cheer coach, Ms. Joana Trocan-Garrett, has been coaching cheer since 2010 but she took the 2015-2016 school year off. Ironically, she considered the cheerleaders to be annoying, until she decided...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

Hispanic Heritage Celebrated Sept.15 to Oct. 15

October 13, 2016

MESA

September 28, 2016

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

September 28, 2016

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The student news site of Venice High School
The student news site of Venice High School