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News

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

Altar for Day of the Dead

Altar for Day of the Dead

Joshua Fenty

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...  Read More »

Nov 8 • 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

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Sports

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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Features

Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies

Samantha Espinoza, Features Editor

With the holidays coming up, finding an easy and simple dessert recipe can be challenging to find. Peanut butter sugar cookies are not only quick and easy to make, but they are also quite delicious. My...  Read More »

Jan 10 • No Comments

Venice Cheer

Venice Cheer

November 14, 2016

Hispanic Heritage Celebrated Sept.15 to Oct. 15

October 13, 2016

MESA

September 28, 2016

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Editors

Magali Sanchez
Magali Sanchez

Photo Editor / Website Manager

Hi I'm Magali and this is my 2nd year on the Oarsman staff. I am the Photo Editor and the Website manager. I enjoy taking pictures for the Oarsman and keeping the website updated.

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Emily Elias
Emily Elias

Reporter

Hello! I'm Emily, I'm a junior, and this is my first year writing for The Oarsman. I love mcgriddles, memes, and Morrissey. I also clearly love alliterations.

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Chyna Dews
Chyna Dews

Reporter

Hello! I am in the 11th grade and play basketball. I enjoy writing sport stories. So I recommend checking out my sport stories.

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JaNiece Calhoun

Sports Reporter

 Hello, I am a senior and a sports reporter on the Oarsman staff. I'm 17 and a participating member of the Venice High Allegros.

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Andrea Lo
Andrea Lo

Managing Editor

Hi hi! I'm a senior and this is my fourth year in the Oarsman staff. (It's like senior citizen status.) I'm the managing editor this year. I joined as a reporter in my freshman year, became assistant...  Read More »

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Samantha Espinoza
Samantha Espinoza

Reporter and Photographer

Hi guys! I'm a junior at Venice High and I love being in journalism. I'm currently a reporter and a photographer for the Oarsman. Being in the class has taught me many new skills and has improved my English...  Read More »

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Bryce Rodriguez
Bryce Rodriguez

News Editor

Hello! I am a junior at Venice, and I love this school so much. Journalism is something I look forward to, and I really enjoy writing stories for the newspaper. This is is my first year as a journalist,...  Read More »

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Almond Mckinley
Almond Mckinley

reporter

I am 15 years old and a junior at Venice High. I am a sports reporter for the Oarsman. I play on the girls basketball team and I like to listen to music, draw, and dance with my family.

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