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Hillary Clinton Wins Mock Election

Hillary Clinton Wins Mock Election

November 3

On Oct. 11, Venice high school held a mock election to see who students would select as their next president. Representing the democrats, Hilary Clinton, who is running for president along with vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, received a total of 156 votes from students. Running against Clinton from the republican, American independent parties were Donald Trump and Michael R. Pence against Kaine....

Students Take Photos in New Club After School

Students Take Photos in New Club After School

November 1

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 in Room 13 from 3:15-5:15 p.m. The club is instructed by UCLA educators from the Visual and Performing Arts Education Program. The leading educator is UCLA graduate Kevin Michini...

New Skateboard Lockers Available For Use

New Skateboard Lockers Available For Use

October 20

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 school, Venice High officials decided lockers were a good idea. Dr. Oryla Wiedoeft thought it was time to give consideration to the skateboarders just like they did for the bikers...

Tribute to Joseph Tachiki

Tribute to Joseph Tachiki

October 11

Joseph Tachiki,15, was a beloved student and son of longtime English teacher Christine Tachiki here at Venice High School. He passed away last Thursday, Sept 29. After suffering a minor concussion while playing football, he was diagnosed with two brain aneurysms that had been growing for years, according to teacher Kirsten Farrell. A brain aneurysm is the enlargement of a weakness in the arterial wa...

Spirit Packages Available Until the End of August

Maya Manjarrez, Editor-in-Chief

August 22

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Venice High School Spirit Packages, which include Homecoming and Spring Fling tickets, Gondo gear, an activity card and the yearbook, are being offered until the end of August. For more information and prices, visit the Venice High website at https://venicehs-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

First day of school for Fall 2016

First day of school for Fall 2016

July 25

The first day of school for the fall semester is Tuesday, Aug. 16. Teachers will be at school on Monday, Aug. 15 for a pupil-free day, to prepare for the first day. More information about the beginning of the school year will be added here as it becomes available.

New Dollar Bills Feature Women

Corina Pineda, Reporter

June 8

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The US Treasury will be producing new bills for 2020.

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Smarter Balance

Cameron Clarvoe-Pace, Reporter

June 3

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The rumors about students being unable to participate in senior activities next year if they don’t take the test are untrue.

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POPS Event

Nichole Landaverde, Reporter

June 3

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True stories written by members of the Venice POPS club will be read at a fundraising event on Monday evening, June 13.

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2017 Prom Committee

Cameron Clarvoe-Pace, Reporter

June 3

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Class of 2017 is getting a head start on their senior year.

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Prom King and Queen 2016

Prom King and Queen 2016

June 2

The cheering audience of the class of 2016 chanted cheers of joy when class sponsor, Ms. Andrea Page, announced the Prom King, Devante Scovell, and Prom Queen, Daisy Sharma.

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Possible Gender Neutral Bathrooms at Venice in the Future

Yesenia Vargas, Assistant Entertainment Editor

June 1

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Here at Venice, the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) wants to open a gender-neutral bathroom in the near future.

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