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Venice High Principal Gabriel Griego.
Principal Griego to Leave Venice High, Will Be Remembered As Someone Who "put us on the map as ‘The Famous Venice High School"
Arely Ocampo Bartolo, Engagement Editor • June 10, 2021

Principal Gabriel Griego will be leaving Venice High at the end of this school year after leading Venice for the past three and a half years, beginning in the 2018-2019 school...

What Will Going To School Be Like Next year?
What Will Going To School Be Like Next year?
Kymia Freeman and Natalia Perez-Morales June 9, 2021

Last week, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner announced the district’s intention to fully reopen next school year: five days a week, fully in-person. Combined with the...

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Coming Out: Everything Is Going To Be Alright
Coming Out: Everything Is Going To Be Alright
Viviana Casanova, Reporter • June 15, 2021

     In January 2020 when I was 14, I was figuring out who I was and what gender I was into. Turns out I'm bisexual.     Around this time of me figuring...

Opinion: School And Work Are Important—But So Is Your Wellness
Opinion: School And Work Are Important—But So Is Your Wellness
Z Ramirez, Reporter • May 19, 2021

Balance is important for all humans, especially young adults who are working hard and preparing for the coming years of adult life. Negative thoughts are a part of the growth...

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Boys' Volleyball, 5-2, Ends Season In Close Match Against Taft
Isaac Ng, Sports Editor • June 14, 2021

Boys’ volleyball season ended in a 3-0 loss at Taft in the CIF-LACS Boys Volleyball Playoffs Open Division Wednesday, May 26.   “I think the game went well...

Ariana Soto taking the field against Hamilton High
"A Team That Works Together Wins Together": Softball Brings Strong Work Ethic Into Chavez Playoff Match-Up
Nicole Rosales, Reporter • June 14, 2021

Softball, 8-4, looks forward to its postseason match-up against a strong Chavez High team next Tuesday.    According to junior Ann Watkins, the Gondos feel prepared.    “We’ve...

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Venice Drama Presents A New Show Which Is Labeled “A Zoomdunnit Mystery”
Venice Drama Presents A New Show Which Is Labeled “A Zoomdunnit Mystery”
Arely Ocampo Bartolo, Engagement Editor • June 11, 2021

Under the direction of theater teacher Bianca Andrews, Venice High School Drama premiered “The Virtual Killer: A Zoomdunnit Mystery,” a play performed and screened entirely...

Poets Take the Final Stage Yet Again At Get Lit Competition
Poets Take the Final Stage Yet Again At Get Lit Competition
Tiffany Lopez, Reporter • June 11, 2021

Not even a pandemic will keep these poets down.  On Saturday, May 1, Venice High’s Poetry Club participated in the virtual Get Lit competition placing 5th against GALA,...

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POV: My Martial Arts Awakening
POV: My Martial Arts Awakening
Z Ramirez, Reporter • June 11, 2021

Growing up, I always watched cartoons, anime, and movies with superheroes or martial artists who would throw in different forms of martial arts in their moves.    Now,...

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"Ya'll Better Quiet Down": Venice High Celebrates Pride
Jessica Trujillo-Hernandez, Reporter • June 11, 2021

This month, members of the Venice High community are celebrating Pride Month. Every June, the LGBTQIA+ community joins together to express themselves and honor those who fought...

Celebrating the Venice Class of 2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Celebrating the Venice Class of 2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Jose Corona, Reporter • June 10, 2021

Now that graduation looms upon us, many prepare to say their final goodbyes and gather for their final moments as high schoolers.  Two Venice students have shown tremendous...

Andrea Page Turns Another Chapter
Andrea Page Turns Another Chapter
Johanna Zamora, Reporter • June 10, 2021

Teaching was not on the radar for Spanish teacher Andrea Page.  “If you’d ask me back when I graduated high school, ‘Are you going to be a teacher?’” she said....

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