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Venice Students Complete Successful Transition Back To Classrooms Despite New Protocol Hurdles
Venice Students Complete Successful Transition Back To Classrooms Despite New Protocol Hurdles
Eric Lee, Editor In Chief • September 17, 2021

As the Venice High community makes its way through the month of September and the school year picks up speed, students are still adjusting to the various health mandates imposed...

Venice Prepares For Fully In-Person School Day To Begin 2021-2022 Year
Venice Prepares For Fully In-Person School Day To Begin 2021-2022 Year
Eric Lee, Editor-In-Chief • August 15, 2021

After nearly a year and a half of online and hybrid learning, Venice High, along with all LAUSD schools, will be returning to fully in-person instruction beginning tomorrow,...

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Opinion: New Year, New Problems
Opinion: New Year, New Problems
T Lopez, Opinion Editor • September 20, 2021

After nearly two years of isolation, we’re finally back in school. We’re finally back with friends and finally back with people.  We’re back to the inviting environment...

Opinion: Venice Dress Code Is Out Of Style
Opinion: Venice Dress Code Is Out Of Style
Arely Ocampo Bartolo, Managing Editor • September 15, 2021

Every year, Venice High students complain about the school’s dress code policy.  Earlier this school year, I walked onto campus ready to start my day, and I saw many...

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Girls’ Tennis To Host Hamilton In First Match In Almost Two Years
Girls’ Tennis To Host Hamilton In First Match In Almost Two Years
Gisselle Peryanez, Reporter • September 23, 2021

Girl’s tennis comes back to school training harder than ever.    After quarantining for over a year and a half, the Gondos will host Hamilton today for their...

Girls’ Volleyball Remains Undefeated Winning 13 In a Row
Girls’ Volleyball Remains Undefeated Winning 13 In a Row
Troy Lippman, Reporter • September 17, 2021

Undefeated girls’ volleyball, 13-0, will go on the road to face 14-1 Palisades today as they look to continue their win streak and strong play.    The Gondoliers...

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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,...

Yall Better Quiet Down: Venice High Celebrates Pride
"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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