The Oarsman

Saying Farewell to the Oarsman Seniors!

Sebastien Balembois, Sports Reporter

June 1, 2018

Filed under Features

  Questions: How many years have you been on the staff? What was your favorite Oarsman memory? What will you miss the most? What did you learn from being in journalism? Julissa Ventureno Bryce Rodriguez (Editor-in-Chief) 2 years Favorite Oarsman memory was travelling to Seattle for the conve...

Silberman Breakfast

Silberman Breakfast

June 1, 2018

On the morning of Friday May 11, Mr. David Silberman, a much loved history teacher who has been at Venice ...

Who Said That?

Julissa Ventureno, Assistant Features Editor/ Photographer

June 1, 2018

Filed under Features

_____ “Let’s go party people!” _____ “Don’t waste your life away.” _____ “No mas!” _____ “Show me the money, honey.” _____ “Don't talk to me unless you want to have an intellectual conversation.” _____ “For the love of good, get some slip.” _____ “Stay classy everyone.” _____...

18 Tips for Finals

18 Tips for Finals

June 1, 2018

Finals are near and maybe the stress and worry is getting ready to set in. Have no fear students, the ...

Top 10 Seniors 2018

Rebecca Halfacre, Sports Reporter

May 31, 2018

Filed under Features

#1 Colin Chun 4.475 CalTech Major: Undeclared Extracurriculars: Boy Scouts, swimming, Science Bowl, Academic Decathlon Hardest class: AP Biology Favorite Teacher: “Ms. Chew, I’ve had her for three years and she has helped me succeed in math the whole time.” SLC: World Language Magnet   #2...

Arshia Smith Spotlight

Arshia Smith Spotlight

April Cuarenta, Asst. News Editor

May 31, 2018

Filed under Features

Arshia Smith auditioned for the musical “West Side Story” back in late January. Smith seemed nerv...

Question Man: What Are Your Summer Plans?

Question Man: What Are Your Summer Plans?

Mya Gates, Asst. Web Editor and Illustrator

May 31, 2018

Filed under Features

With the 2017-2018 school year coming to a close, the students are getting excited for summer! There are o...

Get Lit Season Comes to an End

Get Lit Season Comes to an End

May 31, 2018

The Get Lit season may be over, but the Venice players went out in a blaze of poetic glory. On Fr...

18 Tips from Class of 2018

18 Tips from Class of 2018

May 30, 2018

“Don’t procrastinate. You’ll enjoy the things you actually want to do more when you don’t hav...

Italian Opera

Italian Opera

May 29, 2018

Italian teacher  Carolyn Willcox organized a very successful trip to the LA Opera once again. The st...

Teacher Spotlight on Teacher Appreciation Day

Kylon Wade, Features Reporter

May 29, 2018

Filed under Features

  Teacher Appreciation Day was celebrated on May 9th. This event is a celebration in honor of the teachers  and the work they do. It is a celebrated day throughout LAUSD. Many teachers are recognized on this day and are appreciated. John Bruno, a math teacher, has been teaching math classes at Venice High School for a total of 17 years. “My take on Teacher Appreciation Day is just like all the other parent holi...

Death of a Grandmother and Being in Foster Care

Alicia Valenciana and Julissa Ventureno

May 24, 2018

Filed under Features, Humans of Venice

Humans of Venice High is a series of photographs and personal histories, revealing the hidden emotions. Two Oarsman staffers went around school campus, asking random students if they would mind being interviewed regarding their personal stories. When asked what her greatest struggle was, Gabriela Perdomo said, “I think that I ...