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Testing and Studying Tips for the AP Exams

Vayran Martinez, Reporter

April 10, 2017

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Venice High students are preparing for the AP exams in May, and many students are stressed about school work.

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SRLA

Michelle Gonzalez, Reporter/Photographer

April 5, 2017

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The Students Run Los Angeles (SRLA) team trained for months for the LA Marathon that finally took place on Sunday, March 19. Venice High School students met up at 4:20 a.m. at Mark Twain Middle School. The marathon was 26.2 miles beginning from Dodger Stadium to the Santa Monica Pier. The head sponsor of SRLA, teacher Michael Smith, said, “Students were pretty motivated and showing up to the practices including Saturdays.” He also said one SRLA member was injured one week prior to the race and did not compete, but all the other 27 team members completed the marathon. A member of the SRLA team, Kevin Figueroa...

International Grub Hub

Alan Gamez, Reporter

April 5, 2017

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For the first time Venice will offer International Grub Hub Day, tomorrow April 6.

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Academic Decathalon Competition

Academic Decathalon Competition

March 19, 2017

The Academic Decathlon team participated in two competitions on the weekends of Jan. 28 and Feb. 4.

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Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

Emily Elias, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017

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Women have so many rights in this day and age that women did not have before the 19th century.

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Delectable Brownies to Enjoy on St. Patty’s Day

Ren Juarez, Reporter

March 17, 2017

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If you're looking for a fun tasty treat to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, make sure to check out this easy-to-follow brownie recipe covered in green sprinkles!

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Students Participate in Chemistry Olympiad

Students Participate in Chemistry Olympiad

March 16, 2017

Venice High School students will be participating on this year’s Chemistry Olympiad on March 22 and 23. For AP and Honors Chemistry students, it is a great practice test before the AP tests. Students who do well will then take a national test and prepare themselves to compete internationally at a study camp with other students from all over the United States.   The U.S. National Chemistry...

Restorative Justice

Sofia Alonso, Reporter

March 2, 2017

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Have you ever heard of the term Restorative Justice around our school?  Most students have absolutely no idea what it is, and I was one of them until about a month ago. “Restorative justice is the paradigm shift to discipline; It’s an alternative approach to dealing with discipline, helping  students acknowledge the wrong that they do,” said Ms. Walker, Venice’s Restorative Justice advisor. The program takes the students through a process to discuss the issue that they are having and help bring it to a resolution.  Ms. Walker has been at Venice High School for two years now. Her first year she was get...

5 Historical Figures

Ren Juarez, Reporter

February 18, 2017

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February is dedicated to celebrating Black History Month.

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Students Run Los Angeles Preparing for the L.A. Marathon

Students Run Los Angeles Preparing for the L.A. Marathon

February 17, 2017

Students Run Los Angeles is a club that requires a serious amount of dedication and commitment. The SRLA team spends at least five hours a week practicing after school, training for upcoming races and preparing for the L.A. Marathon in March. Team members strive to complete the annual marathon along with thousands of other students from all around the Los Angeles area. As the marathon approaches,...

Dessert for Valentines

Dessert for Valentines

Michelle Gonzalez, Reporter/Photographer

February 14, 2017

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Who doesn’t love desserts? Here’s a nice recipe that makes 25 to 30 heart-shaped cake pops, ideal to share with your loved ones on Valentine’s Day. According to the website Hello Little Home, here is what you’ll need: 2 8- or 9-inch baked cake layers (any flavor you like) ¼ to ½ cup frosting two different color candy melts (they’re a type of coating similar to chocolate) ...

The Oarsman’s Top 10 Love Songs

The Oarsman’s Top 10 Love Songs

Emily Elias, Opinion Editor

January 31, 2017

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1. Love song – The Cure

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