The Oarsman

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Meet The Oarsman’s new Adviser, Mr. Davidow

Daniel Ho, Website Editor

May 27, 2020

After 21 years of teaching journalism at Venice High School, Ms. Nancy Zubiri has decided to retire. In her place, 10th grade English teacher Eli Davidow will take over as the journalism adviser starting in the 2020-2021 school year. Mr. Davidow was his high school newspaper staff when he was in high school, and has worked in...

Things to Keep you Busy During Quarantine

Rita Gamboa, Reporter

May 25, 2020

During these challenging times, it’s hard to stay entertained inside your home. Here are some ideas that may help you to keep busy during the COVID-19 quarantine: -Exercise: If  you want to stay physically active, try some exercise. At-home exercises can include sit-ups, jumping jacks and even yoga to taking walks in the neigh...

How to Stay Motivated While Learning Online

Kayla Leon

May 25, 2020

Sometimes it can be difficult to push through and stay on top of all your school work when you are working at home in isolation. With just some small improvements and practice, your work life can enhance greatly.  The most important tip is to set a schedule for yourself. The many benefits of online school is that now you have ...

New Teaching Methods During Quarantine

Shia Wade

May 25, 2020

Venice teachers are trying their best to shift to online schooling the best way possible. All teachers are using Schoology and the program’s updates  and some are using Zoom for lectures. Other teachers have used Google Slides and YouTube. They are practicing with online tools to find the best, most efficient way to teach dur...

How Venice Students are Taking Advantage of the Stay-at-Home Orders

How Venice Students are Taking Advantage of the Stay-at-Home Orders

Hiromi Maeda

May 20, 2020

As students continue to endure the “pain” of staying at home, most have found different ways to co...

Millie Zarate

Question Man: COVID-19

April 5, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people around the world. Businesses have either closed leaving peop...

Mr. Eduardo Serna

Mr. Eduardo Serna

March 25, 2020

Eduardo Serna, Graphic Design Teacher:   What is your philosophy in life? “Do others as you want them t...

Mr. Ahsan Minhas

Mr. Ahsan Minhas

Carmen Perez, Features Editor

March 25, 2020

Ahsan Minhas, U.S History, Constitutional Law, Government and Economics Teacher:   What is y...

Annual Black History Month Assembly

Ashley Bueno, Reporter

March 25, 2020

The Black History Month assembly that took place Feb. 28 was an inspiring event that lifted everyone's spirits. The assembly opened with Chaya Forman singing the Black National Anthem.  “Black History Month is a time when we can recognize the richness of this community, a time when we can sort of reflect on the community...

Venice Students and Teachers Adjust to Remote Learning

Geography Teacher Captain Dobbs motivates and keeps students up to date through instagram live streamings.

Carmen Perez, Features Editor

March 25, 2020

Friday, March 13 was the last day of regular classes, before LAUSD shut down its schools due to the COV...

Model and Athlete Cailee Grayhorse Pupecki

Senior artist and softball player Caliee Pupecki Grayhorse.

Daniel Ho, Wed Editor

March 20, 2020

Cailee Grayhorse Pupecki, a senior here at Venice high school, is a model in her free time. Over the four...

Venice High Artist Janna Rae

Senior artist Janna Rae.

Destin Evans, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

Venice High senior Janna Rae is using her creative talents to produce her business with her paintings...