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Art Contest

Nick Tomlin

December 3, 2019

  Art teacher Christopher Wright believes that a Venice student has the opportunity to win up to $800 in scholarship money through the national PTA Art Contest.  “Last year we had a student make it to the state finals and this year I’m pushing a little harder so I think we’ll have a lot of talented entries,” ...

2019 Homecoming Parade is Last One on “Grease” Era Watson Field

2019 Homecoming Parade is Last One on “Grease” Era Watson Field

December 3, 2019

This year’s Homecoming game and parade took place Nov. 1 and was possibly the last game to be played on t...

Gondos Dress to Impress at Homecoming

Gondos Dress to Impress at Homecoming

Charity Grant, Reporter

December 2, 2019

At this year’s Homecoming Dance Oct. 26, over 400 Gondos participated and came dressed for the occasi...

Homecoming 2019

Homecoming 2019

December 2, 2019

During October, Venice continued the tradition of hosting the annual Homecoming dance in the West Gy...

Presidential Candidates Pt.1

Alaina Fairley-Moore, Reporter

December 2, 2019

Though they may seem far away, the presidential elections are right around the corner, and this year, there have been more democratic candidates running for president than ever before. With that being said, it’s important to inform yourself about some of the candidates and what they stand for. As a part of an ongoing series,...

Holiday Food

Jessica Sample, Reporter

November 7, 2019

It’s the holiday season and the smell of tasteful food is in the air. The bubbling apple pie, the sizzling potatoes and the roasting turkey in the oven. Gathering together with friends and family to prepare delicious meals is a large portion of the love that ponders throughout the holidays.   Many cultures have popular dishes that are ...

Question Man: Homecoming

Rita Gamboa, Reporter

November 7, 2019

The Homecoming Dance took place Oct. 26 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Students from all grades got to spend time with friends or significant others to enjoy time with them. The Venice Oarsman asked students what their favorite part of homecoming dance was. Catherine Gallegos, Junior:  “My favorite part was when they playe...

Planting for a cause

Kayla Leon, Reporter

November 7, 2019

  Our earth is dying every minute and every second, and Venice’s World Language and Global Studies Magnet wants to do something about it.  Students from the World Language magnet program are taking part in making a change. Since the start of the year, every geography class in this academy has come up with a pla...

Oakgrove Fall Retreat 2019

Oakgrove Fall Retreat 2019

November 7, 2019

  The Oakgrove retreat recently took place this past month on the weekend of October 18 to 20...

Demolition of The Learning Garden

Demolition of The Learning Garden

November 6, 2019

Opinion Demolition of The Learning Garden  Marina Eskander  Venice High School has been under con...

Gondo Drip- Phoebe Loveland

Gondo Drip- Phoebe Loveland

Julian Lopez-Albany and Rah-San Bailey

October 29, 2019

In this issue of Gondo Drip, the Oarsman pursues another stylistic Gondolier, Phoebe Loveland. Although you m...

The Last Grease Night

The Last Grease Night

October 28, 2019

  For students, faculty, or anyone who lives in the surrounding community, Grease Night is many...