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Venice students place in regional Japan Bowl

Andrea Lo, Asst. News Editor

April 16, 2015

Nine Venice High students participated on March 7 in the Japan Bowl of Southern California. Three of those students placed second, and another three placed third in their respective levels of competition. The Bowl encourages high school students currently enrolled in levels III and IV to compete in their knowledge of Japanese...

The Oarsman Now on the Web

Joseph Medina, Assistant Sports Editor

March 6, 2015

The Oarsman has launched an official online website. The website,, which launched Dec. 18, contained the stories from the Dec. 11 issue and other important stories from previous issues. The website is expanding every day and will have stories posted on a regular basis. The Oarsman now also has an Instagram...

Valentine Dates

Cinthia Hercules, Photo Editor

March 6, 2015

It’s that time of year where guys worry about how much they’re going to spend and girls worry about what to wear for the night. The single people out there will have no worries at all but to make themselves happy! Valentine’s Day is in two days and if you are clueless on what to do, here are a few ideas: -If money...

Valentine’s Day Recipes

Kimberly Velasquez, Reporter

February 27, 2015

In this month of love, there are many who will try to look for the best gift to give to their partners. Many people will look forward to making their partners lives a little sweeter. There are many things that can help romanticize a relationship, but something done by hand will have partners mesmerized. A few recipes that have...

FIRST-Tech Challenge robotics competition at Venice High Jan. 2015

Venice Hosts Robotics Competition

February 3, 2015

The Venice Robotics team hosted a Los Angeles FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifier for the first time here...

Valentine Saxy Grams Available

February 2, 2015

The school band will visit classrooms and play music for students and teachers who receive a "Saxy Gram."  on Friday, Feb. 13 in honor of Valentine's Day. The band is offering the saxy grams as a fundraiser.  The recipients will also receive a candy gram. The band members will be playing the song "Careless Whisper." The...

Holiday Cookie Recipe

December 18, 2014

Enjoy some wonderful holiday cookies with your family and friends. Cookies are real easy to make, and you can have lots o fun decorating them. In my family, it's been a tradition to make holiday chocolate chip cookies every year with my nieces and nephews. When my family gets together to make these delicious cookies, I feel...

Five tips to ace your finals

Five tips to ace your finals

December 15, 2014

Finals are coming up in less than a week. That means it's time to study! If you need to change up your...

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Miraculous Murals around Venice High School

December 10, 2014

The Venice High campus contains a variety of beautiful and cultural murals, gifted to the school by a...

Choir boy makes it to National

Choir boy makes it to National

Janalthy Orozco, Reporter

December 10, 2014

Jordan Levine represented Venice High School in the All National Honor Mixed Choir, which performed in...

Five Tips to Ace Your Finals

Josiah Destin, Reporter

December 3, 2014

Finals are coming up in less than a week. That means it's time to study! If you need to change up your study habits or need to learn how to study, these five tips for studying can really help you become prepared for your final tests. 1. Start Early Cramming information into your brain at the last second will only give...