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Homecoming Advance

Homecoming Advance

October 6, 2017

Everything about the homecoming dance is exciting, from the homecoming queen and king, to the beautiful...

POPS Books and Documentary

Julissa Ventureno, Features Reporter

September 29, 2017

Filed under Features

POPS, a club that helps students deal with incarcerated relatives, is filming a short documentary about a former Venice student, John Rodriguez, who was in prison. Rodriguez came to Venice Sept. 27 to talk to POPS members about his own personal prison experience and how he shortened his 22-year sentence. He stated that Dennis...

SRLA Kickoff 5K

Julissa Ventureno, Features Reporter

September 28, 2017

Filed under Features

On Sunday, Sept. 25 around 7:30 a.m., 3,200 runners stood at the starting line of the Students Run LA Kickoff 5K at Dockweiler Beach. Among the ocean of anxious runners, stood Venice High’s own SRLA team of 25 runners. They were stretching, tying their shoelaces or adjusting their earphones. Everyone was there for one reason,...

Peer Leadership

Mya Gates, Features Reporter

September 28, 2017

Filed under Features

Domestic violence, bullying and other forms of abuse are serious matters in today’s world. To raise awareness about these types of abuse, Margaret’s Place at Venice High School created an after-school program called Peer Leadership two years ago, around Nov. 2015, and plans on continuing the program as long as possible. The...

Venice’s First Mariachi Band

Venice’s First Mariachi Band

August 25, 2017

This year is the very first year that Venice has had a Mariachi Band in more than 100 years of existence....

How to get your driver’s license

Vivian Lewis, reporter

June 2, 2017

Filed under Features

Depending on your age, driver’s education may be required in order to get your driving license. A person who is between 15 ½ and 18 can obtain their provisional driving permit, after completing a state-approved driver's education course and after passing the DMV written test. Drivers ed is required for teens to learn...

Things to do over Summer

Things to do over Summer

June 1, 2017

We have all been there: it’s summer and you’re bored out of your mind. Here are a few activities...

Ways to Stay Fit Over Summer

Ways to Stay Fit Over Summer

Chyna Dews, Reporter

May 31, 2017

Filed under Features

There are many different ways to stay healthy and fit.

Job Skills Workshop

Barbara Polesi, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Filed under Features

The LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce team of professionals came to Venice High on May 15, to do a resume building and a job interview skills workshop. The event was held in the Student Cafeteria after school. This event was made to help students prepare for life outside of high school and be more confident in finding a job. The...

Summer: the Time for College Apps

Michelle Gonzalez, Reporter/Photographer

May 22, 2017

Filed under Features

One item colleges are always going to look for in competing applicants is what students do in their spare time outside school.

SAT vs ACT

SAT vs ACT

May 15, 2017

The SAT and ACT is a major requirement that is part of applying to four-year colleges.

Pizza in Paris Luncheon

Pizza in Paris Luncheon

April 28, 2017

The Spring Fling that was supposed to occur on March 23rd was postponed due to the lack of tickets so...