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2019 is the Rainiest Year in a Decade

2019 is the Rainiest Year in a Decade

March 21, 2019

Umbrellas, puddles, squeaky shoes and soaked students. Welcome to 2019, the rainiest year in a decade. ...

Recovery Classes Offered on Saturdays

Recovery Classes Offered on Saturdays

Naim Gordian, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Filed under News

Saturday school allows students to take a class to make up credits, or, for college purposes, to retake...

Free SAT Offered To Juniors

Free SAT Offered To Juniors

March 11, 2019

For the first time ever, LAUSD offered the SAT exam during the school day. The test was free for all ...

Science Bowl Team Wins Fourth Place At Regionals

Science Bowl Team Wins Fourth Place At Regionals

March 1, 2019

Venice High School’s Science Bowl A team took fourth place and won $1,250 at the Science Bowl regi...

Fourth Annual Poetry Slam

Fourth Annual Poetry Slam

February 19, 2019

Venice High’s fourth annual classic Poetry Slam commenced after school Feb. 7 with 11 student poets pe...

Saxygrams: A Venice Valentine’s Tradition

Saxygrams: A Venice Valentine’s Tradition

February 16, 2019

Have you ever been serenaded in front of your whole class on Valentine’s Day? Every year dozens of Venic...

International Anne Frank Exhibit Hosted At Venice High

International Anne Frank Exhibit Hosted At Venice High

February 4, 2019

In early January, a piece of history was brought to Venice all the way from the Netherlands. The Anne ...

UTLA Strike Agreement: How Satisfied Are Teachers?

UTLA Strike Agreement: How Satisfied Are Teachers?

February 3, 2019

On Jan. 14, the teachers in the L.A. Unified School District (LAUSD) went on strike. This has been t...

Professional Learning Communities Encourage Collaboration Among Teachers

Professional Learning Communities Encourage Collaboration Among Teachers

Julia Escobar, Photo Editor

February 1, 2019

Filed under News

Principal Gabriel Griego wants to implement professional learning communities at Venice as a way to empower t...

Government Shutdown Comes To End

Government Shutdown Comes To End

January 31, 2019

President Donald Trump has reached a deal with Congress to temporarily reopen the government. The Unit...

New Teacher Parking Lot

Kylon Wade, News Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under News

Most of the new teachers’ parking lot on Venice Boulevard east of the auditorium is finally finished and is in use. The new parking lot, which is a lot bigger than previous parking lots, has positive and negative effects for the teachers. John Bruno is a math teacher who has taught for 18 years at Venice High. He used ...

Seniors Receive Jackets of Excellence Award

Seniors Receive Jackets of Excellence Award

January 27, 2019

On Jan. 18, 69 seniors from Venice High were honored with a Jacket of Excellence and a Certificate of...