The Oarsman

The Cancellation and Reinstatement of 0th and 7th period: What Happened?

Kodi Bell, Reporter

October 11, 2019

For one week in September, students were up in arms wondering whether or not they would be able to graduate on time. Suddenly, at the start of the week, zero period and seventh period were no more. Not one student knew what had happened to the extra classes and the credits that they needed. Students and teachers who were involved ...

Peace Day

Jacqueline Sanchez, Reporter

October 11, 2019

  Students did yoga on the front lawn, while others wrote messages on a miniature Eiffel Tower as students celebrated Peace Day on Sept. 20.  The event was started by the United Nations to promote peace around the world and bring awareness to issues that affect world peace. At Venice High, the World Language Glo...

Superintendent Austin Beutner Honors Venice’s Sports Medicine Program

Superintendent Austin Beutner Honors Venice’s Sports Medicine Program

Julia Escobar, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2019

As Venice High School students walked out of the first day of school on Aug 20,  Los Angeles Unifie...

Dual Language Immersion Program

Dual Language Immersion Program

September 19, 2019

       This is the first year Venice High School introduces the Dual Language Immersion Program. Ven...

Teen Court

August Bleiweiss, Reporter

September 19, 2019

Teen Court is a real trial conducted by real judges.  “Teen Court shouldn’t be confused with school discipline cases from Venice High School,” said  ALPS Chairman Brian Bleser. The cases are always from different schools. The defendants aren’t from Venice because it would be a conflict of interest, said Mr. Blese...

UTLA Presidential Election

UTLA Presidential Election

September 19, 2019

If you go to a school that is a part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, you probably know tha...

Change in PD Schedule

Jacqueline Sanchez, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

A proposal to increase the number of professional development days next year has failed by one vote. The outcome revealed that 66% voted in favor of the change, while 34% voted against it. In order to pass the proposal, a two-thirds super majority was required. For students, PD days mean that they are dismissed from school a...

Venice High School Safety Survey 2019

Destiny Clark, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

At Venice High, 63% of students reported feeling safe and 80% also reported feeling safe in the surrounding neighborhood, according to results from parent/student surveys that were sent out at the beginning of the school year that is available on lausd.net. “Venice High is safe due to our dedicated school police,” said se...

Grad Nite 2019

Alicia Valenciana, Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2019

On Saturday, May 11, seniors spent the day at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure for Venice High School’s Grad Nite 2019. “I had a really amazing experience at Grad Nite,” said Lorena Alvarado. “I didn’t realize that it was going to bring so many people that I know together and even though I ended up ha...

New Eating Area Opens as Part of Campus Modernization

New Eating Area Opens as Part of Campus Modernization

May 31, 2019

  A new eating area has opened at Venice High and the construction of a modern student store is li...

Sports Med Team Attends HOSA Conference

Sports Med Team Attends HOSA Conference

April 25, 2019

The Sports Medicine Team competed with other students across the nation in sports medicine and also attended...

Students Paint Community Mural on Venice Blvd

Students Paint Community Mural on Venice Blvd

April 24, 2019

All around campus, Venice High students have the opportunity to view works of art portrayed on the w...