The Oarsman

Change in PD Schedule

Jacqueline Sanchez, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

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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

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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

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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...

LA Clippers Foundation Provides Girls with Free Prom Dresses

LA Clippers Foundation Provides Girls with Free Prom Dresses

April 24, 2019

The LA Clippers Foundation treated underprivileged young women to a free prom dress, hair and makeup app...

Spring Blood Drive

Spring Blood Drive

April 24, 2019

During this semester’s biannual ASB blood drive held on April 10, many more people donated blood than ...

Seniors Receive Seal of Biliteracy

Seniors Receive Seal of Biliteracy

Alicia Valenciana, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2019

Filed under Features, News

A total of 75 Venice students received the Seal of Biliteracy award for both LAUSD and the state of Cal...

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

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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 ...