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Journalism Applications Being Accepted Now

Journalism Applications Being Accepted Now

March 7, 2015

Update: Deadline has been extended to Friday, Mar. 20. Newspaper adviser Nancy Zubiri is currently acceptin...

New Recording Studios

New Recording Studios

March 6, 2015

This year Venice students will be able to get a closer look at the world of the music industry and technology...

Your Character Counts

Jennifer Sanchez, Features Editor

March 6, 2015

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Assistant Principal Rene Maza is reminding everybody about the six pillars of character which are trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, citizenship, and caring. Mr. Maza brought this program to Venice High School in hopes of getting students to be better people. “Sometimes we don’t know what a good person...

Teachers Protest Against LAUSD

Aranza Naguanagua, Opinion Editor

February 28, 2015

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  On February 26, thousands of educators protested in downtown Los Angeles. The reason for the rally was to publicize the fact that Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has stalled contract negotiations with workers for more than six months. United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) is demanding an 8.5% increase in...

Oarsman gets Targeted!!!

February 23, 2015

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During the weekend of Jan. 23 to 25, someone broke into Room 11, home of the Oarsman newspaper and teacher Nancy Zubiri.  Two cameras worth approximately over $1,000, two tripods, and a bag of chocolates bars were stolen from the classroom. The person or people who broke in used a tool, probably a crowbar, to break the door t...

Venice in search of new principal

Simran Ali, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2015

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Venice High is expected to have a permanent principal some time in March. The school is currently in process of reviewing resumes and selecting candidates to interview. Dr. Elsa Mendoza, former Venice High principal, was promoted to Administrator, Option School Principal Support for ESC West. She will work with options school...

Mr. Buccieri adopts Stanford curriculum

Mr. Buccieri adopts Stanford curriculum

February 19, 2015

History teacher Daniel Buccieri has adopted the online Stanford University history curriculum called...

LAUSD enforces rule regarding TAs.

Jennifer Mendez and Simran Ali

February 19, 2015

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Los Angeles Unified School District is currently enforcing an existing rule that allows seniors to take only one semester of library practice, office technician or service technician. As a result of the enforcement of the ruling, the library lost its student assistants and offices and teachers lost their students assistants...

Juniors win medals in graphic arts competition

Harry Phillips, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Juniors Danielle Asenas and Belen Teferi competed in the SkillsUSA Regional Graphic Communication Competition, at LA Trade Tech in Downtown LA on Jan. 24, and won gold and silver medals. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, industry representatives and teachers, working together to ensure that America has a workforce ...

Dr. Mendoza Leaving Venice

January 12, 2015

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Principal Elsa Mendoza has accepted a new position as Administrator of Option School Principal Support for ESC West and in her new position she will be working with different principals to increase the focus and support  students need in alternative programs. “ It is disappointing to see our well, respected principal...

New Assistant Principal

Andrea Lo, Assistant News Editor

December 18, 2014

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Venice has welcomed a new assistant principal to its family. Mr. Robert Marks is filling for Dr. Debbie Eller as assistant principal. Dr. Eller is currently on an illness leave. "We don't know when she'll come back," said Principal Elsa Mendoza. "There's no return date." Mr. Marks started his job at Venice on Nov. 13....

Venice High receives a donation of $139,000

Joseph Medina, Assistant sports editor

December 15, 2014

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The late Richard Landau, a Venice High School alum who  recently passed away, donated $139,000 to Venice High School this school year. Mr. Landau was involved in real estate investing and construction. He donated three percent of his estate to Venice High school after his passing in Jan. of 2013.   The donation...

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