The Oarsman

New Counselors Appointed

New Counselors Appointed

September 5, 2018

Students from Venice returned to this school year to find two new academic counselors. Ms. Jamie Simon-Meyer...

Gondolier Adviser and Venice teacher Bud Rotman has died

Gondolier Adviser and Venice teacher Bud Rotman has died

July 20, 2018

Longtime Venice High School English teacher and Oarsman and Gondolier advisor A.H. “Bud” Rotman has...

Project Protostar-A Clothing Line Collection Inspired by Venice High Student

Project Protostar-A Clothing Line Collection Inspired by Venice High Student

Jennifer Romo, Managing Editor

June 11, 2018

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It may be the end of the school year, but for recent Venice High graduate Antonio Finamore,  the beginni...

LAUSD Film Festival

LAUSD Film Festival

June 1, 2018

A sophomore at Venice High School, Carmen Perez, had a film featured in the Los Angeles School Distr...

Neuroscience Field Trip Sports Med

Neuroscience Field Trip Sports Med

Alejandro Sanchez, Features Reporter

June 1, 2018

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On April 20, Ms. Kirsten Farrell and 75 students from her sports medicine team and students from the...

Retiring Teachers 2018

April Cuarenta and Alicia Valenciana, Asst. News Editor and News Editor

May 31, 2018

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Mireya Curiel Ms.Salibian   Chemistry and Biology Teacher Ms. Salibian is leaving teaching after 30 years. Born and raised in the Middle East in the country of Lebanon, Salibian dedicated 11 years of her career to teaching Chemistry and Biology at Venice High.  She has a masters in Food Processing/ Managing and a Bachel...

Juniors Win Alumni Scholarships

Kylon Wade, News Reporter

May 31, 2018

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Three juniors won $1000 scholarships from the Venice Alumni Association. The three winners were Alicia Valenciana, Madison Kim, and Koorosh Evagee. “It was very surprising to have won the scholarship and I'm grateful to the VHS Alumni Association to have provided me with the means to help me through college,” said ...

Venice High School’s New Principal

Venice High School’s New Principal

May 31, 2018

After careful consideration, Mr. Gabriel Griego was selected to be the next principal of Venice High. Mr. Griego is currently the principal of Bassett High School (BHS) located in La Puente, California. He has worked at BHS for three years and 11 months.

BSU Field Trip to UCLA

Alejandro Sanchez, Features Reporter

May 30, 2018

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On May 18, the Black Student Union (BSU) club led by Ms.Traci Thrasher and Mr. Mokonen Tesfom’s computer class took a field trip to the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). About 35 students went to the university. The reason for this trip was for the university to inspire students to keep their grades up through...

Gondolier Prom 2018

May 29, 2018

Venice High School Senior prom was held on Saturday, May 19 at the California Science Center in the Wallis Annenberg Building, located at Exposition Park. The theme seniors voted on in October 2017 was Starry Night.

Grad Nite 2018

Grad Nite 2018

May 11, 2018

On Saturday, May 5, seniors spent the day at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure for Venice High Schoo...

College Signing Day

College Signing Day

May 11, 2018

On May 4, seniors were invited to the West Gym to participate in the second annual College Signing D...