The Oarsman

New California Laws Students Should Be Aware Of

Desmond Andersen, News Reporter

January 31, 2018

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Along with the new year comes a new set of laws that are likely to affect high school students in California.. Although these laws and amendments were all passed by California state legislature last year, they only came into effect with the start of 2018. AB-19: Free Community College Tuition Here’s some good news for an...

Mr. Johnson’s Solar Boat

Yume Kamal, News Reporter

January 29, 2018

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This is the third year math and engineering teacher Stanley Johnson has sponsored a team in Solar Cup, the largest solar boat building competition. This program begins in November and ends when the competition starts in May. Hundreds of students from Southern California will gather together for in Lake Skinner, Temecula for...

Students Switching Out of AP Classes

Students Switching Out of AP Classes

January 29, 2018

Students who were having a hard time passing their AP courses in the fall semester are finding that ...

New AP teachers

New AP teachers

January 29, 2018

Advanced Placement Physics students returned from winter break to find a new teacher who’s a former pilot leading their class.

WASC Postponed

WASC Postponed

January 19, 2018

Venice High School had scheduled a visit by Western Association of Schools and Colleges for spring but it ...

VHS Alumni Scholarship

VHS Alumni Scholarship

December 14, 2017

Applications for the scholarship are available now on the VHS Alumni website, venicehighalumni.com. They must be submitted by April 2, 2018

Prom Advance

Rebecca Halfacre, Sports Reporter

December 4, 2017

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The Venice High School Senior Prom will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the California Science Center, at the Wallis Annenberg Building at Exposition Park. Seniors voted on the theme, Starry Night, in October. The venue features a garden lounge which overlooks the dance floor, a large fountain in the center of the room,...

STAR Program

Barbara Polesi, Assistant Entertainment Editor

November 30, 2017

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Venice High School hosted a program of intervention classes called Students Taking Action (STAR Program) for all students who have a current low grade on a math class, to help them get a C by the end of the semester. The program started on Saturday Nov. 18 and will end on Saturday Dec. 9. The STAR program was previously called Pass ...

Venice Gives Blood

Venice Gives Blood

November 28, 2017

Venice High School conducted its semi-annual blood drive this past Nov. 13. The Associated Student Body Leadership had partnered with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to provide the opportunity for students to donate a pint of blood for those in need.

Dr. Wiedoeft Update

Dr. Wiedoeft Update

November 16, 2017

Principal Oryla Wiedoeft’s return to school after a medical leave has been delayed. Principal Wiedoeft...

STEMM Develops New Medical Partnership

STEMM Develops New Medical Partnership

November 8, 2017

Venice High School’s STEMM Magnet recently joined a partnership with the California Society of Anesthesiologists (CSA), a non-profit organization of physicians specializing in anesthesia and pain management.

AP Readiness Program

AP Readiness Program

November 8, 2017

The AP Readiness at UCLA is a free program offered to all LAUSD schools to help students with college...