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Dia de los Muertos Celebrated at Venice

Dia de los Muertos Celebrated at Venice

November 7, 2017

MEChA, the Boys and Girls Club and the Spanish department are planning a week long Dia de los Muertos...

Teachers Receive Insufficient Pay

Teachers Receive Insufficient Pay

November 7, 2017

Many people believe that being a teacher requires minimal effort in comparison to other careers. However,...

Venice High Works to Crush Cancer

Venice High Works to Crush Cancer

October 31, 2017

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For the past eight years Venice High School has organized the Pink Out fundraiser, to raise money and awareness concerning cancer.

College Applications and Scholarships

Yume Kamal, Reporter

October 30, 2017

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It’s just about that time for seniors to get in their college applications. College counselor Jamie Simon-Meyers has made it as easy as it can get with the new website, Naviance. With Naviance, you are able to find the colleges that are right for you while keeping track of the colleges you’re thinking of. To find the due...

Open Physics Position

Yume Kamal, News Reporter

October 27, 2017

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A few weeks before the start of this school year, one of Venice High’s teachers, Ms. Jessica Gutierrez, took a great offer for a teaching position at Santa Monica High School, according to Ms. Courtney Lockwood. This left Venice High with an open physics position in August, but the school finally has a candidate for this teaching...

Homecoming Dance

Homecoming Dance

October 27, 2017

With a lot of dancing and celebrating, Venice High students enjoyed this year’s Great Gatsby-themed...

Naviance

Alicia Valenciana, Opinion Reporter

October 17, 2017

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Over the years, many students have felt lost in the college application process, perhaps because they didn’t have something or someone to guide them. As students have become more college bound throughout the years, LAUSD has decided to provide every school with Naviance, an online program which allows students to navigate...

Teachers of the Year

Yume Kamal, News Reporter

October 17, 2017

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Every year a group of teachers get chosen to be teacher of the year for LAUSD and the Los Angeles County School District. This year 45 people were selected for the district and 16 were chosen for the L.A. County and two of those nominees presented for L.A. County were teachers from Venice High School. Both Daniel Buccieri...

Venice Welcomes New Staff

Samantha Espinoza, Desmond Andersen, and Sofia Alonso

October 16, 2017

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This year Venice High welcomes over seven new staff members for the 2017-2018 school year. Ms. Jennie Jackson in room 247 teaches AP Biology, Honors Biology and also Marine Biology. Ms. Jackson said she hopes to develop a marine biology program so that students will be able to know more about marine life and the entire...

Hurricane Harvey Donations

Frances Flores, Sports Reporter

October 7, 2017

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In efforts to help out those affected by Hurricane Harvey, Venice’s Black Student Union began to collect donations. From clothes to personal items, they collected everything. Not only have Venice students shown interest in helping, but parents have also taken action and made donations. “There’s one parent of a cheerleader...

M.E.Ch.A Donations

M.E.Ch.A Donations

October 6, 2017

Venice High School’s MEChA Club is collecting donations for the hurricane and earthquake victims in...

Deferred Action for Immigrants to End

Deferred Action for Immigrants to End

October 6, 2017

On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump rescinded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), a program put in place by former president Barack Obama back in June 2012.