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Different Shades of Equality

Kimberly Velasquez, Reporter

March 27, 2015

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Students, teachers and parents were given the chance to write about personal experiences about discrimination, as part of “Different Shades of Equality,” a Venice storytelling contest celebrating Black History month. However no one participated in the contest. Awards were being offered to the winners. Ms. Sharon Davis...

Special Olympics brings out special talents

Simran Ali, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2015

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Venice High special education students and general education students together participated this year in Special Olympics Unified Sports for basketball and soccer. Unified Sports partnered with numerous schools to bring people with and without disabilities to train and compete on the same team. The goal is to improve physical...

Skateboard banned from classrooms

Skateboard banned from classrooms

March 27, 2015

Venice High is reinforcing an existing rule about students not being allowed to bring their skateboards...

Venice Art Show coming up April 8-10

Venice Art Show coming up April 8-10

March 25, 2015

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The second annual Venice High student Art Show, sponsored by the MEDIA Small Learning Community, will be presented this year in the newly restored Fine Arts Building on April 8, 9 and 10.

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Helping people travel the world!!!!

Helping people travel the world!!!!

March 10, 2015

Carlos Cymerman is a man whose obsession in life is to travel the world and help people fund their travels....

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...

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