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Venice High School is great because…..

Venice High School is great because…..

March 16, 2015

We encourage people to help promote positivity about Venice High and be aware of all the school's achievements. To further this cause, we ask the public to comment on the positive qualities of Venice High. Post your comments at the bottom of the article. Start with "Venice High is great because ..."

Black Lives Matter

Amiah Woods, Reporter

March 6, 2015

Racism in America is rapidly increasing. It’s like history repeating itself. It’s not only hurtful, but it’s deadly. Black men are being killed all over America because of the color of their skin, and no one is suffering consequences for these murders. We can make a change by coming together and getting justice for these...

Self Love on Valentine’s Day

Self Love on Valentine’s Day

Aranza Naguanagua, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2015

Every year when Valentine's Day rolls around, people tend to fret about not being in a relationship. But...

The Six Pillars of Character

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

February 27, 2015

Recently during morning announcements, the six pillars of character have been presented to motivate students to have a good day practicing good values. The six pillars of character are trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. In many ways it makes sense for the administration to want to...

The Bathroom Privilege

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

February 27, 2015

Using the bathroom is something we all have to do during the day. It’s a basic human need that keeps us alive and healthy, like eating, sleeping and breathing. Yet I have witnessed various occasions since the beginning of elementary school where a teacher has denied a student the right to use the bathroom and instructed them...

Self love on Valentine’s Day

Self love on Valentine’s Day

Aranza Naguanagua, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2015

Every year when Valentine’s Day rolls around, people tend to fret about not being in a relationship. But...

Unrealistic Valentine’s standards for guys

Unrealistic Valentine’s standards for guys

February 13, 2015

Valentine’s Day; a day of romance, heartbreak and a lot of money being spent. As a guy I feel completely...

Non-violence is the solution to the problem with Charlie Hebdo

Harry Phillips, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2015

“Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages,” Thomas A. Edison. Twelve people died in a terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine based in Paris, France on Jan. 7. Al Qaeda is claiming responsibility for the ...

Skateboarding Is Here To Stay

Chad Sharrieff, Asst. Photo Editor

December 11, 2014

  In the spring of 2013, a student was riding a skateboard at school, fell, and hurt himself. School administrators responded by banning skateboarding on campus. The school or LAUSD could have been sued. The simplest way for the school to prevent further accidents was probably to ban skateboarding at Venice High. As...

Appreciate What You’ve Got

Appreciate What You’ve Got

December 11, 2014

I often hear: “I don’t like this food.” “I have a lot of homework.” “ I don’t want to clean...

Losing Communication

Losing Communication

December 10, 2014

Up until recent history, face-to-face talk was essential. There was no other way to communicate with...

Breakfast in the Classroom is thriving

Breakfast in the Classroom is thriving

December 3, 2014

In October, Venice High was introduced to the Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) program. The program offers...