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The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

Senior Awards Night celebrates the achievements of the senior class, including scholarships, academic awards and more. The Class of 2023 winners of the Athletics Wall of Fame Award were Ben Wang, Lily Shadden, Sam Noah, Thomas Chadbourne and Jonah Billings.
Celebrating excellence: Senior Awards Night honors outstanding achievements
Ella Asher, Reporter • May 27, 2023

High school is a transformative journey for young minds, where students embark on a path of growth, learning and personal development. As the academic year draws to a close,...

As the spring sports season inches towards summer, seniors are honored with Senior Nights to celebrate their journeys and accomplishments with their respective teams. From baseball to softball and boys tennis to boys volleyball, the commemoration of seniors is a tradition that continues to thrive at Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech).
Spring sports Senior Nights: Boys' volleyball, boys' tennis, baseball and softball
May 16, 2023

With the spring sports season coming to a close and summer around the corner, Foothill Technology High School’s (Foothill Tech) boys’ volleyball, boys’ tennis, baseball...

The Ventura County Fairgrounds have always been notable for their beautiful views of both the Pacific Ocean as well as the Foothill Mountains. This years California Strawberry Festival brought people from all over the state just waiting to get a glimpse of Venturas vast mountain ranges and coastline.
Exploring the California Strawberry Festival at its Ventura Fairground debut
Julia Brossia and Ruby Jenkins May 27, 2023

On May 22, 2023, California's 37th Annual Strawberry Festival came to the Ventura County Fairgrounds for the very first time. An estimated 20,000 people from all over the...

The recent decision by the administration at Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) to remove the Valedictorian and Salutatorian awards for students with high grade point averages has left many new feelings amongst students. Learn more about this decision and its implications on the Foothill Tech community below.
The pros and cons of Foothill Tech's elimination of Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Ruby Jenkins and Amber Duhs May 18, 2023

As of the 2023 school year, Valedictorian and Salutatorian will no longer be awarded to students of current and future graduating classes. This change was formally announced...

Fourth quarter seniors in Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus AB intently focus on calculating how many hours of sleep they can grab after completing the class curriculum.
Satire: Senioritis
May 12, 2023
A&E
The new game Jedi Survivor is a must have for Star Wars fans and gamers alike. Learn more about this new addition to the Star Wars universe from writer Kelly Quinn!
“Star Wars Jedi: Survivor” is strong victory for “Star Wars” games
Kelly Quinn, Writer • May 26, 2023

“Star Wars Jedi: Survivor” takes the first game, “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order,” and improves upon it in nearly every way. From its combat...

Tucked into the corner of Mills Road and Maple Street is Café Ficelle, a bakery local to Ventura that sells a stellar iced chai latte amongst its delicately curated menu. Continue reading for an in-depth review of Cafe Ficelle’s iced chai, alongside several other beloved coffee shops in Ventura.
Chai this!
May 17, 2023
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Ventura County is one of the most ecologically diverse regions in the country and is home to many native species. Despite the invasive species takeover, native poppies still make an appearance in Ventura’s open space. They add a bright pop of orange to contrast the abundance of yellow flowers. It is very important to protect native plants like poppies because they are an integral part of a thriving ecosystem.
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