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The vivid world of Riccardo Spizzamiglio

Ricardo Spizzamiglio, a risk-taker who chose to follow his passion of art / Credit: Kimberly Nelson
February 5, 2020

When traveling through Cambria, California, one might find a whimsical, steep-roofed building gorgeously accented with iron and filled to the brim with masterfully done paintings and sculptures. Riccardo...

Kindly Keyin: Youtube Sensation

YouTuber Kindly Keyin has made a big impact through small actions / Credit: Kindly Keyin
January 26, 2020

Kindly Keyin is a Youtube gamer with over two million subscribers. This family man enjoys playing video games that appeal to teens, adolescents and adults alike. His recent videos consist of himself playing...

What you need to know before taking the SAT

Taking the SAT can be a scary venture, but with some advice, some stress can be alleviated.
January 14, 2020

Although increasing numbers of colleges are jumping on the “test-optional” bandwagon, high school juniors and seniors are stuck with taking the SAT and/or ACT for the time being.  A student’s...

Open Your Mind to Alternative Therapy

There are many different forms of therapy that cater to different minds
November 20, 2019

From art to cryotherapy to just being in the wilderness, explore the unconventional and alternative ways to cure your case of the blues. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with anxiety, depression among other...

Sounds of Foothill

Music tastes at Foothilll varies between student to student
November 6, 2019

It’s 1987, my mom, Julie Salomonson, is getting ready for her state championship track meet. “Eye of the Tiger” blasts in her walkman, last-minute endorphins kicking in before the big race. Connected...

A day in the life with the Buena High School Marching Band

November 3, 2019

The Buena High School (Buena) Marching Band consists of students from different schools around Ventura. Students from not just Buena, but Foothill Technology High School (FTHS) and El Camino High School...

New media center employee, Cynthia Magana

Newest dragon in the media center, Cynthia Magana
November 3, 2019

Cynthia Magana is the newest media center employee at Foothill. Even at her young age, she has experienced multiple career pathways, but now finds herself loving to interact with students in order to “influence...

New Assistant Principal Cruz is Here to Help

New Assistant Principal Cruz is Here to Help
October 23, 2019

Stephanie Cruz has been a teacher and counselor for years, working to help students and staff wherever she goes. As an Assistant Principal, she wants to become a trusted adult resource that students feel...

Katie Tedford, an assistant principal returns

Former dragon turned assistant principal, Katie Tedford.
October 18, 2019

Foothill has a new assistant principal, Katie Tedford. Although she's new, she’s anything but a stranger. 18 years ago Tedford was coming right out of college, searching for the perfect teaching job,...

Jane Napora is eager to assist!

Jane Napora, an all-new dragon in an all-new position
October 13, 2019

Jane Napora plays an important role in offering students and staff support on campus. She is the new Student Assistant Program (SAP) Counselor here at Foothill, ready to help students become more productive...

Shannon Vanwagner takes on Special Ed position with determination

New special education teacher, Shannon Vanwagner
October 6, 2019

Shannon Vanwagner is an experienced, hard-working teacher that is new here at Foothill. However, she is no ordinary teacher; she’s apart of the Special Ed team, dedicated to helping high schoolers with...

Get To Know The Clubs At Foothill

Garden club, one of the various interest groups offered at Foothill.
In case you accidentally passed by a table, didn’t get enough information, or completely missed out on the 2019-2020 Club Rush event altogether, these are the currently available clubs. It’s not too late to join or find out what exciting opportunities each club has to offer, join a club that’s right for you. 
September 30, 2019

Foothill has a variety of opportunities for students. Join a club whether you need some extra community service hours, want to make some new friends, be apart of something you’re passionate about, or...

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