The Foothill Dragon Press

Former dragon turned assistant principal, Katie Tedford.

Katie Tedford, an assistant principal returns

Kaitlynn Dibblee, Writer 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, an all-new dragon in an all-new position

Jane Napora is eager to assist!

Kaitylnn Dibblee, Writer 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...

New special education teacher, Shannon Vanwagner

Shannon Vanwagner takes on Special Ed position with determination

Kaitlynn Dibblee, Writer 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...

Garden club, one of the various interest groups offered at Foothill.

Get To Know The Clubs At Foothill

Bella Meza, Writer 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...

To maintain a good mental state, different students at Foothill have different techniques

Self-Care September: how students are dealing with health, school, personal lives

Ethan Sequeira, Reporter September 25, 2019

For the month of September, students at Foothill were interviewed on the subjects of how to take care of one’s well-being, state of mind, academics, social life and numerous extracurriculars. This is...

New athletic director, Jamaal Brown

Jamaal Brown: “God, Family and Basketball”

Bella Meza, Writer September 11, 2019

Coach Jamaal Brown has returned to our Ventura shores from New Mexico as the Athletic Director for Foothill Technology High School. He is a happy family man, dedicated to embracing the Foothill family...

New Spanish teacher, Alberto Ortiz

Bienvenido Señor Ortiz 

Bella Meza, Writer September 8, 2019

Some of you Foothill students may have noticed a new face on campus or pondered at the “unassigned” teacher on your schedules. Well, the secret is out, Foothills Spanish Department has a new member,...

Without proper preparation from the student, writing letters of recommendation can become a very stressful process for teachers.

The Dos and Don’ts for a Better Letter of Recommendation

Mason King, Reporter August 28, 2019

For many seniors, college applications are one of the most challenging obstacles they face during high school. With so many different components that go into an application, it can be confusing for students...

For a group of students, Foothill was not seen as the right fit as a high school.

Foothill Tech: only a drive-by destination for many Dragons

Thea Wulff, Writer June 15, 2019

Foothill is considered to be a school of high academic successes, boasting a wide variety of Honors and AP courses, and supporting rigorous academies like BioScience and D-tech. Many students thrive in...

College, in the front of every juniors mind

College: How to start your expedition

Amanda Perez, Writer June 2, 2019

In middle school, it seemed that four years would last a lifetime. College was a futuristic concept and high school graduation was light years away. Now, it’s as if I went to bed a freshman and woke...

His fame started to gain momentum after he was cast as the title character in the TV series “Chuck.” This was followed by a starring role in the Disney film “Tangled,” as well as an appearance “Thor: The Dark World,” playing Thor’s spontaneous friend, Fandral and returning to the stage with a starring role in “She Loves Me” on Broadway.

Actor Zachary Levi’s emotional journey from Ventura local to superhero stardom

Bella Hall, Writer April 25, 2019

“I remember when I was a kid—a little kid—growing up in Ventura and running around barefoot on hot summer days, when the sun would go down the pavement and the concrete would all still be warm at...

Meet Team 4414 HighTide and their newest robot, “Banzai”

Hana Vrablik, Writer April 15, 2019

Ventura’s robotics team, Team 4414 HighTide, is innovative, diverse, enthusiastic and to put it frankly, hugely underrated. Just a few weeks ago, Team 4414 won the Del Mar Regional competition with their...

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