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BREAKING NEWS: Ventura Unified will move to online instruction until May 4, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Ventura Unified will move to online instruction until May 4, 2020

Ethan Sequeira, Reporter March 19, 2020

On March 18, an email and phone call was sent out to families of students in the Ventura Unified School District (Ventura Unified) stating that students will continue to be out of school until May 4. According...

Ferris, Thompson voted 2020-21 ASB President, Vice President

Ferris, Thompson voted 2020-21 ASB President, Vice President

Emma Yakel, Reporter March 13, 2020

Eager members of the student body crowded the door of D-108 to get the chance at voting for their next Associated Student Body (ASB) President and Vice President while rain drizzled outside the polling...

What you should know for ASB elections

What you should know for ASB elections

As the 2020-21 school year approaches, the Associated Student Body (ASB) is preparing to choose the next leaders of campus as the ASB President and Vice President are up for election.  These roles...

BREAKING NEWS: Ventura Unified School District plans to close all schools through April 10, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Ventura Unified School District plans to close all schools through April 10, 2020

Adler Striegel, Reporter March 12, 2020

On March 12, an email and phone call was sent out to parents and guardians of students in the Ventura Unified School District (Ventura Unified), notifying that all school and district-sponsored events...

Email sent to parents and guardians regarding threat made by student.

BREAKING NEWS: Email sent to Foothill parents and guardians detailing a credible threat made by a student

Jill Vallance, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2020

On March 12, an email and phone call was sent out to parents and guardians of Foothill Technology High School (FTHS) students detailing a potential threat that was made by a student. Interim Principal...

BREAKING NEWS: Russell Gibbs announced as Foothill's new Principal

BREAKING NEWS: Russell Gibbs announced as Foothill’s new Principal

Adler Striegel and Jill Vallance March 10, 2020

At the School Board meeting held on March 10, 2020, the Ventura Unified School District (Ventura Unified) announced that Russell Gibbs will be Foothill Technology High School’s (FTHS), next Principal. Gibbs...

Students participate in adding their hand-print to the

Kindness Week at Foothill encourages good vibes on campus

Olivia Zoll, Reporter March 6, 2020

Foothill’s kindness week, held from Feb. 24 to Feb. 28, encouraged compassion and school spirit through the implementation of events, activities and affirmations. The event included five days of fun,...

BREAKING NEWS: Dude be nice field trip cancelled due to an unforeseen circumstance

BREAKING NEWS: Dude be nice field trip cancelled due to an unforeseen circumstance

Jill Vallance, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2020

School-wide field trip, “Dude. Be Nice” planned for Feb. 26 was cancelled due to the illness and hospitalization of the speaker. As of right now, it is unclear whether or not “Dude. Be Nice”...

Student speakers on the annual minority panel.

Second minority panel allows students to address teachers with concerns

Emma Yakel and Carol Sanchez February 9, 2020

Foothill teachers and faculty flooded the media center doors to take part in listening to a minority panel which was similar to the first-ever one held last spring. Taking place on Feb. 3, 2020, the minority...

The period project drive is put on by Foothill's WE Club annually to ease period poverty in Ventura County.

Ending period poverty: Foothill’s annual period product drive

Adler Striegel, Reporter January 30, 2020

As the year ends and finals begin, the annual Period Product Drive is in full swing at Foothill. Run by Foothills WE Club, the drive is collecting various period products as a way to help end period poverty...

Joe Bova has served as Principal at Foothill for 18 years and will now be accepting a new position in Ventura Unified School District.

BREAKING NEWS: Principal Joe Bova leaves Foothill to accept new position as Career Technical Education Coordinator

Jill Vallance, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2020

On Jan. 27, 2020, Principal Joe Bova announced he had accepted a new position as Career Technical Education (CTE) Coordinator in the Ventura Unified School District (Ventura Unified). Bova's last day...

Students from every grade level enjoy their time on the dance floor.

Let it snow at this year’s winter formal

Cierra Marienthal, Reporter December 24, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year as students from Foothill came together at the downtown Ventura Museum to start their winter break off right at this year's Winter Formal. There were around 500...

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