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The Foothill dress code can always either be found online or in the student agenda

News Brief: Revised dress code

Olivia Zoll, Reporter December 6, 2019

In her presentation updating the Ventura Unified School District (VUSD) on Foothill at the most recent school board meeting held on Nov. 12, Associated Student Body (ASB) President Hayden Hickerson ‘20,...

Jessica Lopez '20 performs for Dia de Los Muertos

First ever Dia de Los Muertos celebrates culture, loved ones, community

Adler Striegel, Reporter November 11, 2019

With vibrant decorations filling the quad, students, parents, staff and community members swarmed the school to participate in Foothill’s first-ever Día De Los Muertos celebration. Held on the evening...

All-district Glow Dance brightens up Spirito Hall

All-district Glow Dance brightens up Spirito Hall

Jacob Guthrie, Reporter November 11, 2019

Brimming with glow sticks, necklaces, bracelets and lights, Spirito Hall was radiating an electric vibe as the pop music filled everyone’s ears, kicking off a relaxing three day weekend on Nov. 8, 2019. The...

BREAKING: the Maria Fire consumes 8,730 acres, evacuating 8,000 residents

BREAKING: the Maria Fire consumes 8,730 acres, evacuating 8,000 residents

Emma Yakel, Reporter November 1, 2019

As trick-or-treaters were traversing the streets on the night of Oct. 31, 2019, a brush fire was erupting between Somis and Santa Paula on the south mountain next to Bradley Road and Solano Verde Drive....

QSA hosts a hulu-hoop contest on the stage

LGBTQ+ pride: celebrating diversity

Olivia Zoll, Reporter October 29, 2019

With canopies scattered throughout the quad and rainbows flagged throughout campus, the second annual Pride week commenced at Foothill, returning after the complications it faced last year. This event...

As well as food, sudents also could play games and get face painted

A carnival takes over Foothill at annual Renaissance rally

Emma Yakel, Reporter October 23, 2019

With the sun shining, the music blasting and the campus bustling on Oct. 18, 2019, it was no question that the annual fall Renaissance rally was in full swing. Taking on the theme of a carnival, the rally...

The dress code will soon be up for revision

Students and administrators meet to discuss Foothill’s dress code

Adler Striegel, Reporter October 14, 2019

“The way that someone dresses should never determine how successful they are or how much respect they deserve,” Elexa Mellein ‘21 boldly states, setting the scene for what was to come in the discussion...

Bioscience hosts a blood drive every year; this year, sanctioned by Vitalant

Foothill’s annual blood drive provides the gift of life to many

Olivia Zoll, Reporter October 8, 2019

During Foothill’s annual blood drive, students had a unique opportunity to make a direct impact on others' lives. This event was held on October 7, 2019, and gave those 16 years of age or older the chance...

Boys show up to school wearing clothes non-compliant to the dress code

Students protest against dress code after announcement from administration

Olivia Zoll, Reporter September 28, 2019

During the daily announcements on Sept. 24, Assistant Principal Stephanie Cruz reminded students that despite the warm weather, dress code was still to be adhered to, ending the statement congratulating...

Students of all grade levels enjoying club rush

Students find a sense of belonging at Club Rush 2019

Adler Striegel , Reporter September 24, 2019

On Sep. 20, 2019, students swarmed the quad and were greeted by the vibrant booths of Foothills annual Club Rush. With no shortage of options, students wove through the enticing displays, each one advertising...

Parents visit with the various student-run booths

Back to School Night gives parents a glimpse into their students lives

Olivia Zoll, Reporter September 21, 2019

On the evening of Thursday, Sep. 19, parents had the opportunity to step into their child’s shoes for a school day at Foothill Technology High School. This event, known as Back to School Night, is put...

A freshman passes through streamers leading into the Black Box

Class of 2023 starts off with a bang at freshman “Start Strong Rally”

Ethan Sequeira, Reporter September 9, 2019

On Friday, Sept. 6, the freshmen of Foothill participated in the annual Start Strong Rally. This event, "which is exclusive to freshmen,” is about bonding with fellow classmates along with learning more...

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