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News Brief: ASB Stocking Drive brings in 67 stockings for foster teens

Mason King

December 11, 2018

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With the holidays right around the corner, students who participated in the Ventura Unified School District (Ventura Unified) Stocking Drive won’t receive coal in their stockings this year. Foothill Tech’s Associated Student Body (ASB) ...

News Brief: See’s Candy takes place of the Marie Callender’s fundraiser

Mayzee Oakes

March 14, 2018

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Associated Student Body's(ASB) most recent See’s Candy fundraiser raised $1,500 this past month after the Thomas Fire ruined any opportunity for the Marie Callender’s fundraiser. The See’s Candy fundraiser involved, l...

News Brief: Entree to Employment allows students to spark conversation with science professionals

Mayzee Oakes

November 10, 2017

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Bioscience students received a special opportunity to spark conversation with science professions in the Entree to Employment event held on Nov. 7. The goal of the night was to help these students interact in an interview-type manne...

News Brief: Axxess book fundraiser profits exceed projected income

Anna Lapteva

October 6, 2017

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Every year, Associated Student Body (ASB) holds a fundraiser of Axxess books in order to raise money for school events such as Renaissance events, Air Guitar and school-wide activities. This year, the projected profit was $10,00...

News Brief: Incoming seniors rewarded with Magic Mountain trip for SBAC test scores

Mayzee Oakes

August 25, 2017

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On the first day of their last year of high school, the Class of 2018 received some pleasantly surprising news regarding the Smarter Balance Testing Consortium(SBAC) test, which they took in the spring of their junior year: the seni...

News Brief: New school year brings changes to Foothill

Jill Vallance

August 24, 2017

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With a new school year comes new changes. Such changes for the 2017-2018 school year include a “No Backpack Day,” a Hall of Fame in Spirito Hall, an all new patio, a digital curriculum for all English classes and a revised community service system. ...

News brief: Graduation information

Ryan Moore

June 12, 2017

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As the school year comes to a close, many are eager for Foothill’s graduation ceremony. It can be an overwhelming day but here is some information to make the day go smoother for graduation attendees.   On graduat...

News Brief: Tacos incentivize testing for juniors

Bella Bobrow

May 20, 2017

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  Today at lunch, the entire junior class was invited to receive a free plate of tacos as part of the Associated Student Body (ASB) “Tacos for Testing” initiative. The juniors will be taking the Smarter Balanced Ass...

News Brief: Melanie “Captain” Lindsey awarded Educator of the Year

Jocelyn Brossia

May 11, 2017

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  Activities Director, Renaissance Coordinator and AP Literature teacher Melanie “Captain” Lindsey received a pleasant surprise in the midst of her fourth period ASB (Associated Student Body). Principal Joe Bova a...

News Brief: Hawaiian themed rally pushes sophomores to “Be Strong”

Ryan Moore

May 3, 2017

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  During lunch on May 3, a Hawaiian-themed "Be Strong" rally was hosted by Associated Student Body(ASB) to congratulate sophomores on their achievements and also to motivate them to remain strong through the rest of the ye...

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