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News Brief: Tacos incentivize testing for juniors

Bella Bobrow

May 20, 2017

  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

  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

  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...

News Brief: Four return from State Speech and Debate Tournament full of inspiration

Bella Bobrow

May 3, 2017

  This year, Foothill sent four representatives to the state tournament: Sydney Wilkov ‘18, Isaac Goldstein ‘17, CJ Haberbush ‘17 and Courtney Corbett ‘17. None of the competitors “broke” - that is, made it...

News Brief: Sophomores take next generation science test

Ryan Moore

April 28, 2017

  From Bioscience to D-Tech, STEM education is a large component of Foothill’s campus. This Tuesday and Thursday, sophomores took the California State Science Test (CSST) for the first time, a test prepping them for...

News Brief: iMatter march advocates for a Ventura climate action plan

Anna Lapteva

April 25, 2017

  On Monday Apr. 24, about 40 eager environmental supporters marched from Plaza Park to the city council meeting in City Hall. The crowd ranged from passionate youth activists to adults who came to support the cause. St...

News Brief: Get ready for prom, “old sport!”

Anna Lapteva

April 19, 2017

  Anticipation grows for over 300 students that will be attending prom on Apr. 22. This year, the prom theme is based on the novel “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Junior class vice president Alaina Hooks ‘1...

News brief: Local police chase causes lockdown at Foothill

Anna Lapteva

February 27, 2017

  This morning on Monday Feb. 27, Foothill experienced a hard lockdown as a result of a police chase going on in the proximity of the school. The suspects were involved in larceny of vehicles and property. Foothill was pu...

News Brief: Incoming freshmen receive acceptance packets for 2017-18 school year

Jocelyn Brossia

February 24, 2017

  On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Foothill applicants for the 2017-2018 school year received letters in the mail revealing the long-awaited information of whether they were accepted, declined or waitlisted for enrollment in the upcoming school year. Principal Joe B...

Opinions Brief: Reversal of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Becka Shuere

February 15, 2017

For many activists, Indian Americans and environmentalists both, the decision of the Obama administration to put the Dakota Access Pipeline under review, postponing it indefinitely was the triumphant culmination of months of persisten...

News Brief: Annual Teacher Tower shows appreciation to Foothill staff

Anna Lapteva

January 28, 2017

  Eager Foothill teachers gathered in the staff workroom on Friday after school to participate in the annual “Teacher Tower.” Organized by the Parent Student Faculty Organization (PFSO) of Foothill, the Teacher Tower is a moun...

News Brief: School of Choice deadline approaches

Jocelyn Brossia

January 19, 2017

On Jan. 20 at 4 p.m., the two-week time window for school of choice paperwork in Ventura Unified School District (Ventura USD) will close. Ventura USD students are able to submit lottery applications annually during a two-week tim...

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