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UPDATE: Buena students, admin. gather to discuss racist photos spread last week

Zach Castro

January 18, 2017

Today on January 17th, 2017, a gathering was held in the Buena High School auditorium following the events that occurred last Friday. Two photos of Buena students had been edited to contain racist imagery and were spread online. After a weekend of reflection and discourse,...

UPDATE: Cheers for Children campaign concludes with juniors as winners

Anna Lapteva

December 19, 2016

The Cheers for Children campaign is an annual fundraiser among the Ventura Unified School District that provides for needy families during the holiday season. Each school in Ventura Unified is assigned a particular item, and Foo...

News Brief: Chemistry experiment causes schoolwide evacuation

Jocelyn Brossia

December 8, 2016

Around 8:45 a.m. during first period this morning, a call went out over the intercom informing staff and students to follow their school-issued evacuation plan/route. Each teacher led students to calmly exiting their classrooms. Shortl...

In Brief: Cheers for Children campaign will bring holiday spirit to families in need

Anna Lapteva

December 4, 2016

Occurring annually, Cheers for Children is a coordinated food drive effort that provides assistance to needy families in the Ventura Unified School District. In its 64 years, this program has already reached out to nearly 350 families...

News Brief: Update on Jamba Juice $1,000 prize

Chloe Hilles

November 18, 2016

Earlier this month, Foothill Associated Student Body (ASB) was awarded $1000 after participating and winning a Jamba Juice competition. Previously ASB was planning on purchasing a portable speaker system that would cost around $820, according to ASB advis...

News Brief: Jamba Juice competition sweetens ASB budget

Chloe Hilles

November 15, 2016

Recently, Associated Student Body (ASB) students unanimously voted to purchase a portable speaker system, with the $1,000 Jamba Juice awarded to Foothill after winning a competition. Votes were tallied for every smoothie, ju...

News Brief: Trunk or Treat sparks school unity this Halloween

Chloe Hilles

November 1, 2016

The tunes of “Monster Mash” and “This is Halloween” drifted out of students’ Halloween-themed cars, and freshmen were able to walk around collecting sweet treats during Foothill’s first Trunk or Treat yesterday at lu...

News Brief: Dragon Athletics Council to advise ASB on sports issues

Aniah McKenzie

October 17, 2016

Since the beginning of Foothill Athletics in 2014, the logistics of running the program have been run by Foothill’s Associated Student Body (ASB) and Athletics Director Emily Stevens. The school believed the time had come for Foo...

News Brief: Girl Up honors International Day of the Girl with 600 purple ribbons

Chloe Hilles

October 12, 2016

In recognition, celebration and awareness of girls all around the world, Tuesday, October 11th was the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of the Girl. In honor of the day, Foothill’s Girl Up club shared purple ribbons with ...

News Brief: AP Government students flood School Board meeting

Bella Bobrow

October 11, 2016

It is rare that a School Board meeting has a full house. However, tonight, almost every single pea-green chair was filled, more than 40 of them with Foothill Advanced Placement (AP) Government students. They were ther...

News Brief: Storyfest encourages youth literacy

Ryan Moore

October 9, 2016

Families arrived at Ventura Unified Education Center on October 8, 2016 for Storyfest, an annual event that promotes youth literacy and school readiness. The event is put on by the Ventura Education Partnership (VEP) and the Ventura Nei...

News Brief: New high-quality projectors installed in classrooms

Anna Lapteva

September 15, 2016

This week, new projectors are being installed into classrooms all around campus. According to technology coordinator Wendy Dowler, 15 new projectors have been installed as of Sept. 15 in pods G, H and D. “Our old projectors were d...

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