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

Anna Lapteva

December 4, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 11, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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...

News Brief: Students vie for the spotlight at fall play auditions

Anna Lapteva

September 8, 2016

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During Foothill Intervention, Reinforcement, and Enrichment (FIRE), lunch and after school on Wed. Sept. 7 and Thurs. Sept. 8, auditions for the Foothill’s annual fall play took place in room F108 with the Drama and English ins...

News Brief: New EDA changes allow students to earn college credits

Chloe Hilles

September 6, 2016

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As one of Foothill’s required classes, every student goes through the Education in the Digital Age (EDA) program taught by Conni Carr and Kristen Pelfrey. This year, the class has been revamped to broaden the curriculum. In ...

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