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The Aftermath: The school community reacts to the destruction of the Woolsey wildfire and the environmental factors that contributed

The Aftermath: The school community reacts to the destruction of the Woolsey wildfire and the environmental factors that contributed

Anusha Mathur December 11, 2018

With the wood and cement rubble that used to be her home crunching beneath her, Maayan Milchan '21 sifted through shards of shattered pottery and other memorabilia, attempting to piece together the charred...

 Smoke from the Thomas County fire covers Lake Casitas in Ventura. The fire, which was the largest wildfire in California history, forced some community members to evacuate.

Credit: Printed with permission of Henry Jugan

Fires cause midterm schedule to change, lead to outpour of support

Sophie Haber January 10, 2018

When Grace Burton’s ’20 dad woke her up in the middle of the night and told her they had to evacuate, her trumpet, family photos and a handful of clothes were some of the only items she could grab. The...

Clothing collected by Kyle and Melissa Hearlihy line the floor of the Ventura High School Gym. Credit: Kyle Hearlihy '19

Student collects clothes for victims of Thomas Fire

Sophie Haber December 10, 2017

To bring relief to victims of the Thomas Fire, which Cal Fire declared the  fifth largest wildfire in California history, Kyle Hearlihy ’19 and his mother Melissa Hearlihy, who is the girls basketball...

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