Buena Speaks

Principal Audrey Asplund walks passed  the crowd of students with signs at the protest on the quad Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Buena cross country, track and field coach fired from coaching position
Madeline Marshall and Haylie Williams November 22, 2022

Buena boys cross country and track and field head coach Aaron Torres was fired from his position, but will remain in his teaching position until...

Buena holds their first blood drive of the year Nov. 2 to help save life’s.
Buena helps save 132 lives at first Blood drive of the year
Julieta Garcia, Staff Writer • November 21, 2022

 ASB hosted the blood drive Nov. 2 to start off the month of giving. Students ages 16 and up who all met donation requirements had the opportunity...

WAKANDA FOREVER! The Buena community gathers together for the private showing of the brand new Black Panther movie. They wore white in commemeration of Chadwick Bosemans passing, unlike how black is typically worn for someones death. Were all celebrating rather than mourning, BSU president Shanice Ware said.
BSU hosts private showing of 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' honoring Chadwick Boseman's legacy
Brian Vera, Staff Writer • November 21, 2022

The death of Chadwick Boseman was a tragedy to many. Buena’s Black Student Union  honored his legacy by hosting a showing of “Black Panther:...

Staff and community come together at Ventura Government Center, 11/17
VUEA, VESPA rally to counter district proposal over healthcare cap
Sierra Ruiz, Staff Writer • November 18, 2022

At the VUSD board meeting held at the Education Service Center Nov 8, 2022, educators and staff came forward to share their thoughts on the ongoing...

Buena athletics office.
Buena Athletic director resigns during first quarter, Derek Rusk selected for role
Madeline Marshall, Editor-in-Chief • November 17, 2022

Former Buena Athletic Director Shaun Strople resigned from his position before the end of the first quarter of the 2022 school year. Following...

Buena Students rally in front of Ventura Government Center in support of wage raises for teachers Oct   21, 2022
Students, teachers align in support of wage raises in Ventura Unified School District
Haylie Williams, Section Editor • November 7, 2022

Recent proposals and counter offers surrounding the negotiations of pay have raised tensions within the education community. Teachers, now asking...

Freshmen Logan Gill, Brady Shreffler and Noah Roe pose for the camera after an intense race.
Students experience German culture in annual Oktoberfest event
Sierra Ruiz, Staff Writer • November 4, 2022

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest celebration originating in Munich, Germany, in 1810. Although this celebration features consumption of alcoholic...

Set the scene! Junior Adam Karluk, junior Elijah Eckert, sophomore Koi Mercado, and freshman George Meier take the stage playing an improv game. The game they played is called “Translate.” Two people say gibberish, and the other two make up what they say.
Students take the stage with Improv Club’s return to Buena
Brian Vera, Staff writer • October 14, 2022

One of the biggest fears that people have is public speaking, so imagine having to speak publicly without any script. This is what students in...

With time ticking, the students rushed to take the cake out of the oven, seeing it fall apart they decided to fill it with frosting to fix it. Clumped the cake together slightly looking lopsided, they have finished the cake.
Foods Teacher Claire Hansen cooks through new school year
Jessica Huynh, Staff writer • October 14, 2022

In her second year teaching at Buena, Claire Hansen teaches foods and foods honors after a 15 year career as a chef. Hansen first started teaching...

Buena varsity cheer hypes up the crowd during the rally.
Homecoming Rally raises school spirit in preparation for weekend
Madeline Marshall, Editor-in-Chief • October 12, 2022

To conclude Buena’s Homecoming Spirit Week, Friday, Sept. 23 ASB coordinated a rally to get a final boost of school spirit before the game...

Jason Greenberg is walking around at the end of class checking the homework assignments from freshmen Math 1 Honor students Alyssa Angeles, Dylan Perez, Chase Strople (right to left). “Always do your homework :),” Greenberg said.
From student teacher to his own class, Jason Greenberg instructs with passion
Cristal Hernandez, Staff writer • October 11, 2022

Buena welcomes Jason Greenberg with open arms. The new math teacher loves to help out others when they are in need and motivates his students...

Spirit day themes.
Bulldogs show off their school pride during Homecoming spirit week
Montserrat Garibay, Staff Writer • October 11, 2022

Buena ASB dedicated the week of Sept. 19 to a homecoming spirit week that would lead up to the homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 23 and the big...

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