The Student News Site of Veterans Memorial High School

The Patriot Voice

The Student News Site of Veterans Memorial High School

The Patriot Voice

The Student News Site of Veterans Memorial High School

The Patriot Voice

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Keep Calm and Learn On!

Matthew Medina, Staff Writer May 10, 2024

As the school year comes to an end, students across all high school grade levels often find themselves facing mounting stress. This period can become particularly overwhelming, from upcoming exams and...

Students study the science of sound

Janah Green, staff writer April 8, 2024

Some might ask what music and media are, but they don’t know where to begin. Music and media are integral parts of our modern world, intertwining to create a vibrant tapestry of expression and communication. Music,...

Patriots Spark the Future of Law Enforcement

Brooke Escobedo, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

Veterans offers a variety of four-year course endorsements for every scholar each year. For students interested in criminal justice, the opportunity to choose a career in law and public service endorsement...

The music department wants you!

Victor Garcia and Wyatt Collett March 28, 2024

The music department is eager for the upcoming year and is urging students to join. "I would encourage kids to join if they enjoy singing," stated choir teacher Stanley Moody. He also indicated that Choir...

From Canvas to Code

Laura Meras, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

Veterans Memorial High School has many art programs with technical and physical aspects. One key difference between media art and traditional art is how they are created and presented. Traditional (physical)...

Patriot theatre takes the center stage

Krystal Dang and Honey Avendano March 7, 2024

Theatre is the art of acting in, producing, constructing, directing or writing plays. Veterans Memorial offers Theatre and Technical Theatre, both of which have ranks one to four and can be taken for a...

Lets Stick Together and be PALS

Jordan Estevez March 6, 2024

Teen Leadership and PALS share the same interest in acts of service, helping students work together to build bonds. Teen leadership is a stepping stone to getting into PALS, which is required. Teen...

Literacy with a beat

Gabina Walker, Staff Writer February 24, 2024

Pamela Thompson, a dedicated librarian with a passion for engaging students, embarked on her TikTok journey with a massive goal: to lure more young minds into the life of the library. Despite fearing judgment...

Season Of Love

Jadon Hernandez and Alan Martinez February 14, 2024

For many people, February is the month of love. It is a time to celebrate Valentine's Day, to celebrate the people we love and care about. On this day, most people take their significant other out on a...

Valentines Day Special

Laura Meras, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

Love is in the air at VMHS. This Valentine's Day, enjoy love stories from teachers of the Patriot community, Khadijah Green-Gatskin and Melissa Stewart. Green-Gatskin is an art teacher at Veterans Memorial...

Patriot nation takes flight to London in 2025

Victor Garcia, Staff writer February 13, 2024

The 2025 London trip is a STEM-focused trip, and an opportunity for students and adults to be abroad to explore the world. Michelle Thompson,  math department, and Marcie Stowell, math teacher, will be...

Cupid Treats the Patriots with a Sweet Surprise

Krystal Dang, Staff February 12, 2024

This year, the VMHS cheerleading team presents "Cupid's Treats." Cupid's Treats is an exciting fundraising activity for the cheerleaders to raise enough money to put towards their end-of-the-year costs...

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