The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

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The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

Gia Herrera

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor

Giavana Herrera (she/her) is a junior at Smithson Valley High School, this is her second year on the newspaper staff and she is also on the yearbook committee.

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The 2023-24 student council officers have been announced
Photo Credit: stuco_sv

STUCO officers share plans for next year

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
May 5, 2023
Fans of Taylor Swift have faced difficulties getting tickets for the Eras tour.

‘I Knew You Were Trouble’

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
April 5, 2023
Theatre advances to Bi-District

One-act play offers public performance

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
March 20, 2023
Jackson Elizondo graduates this year and plans to study business at Baylor University.

Bigger than the game

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
March 9, 2023
Crumbl Cookies stores can be found at 2180 TX-46 Suite 102 in New Braunfels and 20811 US-281 Suite 420 on the way to San Antonio.

Against Crumbl cookies

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
February 28, 2023
Junior MJ Espinoza pitches  at the baseball playoff game in 2022.

Back to the diamond

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
February 4, 2023
As baseball season starts, a new group forms to help support the team

Dugout Darlings

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
January 26, 2023
Senior Matthew Capetillo attempts to steal the ball from his opponent.

The beautiful game

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
January 24, 2023
Production theater closes the semester with a high energy show

‘Oh, my God, you guys’

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
December 1, 2022
Texas being one of the middle ranked states for education goes to show that our education system isnt what it needs to be.

Not better in Texas: Career-based education should be focus

Gia Herrera, Entertainment/Opinion Editor
November 10, 2022
Senior Adam Schovasja was the MC for the Homecoming Pep Rally.

[Photo] Gallery: Homecoming pep rally

Emma Siebold, Editor-in-Chief
October 7, 2022
The Car, the seventh studio album by the Artic Monkeys, released Oct. 21.

The Car less driven

Gia Herrera, Entertainment/Opinion Editior
October 24, 2022
Red Ribbon week themes have been announced

[Photo] Red Ribbon Week Themes

Kayleigh Fisher, Staff Writer
October 19, 2022
Decisions about the future can be tough when older generations dont support riskier options.

Reality check

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
October 17, 2022
The Comal County fair begins this week

Fair games

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
September 22, 2022
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[Photo] Emilie Ramirez

September 8, 2022
Newest release on Netflix

“Cult” classic

Gia Herrera, Opinion/Entertainment Editor
September 7, 2022
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