Venture High School

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News & Updates

  • IMPORTANT: Please read about changes to the SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAM that may affect you.

    Click above to read more about important changes to this program.

    Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year!


    Venture High School individual photos are schedule for September 20th.  Photo order forms will be handed out in 21st Century Advisory and are available in the office.  Please bring the completed form with you on Picture Day.  All students will have their pictures taken for student IDs and yearbook, even if they chose not to buy any.

    COPE (Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment) Program Beginning Oct. 2nd

    Venture is proud to offer the COPE (Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment) program to our students.  This program is designed to help teens deal with stress, anxiety and depression by showing them how to develop the skills needed to stop negative thoughts and start thinking and behaving in more positive ways. The classes run for 7 consecutive weeks during 6th period (2:35-3:40). Please contact the school nurse or counselor to find out more and/or to register.  New classes begin October 2nd. Students may receive one elective credit after completing the course.  


    Venture High School will be taking a group of interested 10th, 11th and 12th grade students to a College Fair held in Spokane on November 5th from 9am-12pm. Students who would like to sign up should schedule a time to meet with Amy Haynes to receive information on the approval process for the trip.

    Free E-Books from OverDrive for Staff and Students

    Our district has provided a FREE OverDrive account to all students and staff! Now you can check out eBooks using your personal computer, phone, tablet or iPad — at home or at school — from the CDA School District Overdrive website. The library is growing, so check back often for new arrivals! Log in with your school district username and password. It's easy!  Follow the link for more details.

    Papa John's School Night FUNdraiser

    Help make some money for Venture High School. Papa John's is donating 20% of all net sales back to Venture High School when you call or order online ( and use promo code VENTUREHS799.  Take advantage of any Large Specialty or up to 7-Toppings for only $7.99.  Valid only in Post Falls/Hayden, Idaho and Spokane, Washington locations. 

     2019-20 Supply Lists & 2019-20 School Calendar

    Download our School Supply List l  Download our 2019-20 Venture Calendar

    **FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES**  Thanks to donations from local businesses and our Home on the Homefront team, backpacks, and school supplies are available this year for those in need. To request supplies, contact the Venture front office or counselor sometime between August 27 and the first day of school, September 4. Questions? Call the district office at 208-664-8241 or email

    Free & Reduced Meals for 2019-20

    Your children may be eligible for free or reduced-price lunches and breakfasts. Families that have previously qualified will need to reapply each year. Download the application or get more information on the School Nutrition Services department webpage.

    Other School Year Resources

    Clothing Closet: Students in need of clothing are welcome to contact Coeur Community Closet at Coeur d'Alene High School.

    Food and Essentials: Students can take advantage of food and other essentials at our Venture High School Food Bank.

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    Mid-Year Residency Verification

    In order to make certain all our students receive appropriate educational supports, Coeur d’Alene School District 271 conducts a mid-year residency verification. Residency is defined as where your family sleeps at night. Has your residency changed since September 4, 2018? If yes AND if any of the following statements are true for your family, please contact your school counselor or the Coeur d’Alene School District McKinney-Vento Liaison, James Curb at 208-664-8241 ext. 10061 or for more information about educational services that may be available to your student(s) and family.

    • We are doubled up with friends, grandparents, or other family due to economic condition.

    • We are living in a motel/hotel because other housing is unattainable.

    • We are living in a domestic violence shelter.

    • We are living in transitional housing.

    • We are sleeping in public places or abandoned buildings.

    • We are living in a car, trailer or campground.

    • We are living in a home for pregnant or unwed mothers

    2019-2020 Calendar

    This viewable calendar provides you with all the school days, holidays, conferences and other valuable dates. To keep up on other events happening at Venture High School and across the district, please be sure to visit our Main Page Calendar of Events

    Venture High School - Handbook

    The 2019-20 Venture Handbook provides a quick reference including the yearly calendar, bus routes, daily bell schedule, staff contact information, and school policies and procedures.    

    The Flu: A Guide for Parents

    With Flu season upon us, we often wonder if we should keep our students at home, or send them to school.  As attending school is important, it is equally important to ensure that your students get well quickly and not spread any viruses.  Attached is a helpful guide on what to do when your child is sick.  Also, keep in mind that we also have the Heritage Health bus at our school every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 am - 2 pm.  Click here to return to the Home Page and more information on the Heritage Health Bus at Venture High School

    The Flu: A guide to Sending Your Child to School

    9-1-1 Call if you Can - Text if you Can't

    In limited areas of the United States, texting 911 is now an option for reporting a police, fire, or medical emergency. Text 911 should only be used in an emergency when you can't safely call 911. Always call 911 if you can. To text 911, you need to have a text or data plan.  For more information, download this informative flyer.

    More Information on Texting 911

    Supply List

    Venture High School asks that parents donate items on the recommended supply list to be used throughout the school year.

    Scholarship Look up Tool

    Following are resources available to help your student find valuable information on scholarships for college.

    FAFSA  - This site will take you to the Federal Student Aid Website for students to apply for grants and loans.

    Local Scholarships - A downloadable PDF will provide you with information on various local scholarships

    Parent Resources

    The Coeur d'Alene School District offers various Online Resource Tools for Math, Science, English Language Arts, World Languages Social Studies, and various other resources.

    State Wide Report Card

    This link will take you to the State-Wide Report Card for the Coeur d'Alene School District


Lunch Menu

  • VHS Weekly Lunch Menu



    Photos may not fully represent meals for the day.

    Please make sure to fill out an Application or Bring Money for your Lunch Account


    Sept. 10

    Chicken Strips


     Chicken Strips


    Sept. 11


    Chili with Cornbread/Baked Potato and Cheese

    Chili with Cornbread Baked Potato and Cheese


    Sept. 12



    Chicken Quesadilla



    Chicken Quesadilla


    Sept. 13th



    Offered Daily 

    Complete Salad Bar & Fruit Bar


    Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches 

     Salad and Fruit Bar

    Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

    Free & Reduced Meals for 2019-20

    You may be eligible for free or reduced-price lunches and breakfasts. Families that have previously qualified will need to reapply each year. Download the application or get more information on the School Nutrition Services department webpage.