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The MVHS medicine man

The MVHS medicine man

Om Khandekar

May 22, 2018


Filed under Best of Videos, FEATURES, Multimedia, SPORTS

After a flurry of retirements and vacancies entering into the 2018-19 school year, the "younger veteran" population of the MVHS faculty is waning. However Margarito is here to stay, and he's bringing a shift to the sports medicine culture at MVHS with new initiatives and newer ideas. Now, lets see what's...

Views from the bench: Team USA’s 10-day trip to Spain

Views from the bench: Team USA’s 10-day trip to Spain

Karen Ma

December 8, 2016


Filed under Badminton, Best of Videos, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Watch the video below to follow our World Junior badminton team through our 10 days in Spain! Expectation: Lug racquet bag around Spain for a week. Play and watch the best of each nation’s youth badminton players. Rest at hotel. Reality: Ten days of uncontrollable laughter, tempting meals, ...

Cheer and Song: A year’s worth of effort

Cheer and Song: A year’s worth of effort

Becca Zheng

December 2, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Briefs, Multimedia, Scream and Shout, Video

“[su_dropcap style="flat]O[/su_dropcap]ne two, three four, five six, seven eight. Hail to thee’ ole MV High!” MV’s cheer and song team work towards a set of goals and aim to reach national level of competition. Although team members have different levels of cheer experience, they work together...

Down memory lane: The Mullen family

Down memory lane: The Mullen family

Andrea Schlitt

November 26, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, FEATURES, Memories, Multimedia

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]very summer since she was five-years-old, junior Stephanie Mullen would visit her dad’s side of the family in Pennsylvania. Her grandmother, an enthusiastic baker, would ask Mullen to help out around the kitchen. Among the pies, sauces and cookies, gingersnaps were Grandma Mullen...

Soccer: Try it out

Soccer: Try it out

Becca Zheng

November 9, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Boys Soccer, Coach's corner, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Sports Digital, Winter Sports

[su_dropcap style="flat"]W[/su_dropcap]ith hope and determination, students jump into soccer tryouts, hoping to impress the coaches and make the team. With coaches containing their own unique mindset and goals, it takes a variety of characteristics and skills to make varsity. The girls varsity soccer...

Down memory lane: Items of our past

Down memory lane: Items of our past

Andrea Schlitt

October 29, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, FEATURES, Memories, Multimedia

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]emories, we all have them close to our hearts. Whispers of the past floating around in our minds, just waiting to be remembered. Sometimes our memories can be overwhelming as well as overpowering, causing us to forget some rather than others. But there’s always that one memory that ju...

Car enthusiasts bond at Cars and Croissants

Car enthusiasts bond at Cars and Croissants

Sharjeel Rahman

October 27, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment Digital, Reviews, Student life

On the fourth Saturday of every month, 100OCT, pronounced "100 octane", invites exotic car owners to showcase their cars. Cars and Croissants is a community bonding event for car enthusiasts from all over the Bay Area. Watch the video below to find out more. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7pzV6k7CGo[/embedyt]

Snapchat streaks: A controversial form of friendship

Snapchat streaks: A controversial form of friendship

Vivian Chiang

October 18, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Culture, Featured, Multimedia, OPINION, Videos

Living in the decade of quick and easy communication may seem like a great feat to most; though, this modern, dumbed-down form of interaction can also bring out a shallow side to relationships. This form of interaction parallels with the teenager loving, selfie obsessed, and persistent check ups of the...

Homecoming week through the eyes of leadership

Homecoming week through the eyes of leadership

Hannan Waliullah

October 8, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s the clock strikes 9:55 a.m., students feed into the gym in crowds of gold, white, lavender and purple. The walls of the room are lined with meticulously-crafted posters, a showing of the Leadership class's planning. As the first performance starts, leadership stands on the sides ...

Main Street Cupertino celebrates grand opening on Sept. 17

Main Street Cupertino celebrates grand opening on Sept. 17

Chetana Ramaiyer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Local, NEWS

On Sept. 17, after seven years filled with plans, approval processes and renovations, Main Street Cupertino finally had its grand opening. It began with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the morning, which was followed by a parade and throughout the day, Main Street Cupertino was celebrated with local bands...

We tried fasting for a day

We tried fasting for a day

Aanchal Garg

September 12, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Multimedia, Student life

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n Islam, Eid al-Adha is an important religious holiday marking the end of the Islamic Pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca. This year, Eid lands on Monday, Sept. 12. In honor of Eid al-Adha, three staff members — for their first time — decided to fast for one day from sunrise to sun...

Art department: Shelton and students bring art to Blackberry Farm

Art department: Shelton and students bring art to Blackberry Farm

Becca Zheng

September 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Best of News, Best of Videos, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment Digital, Multimedia

Correction (Sept. 9): A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the names of Natalia Nguyen, Elizaveta Zhukova and Zinnia Sahaqa. [dropcap]D[/dropcap]own a steep path, in the heart of Blackberry Farm, MVHS students discover a new artistic environment. Art teacher Jay Shelton brought his Art ...