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When is the best time for a Run, Hide, Defend drill?

When is the best time for a Run, Hide, Defend drill?

Chelsea Wong

November 17, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

On November 9, the “Run, Hide, Defend” alarm went off between brunch and fourth period. Students rushed into the nearest classrooms and began locking doors, shutting windows and stacking desks and tables into barricades. This time, the drill was different—instead of having it during a class, w...

How students feel about participation grades

How students feel about participation grades

Anjini Venugopal

February 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, OPINION

[su_dropcap style="flat"]P[/su_dropcap]articipation, like many of the other things that most teachers at MVHS score, is received in various ways by students. Some, like senior Jasnoor Kaur, believe that participation grades show involvement in class, which is crucial to learning. Kaur believes that the...

MVHS reacts to the fire that happened on campus

MVHS reacts to the fire that happened on campus

Mallika Singh

January 23, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

[su_dropcap style="flat"]L[/su_dropcap]oud, blaring sounds come from the walls and in the walkways. Lights flash. Teachers immediately stop their lessons in their rooms. Students quickly walk out to the blacktop, field or parking lot chattering while being told to remain quiet. It’s what appears to b...

After the storm: the current state of California’s drought

After the storm: the current state of California’s drought

Krishna Sunder

January 17, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

Additional reporting by Nate Stevens [su_dropcap style="flat"]"B[/su_dropcap]rown is the new green.” At least that’s what Governor Jerry Brown used as his campaign slogan in 2014, referring to his new platform of anti-drought policies. But if any of Brown’s catchy campaign signs were sti...

Class of 2014: Seniors’ favorite places on campus

Class of 2014: Seniors’ favorite places on campus

Kristin Chang

May 5, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

Reported by Kristin Chang and Harini Shyamsundar. Although seniors may be ready to flee the MVHS coop, there are still those on-campus nooks and crannies where nostalgia is abound. Where dozens of homework assignments have been hastily scrawled, hundreds of sandwiches have been eaten and thousand...

Waste Wars: The battle for a cleaner campus

Waste Wars: The battle for a cleaner campus

Natalie Wong

December 7, 2008


Filed under NEWS

Campus Commission hosts a surprise school-wide competition to promote a cleaner campus for all. Read More »...