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Monta Vista Robotics Team recovers after having their robot stolen

Monta Vista Robotics Team recovers after having their robot stolen

Nathan Stevens

April 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Monta Vista Robotics Team was in high spirits as they boarded the airplane for their competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. With a truck full of tools and the robot that they had worked on tirelessly for months, they checked into their hotels and did some brief preparation for the next two days of co...

Empty chairs at empty tables

Empty chairs at empty tables

Hannah Lee

April 11, 2018


Filed under From the magazine, NEWS

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ometimes, students need a break. For seniors, this comes in the form of senior ditch day, a day seniors skip their classes. On this day, some students go on small excursions with their friends, while others simply sleep in.   This year, senior ditch day will take place on Monday, April 30....

AMC Cupertino Square 16 closes its doors

AMC Cupertino Square 16 closes its doors

Hannah Lee

April 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]nce a well-known Cupertino landmark for people of all ages to get together and watch a movie, AMC Cupertino Square 16 closed its doors on Mar. 22, becoming the final business to leave Vallco Shopping Mall. After an evaluation of AMC Cupertino Square 16 and the current inactive sta...

A Two Part Process: How MVHS students are using the PSAT to prepare for the SAT

A Two Part Process: How MVHS students are using the PSAT to prepare for the SAT

Aditya Dash

February 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs

[su_dropcap]A[/su_dropcap]s sophomore Keshav Taneja receives his scores for the PSAT exam, he looks forward to ways in which he can prepare to take the next big test: the SAT. Taneja is hoping to perform well through the use of strategies and advice from his tutor. Taneja is also trying to do well the...

Glitched scores

Glitched scores

Aditya Dash

December 11, 2017


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

[su_dropcap]S[/su_dropcap]ophomore Ankit Rustagi was able to take a look at his PSAT score three weeks prior to the original release date, between Dec. 11-13. When he was first told by his friends about the leak, Rustagi rushed to take a look at his score and was quick to find out that his score had ...

AP chemistry students find old test online

AP chemistry students find old test online

Jai Uparkar

November 7, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, Briefs, NEWS

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Saturday October 21, AP Chemistry teacher Supriya Moore posted on Schoolloop that the free response question (FRQ) portion of the October 19 and 20 test on molecular and atomic theory would have to be retaken on October 26. Since some of the questions on the test had the exact same ...

Link Leaders host Capture the Flag game for the class of 2020

Link Leaders host Capture the Flag game for the class of 2020

Stephanie Lam

April 2, 2017


Filed under Local, NEWS

Senior Matthew Ho  labels each person as either a one or a two. Though the count was random, freshmen and Link Leaders were almost equally divided among the two teams . [su_dropcap style="flat" size="4"]F[/su_dropcap]reshmen and Link Leaders stand on the sidelines of the football field as Link Lead...

Things I wish I could tell my 10-year-old self

Things I wish I could tell my 10-year-old self

Roshan Fernandez

March 12, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t's rather often that we find ourselves regretting our past actions, wondering what would have happened if we didn’t make that stupid decision.  “Oh no, why did I do that? I should have done this instead. Aw, that was rather foolish of me.” For most people, these are the kinds...

Problems for Oroville Dam

Problems for Oroville Dam

Karen Sanchez

February 26, 2017


Filed under Local, NEWS

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]alif. has been experiencing a heavy amount of rain in the past couple of weeks, and the empty, cracked and dried reservoirs are filling up just as they had shriveled up when the drought first occurred. The same can be said for the Oroville reservoir, located in the city of Oroville...

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...

The investigation for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has come to an end

The investigation for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has come to an end

Karen Sanchez

January 22, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS, Videos

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Mar. 7 2014, television screens displayed images of a white plane with red and blue lines on its side accompanied with the word ‘Malaysia’ across a variety of channels. Reporters faced cameras as they broke the news to the world and scurried behind screens to update their stories....

Things I wish never happened

Things I wish never happened

Hannan Waliullah

January 20, 2017


Filed under Briefs, NEWS, News Multimedia

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]ime travel might not ever be possible, but we all mentally create lists of what we could change in the past if it were possible.There’s always the time that we wish never happened. It could be a global event that catalyzed a change in our culture or society.  Or it could be a ...