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Gamers review Switch games

Gamers review Switch games

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

April 9, 2020

MV eSports and Gaming Association members pick their top games they have played and ones they look forward to playing

Color Guard during quarantine

Color Guard during quarantine

Jasmine Lee

April 2, 2020

Freshman Naomi Baba never knew that March 9 was going to be the last time that she  practiced with her teammates for this school year.  The release of the FUHSD’s remote learning order caused many of MVHS Color Guard’s originally planned competitions and performances to be cancelled, including their...

Ohana celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Swara Tewari, Managing editor

March 18, 2020

Ohana officers and club members reflect on the club’s St. Patrick’s Day meeting and the club’s dynamic

Bring Change to Mind’s 2019 California Summit

Students participated in discussion with one another about mental health awareness techniques || Used with permission from Daniel Duan

Devin Gupta

December 12, 2019

Bring Change to Mind attends a conference about spreading mental health awareness and personal wellbeing

Class of 2021 hosts their first cram session

The study session was held from 3:30-6 p.m. , and hosted around 100 students. Photo by Justine Ha

Tabitha Mendez

December 10, 2019

n Dec. 3, students from the class of 2021 gathered in the student union after school to work and study with about 100 of their peers. The class officers organized the study session and invited several teachers — English teachers Vanessa Nava and Randy Holaday, history teacher David Hartford and biology...

Annual Heroes Run aims to improve healthcare for children

A Heroes Run Volunteer helps a girl cross a section from the obstacle course. This was one of the attractions at the Heroes Run this year.

Tanish Mendki

November 24, 2019

Exploring the community event directed toward making child healthcare more affordable

Monta Vista Ultimate Frisbee takes on Spikeball

MVUF’s members gather for a group photo. Photo used with permission of Niko Gustafson

Collin Qian, Visuals Editor

October 26, 2019

Every Friday on the lower field, Monta Vista Ultimate Frisbee (MVUF) holds their weekly meetings where they play ultimate frisbee and spikeball. Seniors Niko Gustafson, Stanley Chen and sophomore Rudra Phalnikar use the club as a way to meet new friends and relieve stress. Whether it be running aroun...

MVHS Color Guard and MVHS Marching Band perform at the 2019 annual Cupertino Tournament of Bands competition

MV Marching Band performs at one of their home games. Photo courtesy of Music at Monta Vista.

Justine Ha and Lance Tong

October 17, 2019

MVHS Color Guard takes second place and Marching Band takes third place at their second competitive event of the year

Secondary School Reports: Tips from the Counselors

Anushka De, News Editor

October 12, 2019

In August, as the new school year rolls around, the rising senior class is confronted with a barrage of deadlines, one for each college application.  Students must face a barrage of deadlines before the barrage of deadlines — asking teachers for letters of recommendation, having to complete regi...