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Behind the scenes of ND films’ short movie

Behind the scenes of ND films’ short movie

Vivian Chiang

April 13, 2018


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Neutral Density Films is in its final stages of completing its first major movie of the year. The film is centered around a stubborn boy whose high-five is left hanging, so from then on, he refuses to put his arm down until someone returns his high-five. ND Films is working towards having all the scenes...

MVHS Spanish Honor Society attends annual inter district meeting

Sannidhi Menon

April 13, 2018


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On Friday, March 30, MVHS Spanish Honor Society members and officers trickled into the Lynbrook HS library. They gathered for the annual interdistrict meeting, which brought together clubs from Cupertino HS, LHS and MVHS. Organized by the LHS club officers, the event was last held in 2016. “We...

French Honor Society: Expanding our Horizons

French Honor Society: Expanding our Horizons

Swara Tewari

April 12, 2018


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Senior Anika Ramachandran, president of French Honor Society (FHS) is nearly done serving her term as the society’s president. Over the past couple years, the club has become very important to her and changed her perspective on the world. To her, FHS is a community for those who are passionate about ...

Smash Club’s second tournament of 2018

Smash Club’s second tournament of 2018

Jahan Razavi

April 12, 2018


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n March 30, clicks and music could be heard from the student union. MVHS Smash Club had its second tournament of the 2018 semester. Students from all grades showed up to test their skills against one another. Smash is a multiplayer game where up to four people can play each other with the ultimate g...

Meet the jokesters

Meet the jokesters

ZaZu Lippert

April 12, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Performing Arts, Theater

MVHS Improv Team will perform at the annual Drama Showcase this Friday, April 13, at 7pm in the Black Box Theater....

Bridge Club set to participate in Bay Area bridge championship

Bridge Club set to participate in Bay Area bridge championship

Andrea Perng

April 12, 2018


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In the hushed silence that falls upon the students gathered in D101, freshman Richard Wu plays bridge, a card game, with two other students and his coach, Cheryl Mandela, who gives her experienced word at the end of each match. Those at his table are relatively inexperienced compared to the team ...

MVHS Model United Nations’ new executive officers share their visions

MVHS Model United Nations’ new executive officers share their visions

Maggie McCormick

April 12, 2018


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s the second semester rolls by, many clubs have started to think about new leadership for the next school year. With seniors preparing to leave and underclassmen ready and willing to take on a bigger role, MVHS’ Model United Nations club opened applications on Feb 28 for executive and non-executive officer p...

On the road to states: Students share their experience at the CSF state qualifiers

On the road to states: Students share their experience at the CSF state qualifiers

Sreya Kumar

April 10, 2018


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It was a rather unusual competition day for junior Divya Satish. Satish was one of the few students representing MVHS in the Coast Forensics League (CSF) State qualifiers. Despite this being one of the most anticipated speech competitions, when Satish first heard that she had qualified for states, s...

Leo Club volunteers at Faria Walkaround

Leo Club volunteers at Faria Walkaround

Charlotte Chui and Ria Kolli

April 9, 2018


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On March 30, Leo Club members volunteered at Faria Elementary School’s walkaround, an annual event for students to raise money for the school, which took place from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Students collect pledge donations prior to the walkaround, and on the day of the event, they each have a lap car...

Ways to deal with college rejection

Ways to deal with college rejection

Ilena Peng

April 6, 2018


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For MVHS seniors, much of March has been spent both celebrating college acceptances along with coping with college rejections. Although it may be easier for students to react to rejections by comparing themselves to others or feeling like they aren’t good enough, College and Career Center advisor McKe...

Spicing it up: Korean Club and Bite Club hold a Fire Noodle Challenge meeting

Spicing it up: Korean Club and Bite Club hold a Fire Noodle Challenge meeting

Hannah Lee

April 6, 2018


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n March 29, Korean Club and Bite Club collaborated to host the Fire Noodle Challenge, which has recently gained popularity on Youtube. More than 75 students attended the meeting in order to try the ramen. There were two rounds to the challenge — in the first round, the students ate Nongshim Shin Ram...