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Diya and JJ on the streets: MVHS Trivia

Diya Bahl and Jayanti Jha September 26, 2021
Testing students and staff on their MVHS knowledge
All four classes prepare for their Homecoming skit by hosting dance practices and skit decs.

Homecoming 2021: Behind the Scenes

After a year of remote learning and a collective loss in students’ school spirit, all four classes are back and preparing for the annual Homecoming week. Leadership students and participants are navigating...

Lil Nas Xs Debut Monteros colorful and eye-catching album cover

Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero’ is a mixed bag with many gems

Anika Sharma September 22, 2021
Lil Nas X’s debut album is an emotional and fascinating ride
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Olga Tutunaru

#BookTok: The rising literary community for teens

Aashna Patel, staff writer September 18, 2021

Last year sophomore Aya Abdelrahman found book related content on TikTok as she was trying to select books for her summer reading. After seeing a video of a content creator reviewing books , including...

Freshman Ishi Chopra holds a Tigers Eye crystal which represents courage. Photo by Taryn Lam | El Estoque

A guide to crystals

Taryn Lam, Staff Writer September 18, 2021
How MVHS students use crystals in their daily lives
Stray Kids’ newest comeback “NOEASY” is an amazing display of their growth

Stray Kids’ newest comeback “NOEASY” is an amazing display of their growth

April Wang, Staff Writer September 17, 2021
New album reaffirms Stray Kids’ unique musical style and versatility.
Fall-themed introduction to the recipe video

Spiced french toast

Amber Milesi, Staff Writer September 15, 2021

        This sweet, perfectly spiced and easy to make fall inspired recipe is the perfect autumn breakfast to keep you warm and full as the mornings turn chilly. Using...

Senior Sotiris Kougiouris talks about the beverages he enjoys.

Students share their go-to beverages

Tvisha Gupta September 13, 2021
Learning about the different drinks that students and staff enjoy
The cover features a hand reaching out towards a bright pink poison vial | Photo Courtesy Warner Bros Music

‘pretty poison’ is an absolute masterpiece

Irene Tang and Abdullah Memon September 12, 2021
Nessa Barrett releases chilling first EP
Simu Liu as Shang-Chi in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.  Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ is a refreshing entry for a new phase of Marvel hits

Justin E Kim September 7, 2021
The newest addition to the MCU successfully tests the waters of classic martial arts flicks
The Class of 2022 wins the 15 second chant-off at the Welcome Back Rally. Photo by Aditya Shukla

MVHS hosts its first rally of the year

Justin E Kim, Gauri Manoj, Aditya Shukla, and Shivani Verma September 4, 2021
The Class of 2022 wins the annual Welcome Back Rally
A graphic created on Canva featuring the outfits of 4 MVHS students and staff.

Students and staff share how they select outfits for school

Tvisha Gupta September 2, 2021
From comfy to cute to casual, school fashion is in full swing
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