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In memory of alumnus Justin Perkins

In memory of alumnus Justin Perkins

Kai Kang November 5, 2008

Alumnus Justin Perkins dies after battle with cancer.  2005 Alumnus Justin PerkinsOn Oct. 26, class of 2005 alumnus Justin Anthony Perkins, born Feb. 15, 1987,  lost his five year battle with...

The vote is not just for grown-ups

Varshini Cherukupalli November 5, 2008

The heat of the upcoming election is inspiring more and more students, of voting age or no, to get involved in politics. Nov. 4, 2008. The day that CNN political commentator Karen Hughes has declared will...

De Anza: Opening new doors

Dipika Srihari November 5, 2008

More students chose to enroll in quarter-year classes at De Anza Many MVHS students seem to love school more than the average teenager. A shocking 84 percent of students out of 70 person poll administered...

Voters of the Future

Voters of the Future

Kai Kang November 5, 2008

  Sophomore polls during mock election   MVHS students act on political views during mock election   On Oct. 30th spirited debate was heard in the rally court as students participated in...

Voters of the Future

Voters of the Future

Kai Kang November 5, 2008

MVHS students act on political views during mock election. Sophomore polls during mock election  On Oct. 30th spirited debate was heard in the rally court as students participated in the mock...

IDC exchange brings a different crowd to MVHS

Jacqueline Barr November 3, 2008

Students from all schools in the district visit MVHS for the Homecoming rally.   Students sit in small circles on the floor. "What is something from MVHS you'd like to bring back or see happen...

Standardized tests, no standard result

Standardized tests, no standard result

Laura Wenus October 22, 2008

Students differ in thier opinions on the merits and effectiveness of standardized testing. Visitors to the MVHS webpage will find themselves greeted by a variety of highlights in recent school history....

De Anza: Opening new doors

De Anza: Opening new doors

Dipika Srihari October 22, 2008

More students chose to enroll in quarter-year classes at De Anza.Many MVHS students seem to love school more than the average teenager. A shocking 84 percent of students out of 70 person poll administered...

New DECA chapter emerges

Tammy Su October 22, 2008

Silicon Valley DECA forms identity separate from state organizationOn Sept. 20, a Leadership Development Conference was held at MVHS. However this conference was not organized not by its traditional host,...

Library checks out, students in disbelief

Library checks out, students in disbelief

Serena Lee October 22, 2008

New policy shuts out students on seven period days.The policy change leaves students in frustration during fourth period on Oct.16. Photo by Serena Lee. Eleven students with unscheduled periods gathered...

Challenge Day: life-changing program

brittyah October 22, 2008

Challenge Day arrives as new experience On May 8, 2008, the School Site Council came to its final decision: get rid of Camp Everytown.This year, students and staff alike were surprised to learn that...

Saving Pennies

Saving Pennies

Serena Lee October 22, 2008

When the economy heads south, every cent counts.Sophomore Annie Lanter texts as much as possible, taking advantage of her unlimited texting plan to save money.When Christmas arrives this year, sophomore...

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