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Addressing climate change

Addressing climate change

Examining the approach to climate change on four different levels
Examining how the government is handling the climate crisis through a set of bills and rulings

Federal regulations advance the national approach to climate change

Melody Cui December 10, 2021
Examining how the government is handling the climate crisis through a set of bills and rulings
Victorine poses with his family on Halloween

A fraction of time

MVHS community members in different age groups reflect on the pandemic year in the context of their lives
Used with permission from Parssa Alimadad

World War 3 becomes a meme

Robert Liu and Collin Qian January 10, 2020
How the influx of WWIII memes affects MVHS students’ and teachers’ views on world events
Teachers’ favorite books

Teachers’ favorite books

Jacqueleine Liu January 6, 2020
10 teachers discuss and recommend books that are significant to them
50 Questions with Ben Recktenwald

50 Questions with Ben Recktenwald

Hannah Lee and Stuti Upadhyay November 24, 2019

nspired by Vogue’s video series ‘73 Questions,’ El Estoque sits down with U.S. History and Government teacher Ben Recktenwald to ask him 50 questions. Recktenwald describes his favorite politician,...

New rides of MVHS

New rides of MVHS

Claire Wen and Helen Chao March 13, 2019

Sushma Bana Fuel efficient and capable of gliding down the road as if in an ideal frictionless situation. As a math and physics teacher, this is Sushma Bana’s description of her dream car. However,...

Dressed to impress: Senior Zarek Peris dresses up after Halloween

Dressed to impress: Senior Zarek Peris dresses up after Halloween

Sneha Gaur January 14, 2016

Like any other Monday, U.S. Government teacher Ben Recktenwald scheduled a reading quiz for his AP classes on Nov. 2. Yet unlike any other Monday, his third period AP Government class didn’t frantically...

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