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The Class of 2021 prepares for its first-ever bonding activity

The Class of 2021 prepares for its first-ever bonding activity

Flora Peng

March 18, 2019

Despite an unsuccessful campaign last school year, the class of 2021 has set the date for their first‐ever bonding activity: a relaxing movie night to be held after school on Friday, March 29. After months of consideration and negotiation, the officers are optimistic that the event will be successf...

Speech and Debate holds practice time for upcoming tournaments

Speech and Debate holds practice time for upcoming tournaments

Devika Watave

March 9, 2017

hile most students were traveling or hanging out with their friends over February break, members of the MVHS Speech and Debate club were preparing for various upcoming competitions such as the CHSSA State Qualifier and NSDA National Qualifier tournaments. On Friday, Feb. 24, all three debate teams met from...

Behind the not-so-secret Secret Santa gift exchanges

Behind the not-so-secret Secret Santa gift exchanges

Fatima Ali

December 11, 2015

n the midst of a grueling marathon of studying for finals, some friend groups have decided to launch a Secret Santa campaign in an effort to raise morale and de-stress. No matter how inexpensive or austere the gifts may be, these friends still cherish their holiday tradition and take heart in the ge...

Leo Club’s member induction brings laughs, memories and new friendships

Leo Club’s member induction brings laughs, memories and new friendships

Jennie Chen

November 21, 2015

The windy weather didn’t stop Leo Club members from attending the Annual Leo Induction this past Sunday at Jollyman Park. “The member induction is an event that we hold every year to have members get a chance to know the officers, each other, and have a little fun,” Katie Chen, a senior and pre...

Bonding on (and off) the field

Bonding on (and off) the field

Varsha Venkat

February 4, 2015

hen senior Brad Ohadi joined the boys soccer team his freshman year, he recognized the amount of talent on the team but felt that team spirit was lacking. This led the team to struggle in games despite their skill, as players felt “unmotivated” by their teammates. Having experienced the struggles of a ...

SLIDESHOW: Sisterhood of the Spandex Pants

SLIDESHOW: Sisterhood of the Spandex Pants

Michelle Balmeo

December 5, 2008

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