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Behind the budget: School Site Council 2018-19

Behind the budget: School Site Council 2018-19

Kamyar Moradi and Brian Xu

April 12, 2019

ield trips are often hallmarks of many students’ high school experiences. For them, memories are created while traveling outside of their mundane daily routines. However, the work put into funding these trips to Southern California, New York or even a 25-minute drive to Great America remain larg...

MVHS’s financial priority needs to return to education

MVHS’s financial priority needs to return to education

Nathan Desai

September 4, 2012

Amazing things are happening at MVHS. For the first time ever, our field has lights, there are plans to renovate the library and we will finally get to host a Homecoming football game that is actually at home. MVHS is starting to fit in with the rest of the Silicon Valley with its new high-tech and modern...

$10, 000 on the wall

$10, 000 on the wall

Gisella Joma

September 21, 2011

As students walked into the rally court on the first day of school, they were greeted by a brightly colored screen. Some students have questioned administrationís reasons for purchasing the $10,000 internal marquee on Aug. 17 rather than spending the money on new textbooks or more academic materials...

Why the marquee is okay

Why the marquee is okay

Stephanie Chang

September 8, 2011

The marquee that was attached to the side of the gym before the school year began has spurred some angry discussion amongst students: "We're in a budget crisis and yet they're spending $10,000 on a marquee! Outrageous!"Although we are indeed lacking in funds, the buying of the marquee has almost noth...

Faculty outshines U.S. government in the face of crisis

Faculty outshines U.S. government in the face of crisis

Kiranmayi Methuku

August 25, 2011

Maybe Steve Jobs should run for president—at least he’s got his act together. Even a few members of MVHS faculty seem qualified for the position. Of course, the same can’t be said about the American government. Apple Inc. recently released financial results in June, revealing its $79.4 billion...

Library budget cuts lead to loss of programs

Library budget cuts lead to loss of programs

Jacqueline Barr

December 3, 2009

Proquest, Netsupport, Oxford English Dictionary and CQ Researcher are all cut to save money Read More »...

Cuts in state budget: as money goes, so might summer school

Cuts in state budget: as money goes, so might summer school

Anthony Chen

March 25, 2009

An uncertain MVHS facing the possibility of having summer school canceled encourages struggling students to pass their classes Read More »...