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Campus opinions

Exploring the opinions students and staff hold about various topics around campus
When is the best time for a Run, Hide, Defend drill?

When is the best time for a Run, Hide, Defend drill?

Chelsea Wong November 17, 2017

On November 9, the “Run, Hide, Defend” alarm went off between brunch and fourth period. Students rushed into the nearest classrooms and began locking doors, shutting windows and stacking desks and...

How students feel about participation grades

How students feel about participation grades

Anjini Venugopal February 9, 2017

articipation, like many of the other things that most teachers at MVHS score, is received in various ways by students. Some, like senior Jasnoor Kaur, believe that participation grades show involvement...

MVHS reacts to the fire that happened on campus

MVHS reacts to the fire that happened on campus

Mallika Singh January 23, 2017

oud, blaring sounds come from the walls and in the walkways. Lights flash. Teachers immediately stop their lessons in their rooms. Students quickly walk out to the blacktop, field or parking lot chattering...

After the storm: the current state of Californias drought

After the storm: the current state of California’s drought

Krishna Sunder January 17, 2017

Additional reporting by Nate Stevens rown is the new green.” At least that’s what Governor Jerry Brown used as his campaign slogan in 2014, referring to his new platform of anti-drought policies....

Class of 2014: Seniors favorite places on campus

Class of 2014: Seniors’ favorite places on campus

Kristin Chang May 5, 2014

Reported by Kristin Chang and Harini Shyamsundar. Although seniors may be ready to flee the MVHS coop, there are still those on-campus nooks and crannies where nostalgia is abound. Where dozens of homework...

Waste Wars: The battle for a cleaner campus

Waste Wars: The battle for a cleaner campus

Natalie Wong December 8, 2008

Campus Commission hosts a surprise school-wide competition to promote a cleaner campus for all. Trash: It's all over campus. From torn-up tissues to crushed containers, and abandoned apple-cores...

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