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Challenging Challenge Day

Challenging Challenge Day

Albert Wang

January 5, 2017

I attend Challenge Day and talk about the impact it had on me. I will discuss my experiences at Challenge Day and express my opinions on whether or not it is as beneficial and life changing as many students assume it to be.

Challenge Day aims to teach students how to deal with their emotions

Gabriella Monico

November 24, 2013

On Nov. 21, MVHS was quieter than usual. The bells that signify the beginning and end of each class period were conspicuously absent, forcing many students to stare at the clock and some classes to run overtime. Students often ran into class late, and some wandered the empty halls when teachers let them...

Bullying at MVHS: A bullied victim recovers through communication

“It’s my shadow self!” said Jane. “This is where I used to lay every morning.” Beneath the early afternoon sun, Jane bends over the railroad tracks that once haunted her.

Kristin Chang

October 24, 2013

Despite the trauma of a bullied childhood, one MVHS junior’s recovery proves that life gets better. [dropcap1]C[/dropcap1]lose your eyes and take three long breaths. Keep your arms still, your body rigid. Feel the way the cold air stings, hear the pigeons squawking, feel the icy metal biting...

Creating the connection

Creating the connection

Amrutha Dorai

November 19, 2012

Students link support organizations available on campus to create community Read More »

Challenge Day held Nov. 15

Challenge Day held Nov. 15

Jennifer Lee

November 16, 2012

Students open up to peers, share personal experiences with one another Read More »

Challenge Day is not for everyone

Challenge Day is not for everyone

Smitha Gundavajhala

November 14, 2012

As Challenge Day nears, stories about its transformative power circulate among students. Some claim that it made them cry, while others merely say that it was a “good experience.” But we don’t often hear from the third, less represented group: the one that doesn’t benefit from Challenge Day. For ...

A changing campus

A changing campus

Sara Yang

March 25, 2010

  Campus displays the "ripple effect" of Challenge Day Read More »...

Challenge Day: A Unique Environment

Jacqueline Barr

November 11, 2008

A recount of challenge day events and activities as well as personal experience Read More »...