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Mock Trial kicks off the year with 80 attendees

Mock Trial kicks off the year with 80 attendees

Jayanti Jha

September 22, 2019

Mock Trial began the year with an increase in attendance at their interest meeting with 80 people, compared to the usual 40 to 50 in previous years. According to  officer of operations and sophomore Vaishnavi Suresh, this high attendance was due to a plan set forth by the leadership team of Mock Trial ...

A joyous stitch

January 26, 2019

There’s nothing a pair of scissors can’t fix. That’s how junior Chloe Wu-Breshears, treasurer of Fashion Club, views the production of clothing. She and other club members contribute to the  unique range of backgrounds, inspirations and personal tastes found in room F112 every other Monday. Encoura...

Mock Trial: Building a family

Mock Trial: Building a family

Jasmine Lee and Alyssa Hui

January 20, 2019

Mock Trial officers reflect on their past experiences and reveal what the club means to them

MV Octagon kicks off Cure Cancer Cafe

MV Octagon kicks off Cure Cancer Cafe

Stuti Upadhyay and Tabitha Mendez

December 17, 2018

Every year in mid-March, MV Octagon, MVHS’ largest volunteer club, hosts an event called Cure Cancer Cafe (CCC) to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). The event is held in the Quinlan Community Center from 6 to 9 p.m. and features singers, dancers, a speech from a cancer survivor...

Journey to math

Journey to math

Iman Malik and Herman Saini

November 21, 2018

Sophomore Parth Asawa will never forget the pride he felt after attending his first math competition in fourth grade. He won second place statewide, and this positive experience helped him develop a passion for competitive math. The next year, he attended the same competition but left disappointed a...

Reinforcing feminism in MVHS

Reinforcing feminism in MVHS

Swara Tewari and Rucha Soman

November 6, 2018

Girls’ Empowerment Project discusses gender equality at first meeting

Localizing Red Cross

Localizing Red Cross

Swara Tewari, Features editor

October 26, 2018

President of Red Cross discusses her journey with the club and her goals for the year

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Zara Iqbal and Ruth Feng

October 19, 2018

On Oct. 17, members of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WiSTEM) gathered in biology teacher Lora Lerner’s room during lunch for their first experiment of the year: the lava lamp lab. via GIPHY With input from club members, WiSTEM decided to host this lab in particular. To make these lava la...

IASA’s plans for the year

IASA’s plans for the year

Shuvi Jha

September 28, 2018

IASA, which stands for Indo-American Student Association, held its first meeting of the year on Sept. 20 in room E201. The room was abuzz with rounds of laughter, as students from different racial backgrounds played a friendly game of Bollywood Kahoot. Samosas were passed out at the end of the lunch per...

Meet the 2018-19 French Honor Society officers

Sreya Kumar and Tina Low

September 28, 2018

French Honor Society (FHS) serves as an opportunity for students who are interested in the French culture to get involved at MVHS. The club goes beyond what is taught in the classroom, offering  hands-on experiences for students to learn about other aspects of culture such as French cuisine. FHS hol...

Research of years past: a look into the officers of Research Club

Research of years past: a look into the officers of Research Club

Emily Xia

September 27, 2018

he Research club officers’ main job is to help members of the club with their science projects, providing them with materials and advice. Among the seven officers of the club, there is a plethora of research experience. Seniors Carl Rosenthal and Rujuta Sathe and juniors Hrushikesha Athreya and Ir...

Expanding Red Cross

Expanding Red Cross

Swara Tewari, Features editor

September 23, 2018

Red Cross held its first meeting during lunch on Sept. 9 in room B103. The officers introduced themselves and highlighted Red Cross’ mission statement and the volunteer opportunities that would be available throughout the year.