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The three branches of debate Monta Vista offers | Graphic by Irene Tang

Debating through a screen

Irene Tang October 24, 2020
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Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic

Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic

Examining various perspectives about instruction through a screen
MV Sports Medicine Club at the Stanford ATR. Photo from @mvsports_medicine

Looking back at MV Sports Medicine Club for the 2019-2020 school year

Anjali Singh and Collin Qian May 21, 2020
Officers of the club reminisce on memories from this year and make plans for the future
Photo courtesy of Ramachandra Srinivas

Science Olympiad officers’ humble beginnings

Claire Wen March 12, 2020
Leaders reflect on why they joined the club and their favorite memories
Photo used with permission of Steve Ho

Finding the target: Archery Club’s late start

Claire Yang December 21, 2019
Archery Club’s plans for next semester after undergoing club complications
Junior Arya Das smiles while listening to junior Elene Pilpanis accusation during their confession round.

Speech Club’s October Social

Anjali Singh October 18, 2019
Members bond through playing the murder mystery game Ravenwood Masquerade Mystery
Co-president and senior Justin Feng began the interest meeting by discussing the various aspects of the mock trial, starting with the pretrial and ending with the verdict. Photo by Jayanti Jha

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...

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...

Members of Mock Trial gather to take a picture at one of their many competitions where they fight a fake case against other schools in front of a judge and a panel of attorneys. Photo used with permission of Irene McNelis

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...

Journey to math: students describe how they became passionate about math

Journey to math: students describe how they became passionate about 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...

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