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Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Nathan Stevens

April 17, 2017

As senior Christopher Chang looks around E203 for his fellow C++ members, he finds himself disappointed with what he sees. Getting ready to start their weekly informational meetings about the programming language C++, he makes sure everyone is there, but over the weeks, he’s watched as people droppe...

How Roots Christian club structures their small group discussions

How Roots Christian club structures their small group discussions

Michelle Wong

March 9, 2017

n Monday, Mar. 6, Roots Christian club continued their discussion from last week on the book 1 John from the Bible, which is a book written by John the Evangelist about the relationship between love and God. According to junior officer Edwin Peng, the Bible is an essential part of a Christian's life be...

Seasons of success

Seasons of success

Karen Ma

March 8, 2017

very season for the past 18 years, MVHS’ varsity badminton team has played and won the top division. Every year before the spring season, the MVHS Badminton Club hosts open gyms at least once a week in the field house for badminton enthusiasts to play and for team members to put their newly acquir...

Novus editors for Res Novae

Novus editors for Res Novae

Karen Ma

February 8, 2017

or Res Novae, MVHS’ Science and Technology Magazine, a key component to ensuring the publication of online articles every one and a half months and one end-of-the-year print newsletter is efficiency. As more students join the club every fall and throughout each year, there comes a need for more editors to p...

Five anime shows to de-stress with over winter break

Five anime shows to de-stress with over winter break

Mingjie Zhong

December 15, 2016

fter a grueling week of finals, MVHS’ two-week-long holiday break is finally here — and with its arrival, some students may not know what to do with their sudden but precious free time. Two weeks of break from school, classes and exams is the perfect time to start something fun and relaxing, whet...

A look back: Japanese National Honor Society hosts first annual karaoke contest

A look back: Japanese National Honor Society hosts first annual karaoke contest

Roshan Fernandez

December 10, 2016

lub vice president and junior Jadon Bienz was on edge. His team was about to perform Yatta!, a japanese song by the group Green Leaves. But after the performance, his face was filled with delight. “It’s a very opening experience,” Bienz said. “A lot of other people are singing with you…[so...

MV ArtReach hopes to emphasize service and increase membership

MV ArtReach hopes to emphasize service and increase membership

Dylan Tsai

October 28, 2016

fter seeing members dwindle away last year, the officers of ArtReach are determined to increase membership and keep members. Dedicated to crafts and service, ArtReach holds bi-weekly meetings for members to make crafts, such as paper lanterns and birds. Some of these crafts are donated to organizations such ...

Girls’ Empowerment project spreads to MVHS

Girls’ Empowerment project spreads to MVHS

Sepand Rouz

October 25, 2016

  tudent support groups are hard to find in MVHS, mainly because they are often overshadowed by other activities at school. But recently, a club was made not just for new students, but for all of MVHS’ student body. A club that accepts all, a club that has bonding. But this isn’t just a club...

Res Novae details its plans for growth

Res Novae details its plans for growth

Karen Ma

September 30, 2016

t first glance, most would think STEM and journalism are incompatible. After all, they are different fields with different qualifications, and have people of different backgrounds and different interests. In almost any depiction of a high school in a novel or film, a student can be either an innovat...

Woodshop club brings its community of veterans and rookies together

Hannan Waliullah

September 29, 2016

f you walk past the woodshop room on a Wednesday lunch, you can hear a buzzing sound. The shrill sounds of the drills, the soothing sounds of the spinning lathes and the jarring noises of the band-saws emanate from the room, blending in with the voices of the enthusiastic mix of students of varying skil...

Roots Christian Club prepares new plans for future meetings

Roots Christian Club prepares new plans for future meetings

Michelle Wong

September 21, 2016

Co-written by Stephanie Lam The presences of new Roots officers aren’t the only new changes for Roots Christian club. At their first meeting of the year on Monday, Sept. 12, the club officers announced new events and changes soon to come. Senior Amanda Lam, the current social manager of Root...

Q&A: Computer Science Club officers discuss their upcoming plans for this year

Q&A: Computer Science Club officers discuss their upcoming plans for this year

Amanda Chan

September 19, 2016

With its upcoming meeting on Sept. 21, the Computer Science Club plans to change up the club by focusing more on the applications of CS. CS club officers reflect on their time in the club and share their expectations for the upcoming year. CS Club President Carol Wang El Estoque: How has your t...