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Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions
August 19, 2017

Reading her new schedule, freshman Anokhi Shah was dismayed to find that she did not receive Spanish 2, a course recommended in order to continue to Spanish 3 in her sophomore year. In the past few years,...

Hackathons: the pros and cons

Hackathons: the pros and cons
September 25, 2016

uniors Rishi Upadhyay and Adithya Mohan struggle to keep alert as they continue their work. They down one can of fizzy soda after another and turn to greasy pizza for comfort as time passes by. The experience...

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
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...

Coding: Programming in high school — is it really necessary?

Coding: Programming in high school — is it really necessary?
September 12, 2016

hen one thinks of coding, the smell of Red Bull and the sounds of a keyboard clicking are the first things that come to mind. JavaScript. Python. PHP. These are all popular coding languages that MVHS students...

Major Change: Seniors plan to improve the lives of others with their declared majors

Major Change: Seniors plan to improve the lives of others with their declared majors
May 18, 2016

Co-authored by Tal Marom and Zach Sanchez Oftentimes we think of college as a time for personal change, an essential part of picking one’s focus and finally entering adulthood. But through our studies,...

New Computer Science course emphasizes bigger picture of programming

New Computer Science course emphasizes bigger picture of programming
February 2, 2016

n Fall 2016, College Board will launch its new AP Computer Science Principles course, designed to integrate real life applications into the world of programming. For APCS teacher Debbie Frazier, this was...

Q&A: Senior bridges gap between history and computer science

Q&A: Senior bridges gap between history and computer science
December 6, 2013

Senior Aditi Ramaswamy documents her passion for American history through her blog, The History Hacker.   The typical teenager doesn’t spend her free time writing about the Civil War,...

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