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Green thumbs: MVHS students and teachers share passion for gardening

Green thumbs: MVHS students and teachers share passion for gardening

Charlotte Chui February 6, 2020
The motivation and process behind their gardens
Candid Photo

MVHS comes down with symptoms of senioritis

Rachel Jiang February 6, 2020
Examining teacher perspectives on working with second semester seniors
Members of the MVHS community use their voices in audiobooks and commentating

Members of the MVHS community use their voices in audiobooks and commentating

Claire Wen December 17, 2019
Ways in which the MVHS community uses its voice aside from speaking
The effects of toxic masculinity in a high school environment

The effects of toxic masculinity in a high school environment

Zara Iqbal, Sreya Kumar, and Jasmine Lee November 15, 2019
Individuals share experiences and perspectives on the popular phrase
Photo illustration by Anish Vasudevan.

MVHS community’s podcast picks

Anish Vasudevan September 23, 2019
Members of MVHS share their favorite podcasts
Turn of time: an exploration through the decades

Turn of time: an exploration through the decades

A look into different perspectives of each decade
Booked up

Booked up

Claire Wen and Oishee Misra October 15, 2018

iterature remains the only course at MVHS that students must take for all four years of high school. For some, it’s an enjoyable experience, while for others, it does nothing but elicit groans of distaste....

Just teach it

Just teach it

Helen Chao, Claire Wen, , and September 27, 2018

As the school year begins, some students find themselves in a panic. They’ve completed their back-to-school shopping: fluorescent highlighters and squeaky-clean erasers are packed away, but there’s...

Life after death

Life after death

Helen Chao and Shivani Gupta September 17, 2018
Teachers and students debate about what’s waiting for them beyond the grave
All-American junior English courses

All-American junior English courses

Gauri Kaushik March 7, 2017

tarting next school year, rising juniors will be limited to a choice of three English courses: American Literature, Honors American Literature or American Studies. Rising juniors can no longer take British...

Students and teachers reflect on passing of Nelson Mandela

Joyce Varma December 20, 2013

South African president makes positive impact on MVHS campus. Nelson Mandela passed away of a lung infection at the age of 95 on Thursday, Dec. 5 in his hometown of Johannesburg, South Africa. As the...

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

Anjali Bhat December 8, 2013

Leadership’s Student Recognition commission hosted the Iron Chef cooking competition modeled after the famous Food Network show, on Dec. 8. If foods had several components, such as a filling or a garnish,...

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