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Earthquakes strike the Bay Area

Earthquakes strike the Bay Area
January 11, 2018

ophomore Afreen Azad had turned off the lights and was just about to go to bed around 2 a.m. when she suddenly felt like someone was shaking her bed. Azad’s first thought was that her house was being...

Earthquake: MVHS reflects on state of school safety after recent Napa earthquake

There is a packet of emergency preparation guidelines in each classroom. Although measures like these are common in schools, some students believe that more precautions should be taken to increase safety. Photo by Varsha Venkat.
September 24, 2014

Story by Varsha Venkat and Jady Wei with additional reporting by Harini Shyamsundar he last time MVHS experienced an on-campus earthquake was in 1989. Most of the teachers and staff members who experienced...

Earthquake preparedness

Earthquake preparedness
September 16, 2014

*According to Assistant Principal Michael Hicks, the school is earthquake proof. However, El Estoque has yet to verify this information.

Safety for all

Safety for all
September 20, 2011

Stop, drop, and roll. Duck and cover. Under the table. Students carry out specific and mandatory safety drills throughout the year. There are three main drills that MVHS focuses on: fire drills, earthquake...

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