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Guess who?: A game for the yearbook staff

Guess who?: A game for the yearbook staff

Anjini Venugopal

February 28, 2018

hen junior Julia Ralston was scrolling through her Instagram feed a while ago, one specific post caught her eye. Someone had replaced the typical faces on the Hasbro game “Guess Who?” board with pictures of their friends. Ralston  wanted to do something similar with her friends, and she eventually d...

Pete the pet: El Valedor’s new class fish

Pete the pet: El Valedor’s new class fish

Anjini Venugopal

September 12, 2017

To deal with the high temperatures on Sept. 4, senior head editors of El Valedor Ellen Li and Mayumi Tabungar went to get ice cream from Baskin Robbins along with photographer Vincent Tran. Later in the day, the three of them found themselves in Home Depot and joked about what it would be like t...

La Identidad: what names reveal about MVHS’s origins

A group photo in MVHS's first yearbook in 1970. Photo used with permission of El Valedor.

Jessica Xing

March 10, 2017

t was the summer of 1969. Students from Cupertino, Fremont, Homestead and Lynbrook High School filed into the courtyard to become what would be MVHS’ first graduating class. Janet Melikian Nauss, alumni from MVHS class of ‘72, remembers that the gym wasn’t even completed yet when a small gro...

Yearbook makes changes to editing process.

Yearbook makes changes to editing process.

Neha Patchipala

August 21, 2014

The staff of El Valedor has amended their staff policies in response to last year’s misprinting, creating several more opportunities for editors to catch errors in the names of students. While the El Valedor staff recognizes that no yearbook can be perfect, it hopes that by implementing these changes,...

Senior Sherry Roohi named Foundation Student of the Year

Senior Sherry Roohi named Foundation Student of the Year

Joyce Varma

March 15, 2013

From approximately 10,000 students in FUHSD,  one from each of the five schools is awarded the Foundation Student of the Year Award each year. This year, the award for MVHS was given to senior Sherry Roohi at the District Board Meeting held in the MVHS library on Mar. 5. The Foundation Student of ...