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AVID Deconstructed

AVID Deconstructed
Students and teachers share their thoughts on the AVID program
October 20, 2018

When the bell rings, students settle in their seats as the sound of papers flipping and small whispers permeate the room. The binders click open as the teacher circulates around the room, asking students...

Life after death

Life after death
September 17, 2018
Teachers and students debate about what’s waiting for them beyond the grave

The weight of change: mothers reflect on their experiences after children leave home

The weight of change: mothers reflect on their experiences after children leave home
November 15, 2017

hemistry teacher Elizabeth McCracken gets in the car, ready for the five-hour-journey to Quincy, California. Situated in a hilly area between the booming cities of Chico, California, and Reno, Nevada,...

MVHS to undergo accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

March 17, 2014

In two weeks, MVHS will have a flip block schedule to allow time for accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, our regional accrediting association. According to Susie Chow, former...

Gas leak in D building forces evacuation

Gas leak in D building forces evacuation
November 14, 2012

Classes moved to gym, auditorium as cautionary measure A gas leak in the D building shortly before second period forced students and staff members to evacuate on Nov. 14. “We’ve been getting...

Safety slip-up

Safety slip-up
March 28, 2010

Hydrochloric acid sends chemistry student to the emergency room   The block period on March 9 took a turn for the worse as chemistry teacher Elizabeth McCracken's third period Chemistry...

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