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Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic

Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic
Examining various perspectives about instruction through a screen
September 19, 2020
Examining various perspectives about instruction through a screen

Family bonding during shelter-in-place

From left to right, Sriranjani, Vidhya and Venkatesan pose for a photo. Photo by Sriranjani Kalimani // Used with permission
Exploring how quarantine brought a family closer together
September 12, 2020
Exploring how quarantine brought a family closer together

Family together: exploring the lives of students and teachers in single parent families

Family together: exploring the lives of students and teachers in single parent families
January 10, 2020

Most students of the MVHS community are accustomed to seeing two parents when they come home from school every day. But this experience is not one that is shared by all. According to a survey of 350 MVHS...

Lessons From Around the World

Lessons From Around the World
Exploring the differences in policies and systems between the U.S. and foreign countries
December 19, 2019
Exploring the differences in policies and systems between the U.S. and foreign countries

Positivity Podcast Ep. 3: Thanksgiving Edition

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Displaying appreciation during the season of giving thanks
November 22, 2019
Displaying appreciation during the season of giving thanks

MV Bhangra: From missing advisor to new team

Prospective MV Bhangra members attend workshops in order to learn and perfect a short routine. Prior dance experience was not required in order to attend, since they were taught the basics.
MV Bhangra changes advisors and conducts tryouts to start off the 2019-20 season
October 12, 2019
MV Bhangra changes advisors and conducts tryouts to start off the 2019-20 season

I am always a piece away

Visual for Stamp Column
Exploring how stamps have inspired me to do things that define me right now
September 11, 2019
Exploring how stamps have inspired me to do things that define me right now

Power’s out

Power's out
January 23, 2019
How a power outage helped me put my life and priorities in perspective

Mock Trial: Building a family

Members of Mock Trial gather to take a picture at one of their many competitions where they fight a fake case against other schools in front of a judge and a panel of attorneys. Photo used with permission of Irene McNelis
Mock Trial officers reflect on their past experiences and reveal what the club means to them
January 20, 2019
Mock Trial officers reflect on their past experiences and reveal what the club means to them

An inside look at parenting

An inside look at parenting
Students and their parents discuss family dynamics and parenting styles
May 13, 2018

Ohana Club: A close-knit family

Ohana Club: A close-knit family
March 3, 2018

Ohana means “family” in Hawaiian, and that is exactly what MVHS’ Ohana Club is: a large family. The club’s purpose is to facilitate friendships between special needs students and peer buddies and...

Breaking under pressure: Students with eating disorders during the holidays

Breaking under pressure: Students with eating disorders during the holidays
December 12, 2017

*Names starting with M are false names to protect the anonymous sources. abel had no idea something was terribly wrong. Not when the world began spinning around her as she warmed up in P.E. Not when she...

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