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Field hockey: Team starts their season strong with a win against Lynbrook HS

Field hockey: Team starts their season strong with a win against Lynbrook HS

Aditi Gnanasekar

September 18, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

econds before the referee blew the whistle, senior captains Devin Pereira and Sara Nordby yelled, “Start strong!” The players felt a mix of emotions before the start of the game. Some, like Pereira, were nervous, for they hadn’t played the Lynbrook HS team during the preseason and did not know what ...

Down memory lane: Students share snippets of their earliest memories

Down memory lane: Students share snippets of their earliest memories

Mingjie Zhong

October 28, 2016


Filed under Best of Special Report 2016-17, FEATURES, Interactives, Memories, Multimedia

rom hardboiled eggs to parents playing dead, our first memories are often some of the more playful reminders of childhood. Whether these memories are cute, inspirational or simply random, each represents a valuable beginning to the stories that the rest of our memories weave together. Read below to ...

Robotics kicks off build season

Robotics kicks off build season

Daniel Lin

March 30, 2016


Filed under Briefs

t has officially begun. After nearly four months of training and preparations, the robotics team finally began their build season on Saturday. As the team was presented with a prompt, a multitude of voices could be heard in the auditorium while students discussed different strategies and game plans for ...

Robotics outlines overall structure of club and competitions in interest meeting on Sept. 19

Robotics outlines overall structure of club and competitions in interest meeting on Sept. 19

Pranav Parthasarathy

September 25, 2014


Filed under NEWS

he robotics team held its first interest meeting at lunch on Sept. 18, outlining the basic structure of the club and its activities for the upcoming year. The meeting began with president Archana Kikla outlining the history of the team, including community outreach through activities such as Toys for To...

Robotics team reaches quarterfinals of Silicon Valley Regional

Robotics team reaches quarterfinals of Silicon Valley Regional

Karen Feng

April 9, 2013


Filed under NEWS

MVRT enters elimination rounds with strong robot performance and receives the Team Spirit Award. Read More »...

Robotics team not selected for elimination matches

Robotics team not selected for elimination matches

Karen Feng

March 26, 2013


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS

Despite making a late comeback, MVRT was unable to recover from inconsistent performance at the Sacramento Regional. Read More »...

MVRT holds demo day Aug. 30

MVRT holds demo day Aug. 30

Amrutha Dorai

September 4, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Freshmen basketball enthusiasts Eric Lu and Mark Geha were making their way into the academic court at lunch on Aug. 30 when something caught their eye. Basketballs were flying through the air — and they were being thrown by a three foot-tall red-and-purple robot. “It’s a robot that throws a...

Robotics launches competition season on Jan. 7

Robotics launches competition season on Jan. 7

Sara Yang

January 22, 2012


Filed under NEWS

It was 7:30 a.m. on a Saturday, but seniors Anant Singhania and Nupur Garg and junior Evelyn Ding weren’t sleeping in. These FIRST MV Robotics officers — President, Director of Engineering and Director of Operations, respectively — were sitting in an auditorium at San Jose State University, ...

Robotics strives to inspire passion for engineering

Robotics strives to inspire passion for engineering

Sara Yang

November 20, 2011


Filed under NEWS

    Junior Soumith Jonnakuti writes a math problem on the board. “All right, who wants to answer the question?” “Me! Me! Me!” “I know the answer!” On Mondays after school, the art room at Lincoln Elementary school has acted as a classroom for thinkFIRST, a program designed to introduce math and science principles to elementary students through simple experiments. As part of the community outreach effort by the M...