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50 fresh faces

50 fresh faces
The class of 2024 shares its initial thoughts about MVHS
October 3, 2020
The class of 2024 shares its initial thoughts about MVHS

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

One chair, four stories

Senior Anju Jain responds to a question asking what the most interesting place she has been to is.
Getting to know all of the students who share a chair throughout the day
March 19, 2020
Getting to know all of the students who share a chair throughout the day

50 fresh faces

50 fresh faces
Students from the class of 2023 share their initial thoughts on MVHS
September 11, 2019
Students from the class of 2023 share their initial thoughts on MVHS

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions
August 19, 2017

Reading her new schedule, freshman Anokhi Shah was dismayed to find that she did not receive Spanish 2, a course recommended in order to continue to Spanish 3 in her sophomore year. In the past few years,...

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen
April 1, 2016

Cowritten by Hannan Waliullah and Fatima Ali Photos by Fatima Ali veryone knows what it's like to be an freshman, whether they’re a teacher or a student at MVHS. They’ve all been through the...

Unifying freshman Literature curriculum

Unifying freshman Literature curriculum
October 26, 2015

any high school students sit through classes, learning little to none of the skills needed to continue on to higher level courses. However, over the past few years the English Department has focused...

Freshman wins Google Science Fair with diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease

Freshman wins Google Science Fair with diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease
October 23, 2015

magine standing before a panel of 14 judges, all representatives from well-known and prestigious organizations such as National Geographic and The Lego Group. Imagine the triumph of victory or the...

Video: How to beatbox

Video: How to beatbox
May 13, 2013

How-to: Beatbox from El Estoque on Vimeo. Freshman Annie Lui provides a step by step process for performing some of her favorite beats.

Link Leaders team up with freshmen to study for finals

Junior Donovan Phua (right) chats with junior Karen Tseng at first day of the Link freshman finals study session on Dec. 3. All 120 Link Leaders have signed up to tutor freshman in preparation for finals, which begin Dec. 18. Photo by Margaret Lin.
December 5, 2012

Freshman finals study week begins Dec. 3 with Link Leaders as tutors. This year, all 120 Link Leaders have signed up for tutoring sessions, with 25 to 30 in the cafeteria each day. Promotion this year...

Back to school: 50 fresh faces

Back to school: 50 fresh faces
August 28, 2012

It’s a new school year at MVHS, and among the new schedules, reunions and activities, most of the upperclassmen have forgotten that there’s a new class here as well, the class of 2016 to be exact....

VIDEO: Class officers collaborate for Mother’s Day fundraiser

VIDEO: Class officers collaborate for Mother's Day fundraiser
May 14, 2012

From about noon on Saturday to noon on Sunday, they tackled the tasks at hand: purchasing vases, peeling the stickers from their glass bottoms; buying bunches of roses, carnations and baby’s breath,...

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