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App and Web Development Club officers compete at the University of Pennsylvania Hackathon

Gautham Raghupathi and Tom Zhang work on their machine learning project for a hackathon at the University of Pennsylvania. PHOTO BY RAGHUPATHI // USED WITH PERMISSION

Devin Gupta

September 27, 2019

“Artificial intelligence” and “machine learning” are common buzzwords about programming, but the App and Web Development club’s officers of Android development Gautham Raghupathi and Tom Zhang are working to teach MVHS students about common uses of programming.   Recently, they attended the PennApps 20 hack...

HackingEDU in San Mateo fosters team bonding opportunities

HackingEDU in San Mateo fosters team bonding opportunities

Elizabeth Han

October 30, 2015

Co-reported by Tyler Lin Among more than 2,000 competitors, a small group of MVHS sophomores huddle together at a slim wooden table. Relaxing before the row of laptops, they engage in a friendly debate over problems in their code. One taps the shoulder of another, shaking their heads as they burst ou...

MV Hacks promotes gender equality in technology industry

MV Hacks promotes gender equality in technology industry

Elia Chen

January 30, 2015

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High School Hacks changes male-centric hackathon culture


Amrutha Dorai

January 27, 2014

Balanced gender ratio at student-organized event will encourage female participation in coding. Read More »

HS Hacks provides coding opportunity for both novice and expert programmers

HS Hacks is a high schoolers-only hackathon that will provide a unique coding environment for both beginner and expert programmers.

Varsha Venkat

January 21, 2014

Students from Bay Area high schools work together to host students-only hackathon. Read More »

Spruce team wins first place at the 2013 Disrupt SF Hackathon

Sophomore Ajay Jain, seniors Michael Mattheakis and Zuhayeer Musa and sophomore Jimmy Liu (from left to right) won the Disrupt SF Hackathon 2013 last month. The boys created an app called Spruce, which allows users quick access to definitions while reading a book from its online library. Photo by Ashish Samaddar.

Varsha Venkat

October 26, 2013

MVHS students compete against Bay Area professionals and college students to win $5,000 grand prize. Read More »...