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Finding passion early on

Finding passion early on

Neysa Singh, Staff Writer

October 26, 2019

P classes. Summer programs. Clubs. All of the things we do to prepare for the next phase of our lives. The process is designed to help students identify their passion, the one they choose to pursue for the rest of their lives. However, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, about...

Experiencing the college environment

Experiencing the college environment

Roshan Fernandez

December 9, 2017

When junior Animesh Agrawal and senior Aurum Kathuria walked into their first Calculus 1C class at De Anza college, they expected it to be just like MVHS. They expected to hear the constant chatter among students throughout the class period and make new friends. But they were surprised to find a very d...

Why MVHS students take De Anza classes

Why MVHS students take De Anza classes

Roshan Fernandez

March 8, 2017

ith course selection wrapping up for students of all grades, the buzz around campus over the past few weeks was all about what classes students would take next year. Honors American Literature or American Literature? AP US History or US History? Algebra 2 or Algebra 2/Trigonometry? These were among th...

Smoky effects: the impacts of drug use

Smoky effects: the impacts of drug use

Ilena Peng

December 7, 2016

A high school student, a psychologist – these are people that don't seem to have much in common. But substance use has affected each of them in different ways. Dr. Matthew Kendra and Dr. Anna Lembke center their careers around addiction medicine. Paul Armentano, the deputy director of the National Or...