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Uncovering Project Nightingale: Google accesses Fitbit records

Uncovering Project Nightingale: Google accesses Fitbit records
Google receiving medical files stirs controversy
January 8, 2020
Google receiving medical files stirs controversy

Outside of their element: MVHS faculty commuting to school

Cars commute towards their work.
Exploring methods of transportation that MVHS faculty use to get to school and what they listen to while doing so
November 24, 2019
Exploring methods of transportation that MVHS faculty use to get to school and what they listen to while doing so

Field Hockey: MVHS wins back to back games for the first time since 2017

Senior Victoria Valdez takes the ball away from Wilcox HS in a 12-0 win.  Photo by Sreya Kumar
Matadors blow out Wilcox 12-0
September 12, 2019
Matadors blows out Wilcox 12-0

Back from Mount Vernon

Back from Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon teacher fellow Bonnie Belshe publishes her own curriculum
January 29, 2019

On Dec. 11, 2018, social studies department lead Bonnie Belshe successfully published a five-part lesson plan on the George Washington’s Mount Vernon website after a year of research and months of editing....

Tainted Histories

Tainted Histories
November 21, 2018

Finding the new in the old

Finding the new in the old
How the MVHS History, Economics, and Politics club got its start
September 27, 2018

At MVHS, history is a subject that often gets overlooked as students tend to focus more on STEM related subjects. However, the History, Economics, and Politics club (HEP) attempts to put this stigma to...

New faces fill old shoes

New staff members discuss their reasons for excitement over their new jobs
September 1, 2018

or assistant principal Janice Chen, it was the thrill of coming back to her alma mater, to the place where she had begged for rides to lunch outings, where she had sweated bullets competing on the volleyball...

In times of war: reflecting on the Vietnam War

College students protest against the Vietnam War. Prinz was one of these individuals 50 years ago.
March 7, 2018

t the height of the Vietnam War, American soldiers entered the village of My Lai, opening fire on and killing over 500 innocent Vietnamese men, women and children. March 16, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary...

A look back at Apple’s past

A look back at Apple’s past
March 31, 2017

pple is one of the biggest phenomenons of our generation, especially here in Cupertino. With a new headquarters currently being constructed, the company has came a long way since it was founded in 1976....

Influencing America, one sport at a time

Influencing America, one sport at a time
November 4, 2016

With election season upon us, athletes across the country are increasingly using their platforms to endorse candidates and make progress against prominent issues in our communities. Click through the slideshow...

History teacher Bonnie Belshe wins national history teacher award

History teacher Bonnie Belshe wins national history teacher award
November 8, 2014

It was on the Normandy D-Day beaches, staring up at the cliffs, where eight-year-old Bonnie Belshe recognized her passion for history. "I remember looking at the rock cliffs that were burial sites for...

Q&A: Senior bridges gap between history and computer science

Q&A: Senior bridges gap between history and computer science
December 6, 2013

Senior Aditi Ramaswamy documents her passion for American history through her blog, The History Hacker.   The typical teenager doesn’t spend her free time writing about the Civil War,...

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