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Powderpuff to be postponed because of early Homecoming

Powderpuff to be postponed because of early Homecoming

Amol Pande

September 5, 2013

Homecoming week has traditionally included events such as the football game, eponymous rally and the Powderpuff games and cheers. In the past, all of these activities took place in mid-October, but this year, Homecoming is during the week of Sept. 23. This means that Powderpuff has to move as th...

2017 class officers chosen in early elections

2017 class officers chosen in early elections

Colin Ni

August 26, 2013

Typically held in September, the freshman class officer elections were instead held in May due to earlier Homecoming schedule. Read More »...

FOOTBALL: Matadors stage comeback Homecoming victory

FOOTBALL: Matadors stage comeback Homecoming victory

Carissa Chan

October 15, 2012

Strong defense, improved second half enough for win Read More »...

VIDEO: Homecoming rally held Oct. 12

VIDEO: Homecoming rally held Oct. 12

Yashashree Pisolkar

October 14, 2012

Classes compete against each other in the biggest Homecoming event Read More »

VIDEO: Quad decorations time lapse

VIDEO: Quad decorations time lapse

Yimeng Han

October 14, 2012

Classes spend eight hours after school on Oct. 11 to finish Quad Decs Read More »

Princes and princesses make homecoming court more relevant

Princes and princesses make homecoming court more relevant

Nathan Desai

October 13, 2012

How could anyone dislike Homecoming? Everything about the week is spectacular. From Powderpuff to the football game to the dance, Homecoming is a week that is often considered one of the most sacred parts of the high school tradition. MVHS does a great job to make sure every student can have a...

PHOTO GALLERY: Leadership hosts carnival on Oct. 11

PHOTO GALLERY: Leadership hosts carnival on Oct. 11

Margaret Lin

October 11, 2012

On October 11 during lunch, the Leadership class held a carnival for the student body in the Rally Court. The carnival featured games such as Magical Musical Chairs along with free food such as baklava. The games and food were based the four class Homecoming themes, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Aladdin, and The Lion King. The games contributed to the classes’ overall homecoming scores. Leadership ultimately decided to make this ...

Changes made to Homecoming Food Drive

Changes made to Homecoming Food Drive

Athira Penghat

October 5, 2012

The Homecoming Food Drive officially started on Oct. 3, and several changes were made this year in order to resolve issues that occurred in previous years. For example, food may only be donated to the bins located in Portable 1 in order to prevent classes from stealing each others’ donations. Additionally,...

New system implemented for Homecoming Court

New system implemented for Homecoming Court

Rachel Beyda

September 24, 2012

 On Sept. 18, Homecoming Court nominations were opened for all students. Unlike past years when only seniors were honored, a Prince and Princess will now be chosen from each underclassmen grade. There will only be one round of voting to determine those positions. Like always, the senior class ...

Hopes for Homecoming

Hopes for Homecoming

Angela Liu

October 24, 2011

Homecoming: a celebration of school spirit. Or is it? Students and staff question if having too much spirit is undesirable, and whether or not Homecoming can be improved for the years to come.   2012 class advisor David Clarke believes that this year’s Homecoming was just...

VIDEO: Quad decorations in three minutes

VIDEO: Quad decorations in three minutes

Elvin Wong

October 23, 2011

On the afternoon of Oct. 13, students assembled their class's quad decorations as a part of the Homecoming Week inter-class competition. Students created the components of these decorations for five weeks leading up to Homecoming, and quad decorations counted towards 30% of a class's total Homec...

Football: Offense steamrolls Harker 56-8 at Homecoming

Football: Offense steamrolls Harker 56-8 at Homecoming

Dickson Tsai

October 17, 2011

EESN looks back at the Homecoming game and analyzes the key plays that led to MVHS' 56-8 victory over the Harker Eagles. Seniors Sam McCann and Jordan Sheade score two touchdowns each, while Harker turns the ball over five times. Video produced by Dickson Tsai, Albert Qiu, Emily Vu, and Christophe ...