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Copy and Paste: analyzing the cheating behavior at MVHS

Copy and Paste: analyzing the cheating behavior at MVHS
March 9, 2018

We’ve all had those weeks. The weeks where it feels like there’s a test in each period, where it feels like every teacher forgot students have other classes, where it feels like there isn’t enough...

The effect of School Loop’s absence on teachers and students

The effect of School Loop’s absence on teachers and students
January 16, 2018

chool Loop was down from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8 for all students in FUHSD, catching students and teachers off guard, who depended on School Loop for their final first semester grades and homework assignments....

Behind the Meme: What makes a meme funny?

Behind the Meme: What makes a meme funny?
April 17, 2017

hat makes a meme successful? Frazier asked her classes to analyze how networking, in a growingly interconnected world, has contributed to the spread of viral culture. For homework, she asked her students...

Homework Over the Holidays

Homework Over the Holidays
December 12, 2016

With Mid-Year Recess right around the corner, MVHS students are ready for a break. However, not all students will get a complete break from school. Their teachers may instead choose to disregard the No...

Low stress weeks increase students’ stress

October 8, 2016

Senior Sid Satya walked into the library after school with many stressful things on his mind: AP Economics test, AP Biology test, AP Statistics test, multiple other assignments all in the next week. There...

Excuses

Excuses
September 15, 2016

Ranging anywhere from “my dog ate my homework” to “I have a family reunion today,” excuses are a large part of how people sometimes cope with social and academic situations. In this package, we...

Student stress remains the same after “homework-free” Thanksgiving

Student stress remains the same after “homework-free” Thanksgiving
November 30, 2015

s I was watching all my friends’ Snapchat stories on Monday morning before school, as I usually do, I was surprised. An overwhelming number of my friends were up until 2 a.m. or later finishing homework....

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