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Circle of Love: Interact’s Community project

Circle of Love: Interact’s Community project

Ananya Bhat

March 8, 2017


Filed under Briefs

Interact’s motto has always been “Service above self,” encouraging members of the club to participate in acts of community service every day. Keeping their motto in mind, Interact organizes two service projects every year: an International project, which focuses more on raising funds for a globa...

Interact to host annual International Night on April 12

Interact to host annual International Night on April 12

Joyce Varma

April 11, 2013


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Interact, Rotary International’s service club for high school students, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The MVHS chapter stays true to its name with its annual inter-district fundraiser –– International Night –– to be held April 12. The proceeds from the event are sent to the...

Interact holds annual 30 Hour Famine to combat world hunger

Interact holds annual 30 Hour Famine to combat world hunger

Jennifer Lee

March 12, 2013


Filed under Main slider, Multimedia, NEWS

Famine participants share thoughts and tips on lasting through the fast. Read More »...

MVHS clubs partner with State Farm to host “Celebrate My Drive” on Sept. 15

MVHS clubs partner with State Farm to host “Celebrate My Drive” on Sept. 15

Yashashree Pisolkar

September 26, 2012


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In the past few years, insurance companies, cell phone services and the automobile industry have reached out to teenagers to educate and warn about distracted driving. On Sept. 15, State Farm Insurance Company, in collaboration with MV DECA, Interact and Habitat for Humanity, hosted “Celebrate My Drive,”...

Annual Interact barbecue held Sept. 21

Annual Interact barbecue held Sept. 21

Jennifer Lee

September 23, 2012


Filed under NEWS

As the smell of fresh hamburgers wafted through the air, a long, winding line of students could be seen outside the cafeteria. Over in the rally court, other students socialized and laughed with their friends. It was the picture of a typical Barbecue Wednesday — except it wasn’t Wednesday. It...

PHOTO GALLERY: International Night lights up the night

PHOTO GALLERY: International Night lights up the night

Howard Lee

April 6, 2012


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Multimedia

Interact held its 34th annual International Night on March 30 in the MVHS auditorium. The performances that night ranged from a cappella groups to cultural dance performances from schools across District 5170  and Area 12. This year’s theme was “Light Up the Night,” and proceeds from the event were donated to Mary’s Meals and the Firelight Foundation....

Interact’s annual International Night to be held March 30

Interact’s annual International Night to be held March 30

Akshay Agrawal

March 29, 2012


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On the evening of March 30, the school campus will not be covered in darkness, even after the sun has fallen: lights, hanging on trees and adorning the Rally Court, will brighten the night. Interact’s annual International Night, themed “Light up the Night”, is scheduled for March 30, in the...

Interact to hold second 30 Hour Famine

Interact to hold second 30 Hour Famine

Carissa Chan

January 29, 2012


Filed under NEWS

The average teen consumes 2,348 calories in a day, according to the health and fitness organization Livestrong. But for 30 hours from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, junior Srisruthi Ramesh, along with over 70 other students, will not be eating at all. These students have signed up for Interact’s second 3...

Interact and FBLA hold clothes drive starting Nov. 7

Interact and FBLA hold clothes drive starting Nov. 7

Carissa Chan

November 14, 2011


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Two clubs on campus, Interact and FBLA’s Partnership with Business project, are holding a used clothes drive to benefit local communities. The clubs are working closely with Seventh Generation Recycling, a company that distributes clothes in good condition to low-income families in the Bay Area...

Event: Annual Fall Festival deflates start of new season

Event: Annual Fall Festival deflates start of new season

Hazel Hyon

September 28, 2010


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Silicon Valley Fall Festival at Memorial Park results in mediocrity (again)   Read More »...