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Campus Question: How are Link Leaders chosen?

Campus Question: How are Link Leaders chosen?

Michelle Wong

August 29, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, Briefs, Campus Question, NEWS

lthough many freshmen just moved from right across the street or a couple miles away, high school can still seem confusing, intimidating and even alien in nature. That’s where Link Crew comes in. Every year, students from the current junior and senior classes at MVHS are chosen to be a part of Link Cre...

MVHS students discuss the purpose and successes of Link Crew

MVHS students discuss the purpose and successes of Link Crew

Mingjie Zhong

August 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, OPINION

Run on a national level by The Boomerang Project, a company that focuses on student transition programs, Link Crew aims to welcome and guide high school freshmen through structured peer mentorship. At the end of each school year, sophomores and juniors can apply to become MVHS Link Leaders for the follo...

Link Leaders are assisting, not intruding on freshmen

Link Leaders are assisting, not intruding on freshmen

Tal Marom

September 24, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Featured, OPINION

s a Link Leader last year, I saw the privilege of checking on my “Link kids’” grades as a positive one. In the spirit of openness, I told my Link kids that I would be checking up on their grades, reminding them that it was only to provide help if necessary. I vividly remember the reactions of t...

Linked to help

Linked to help

Maya Murthy

September 23, 2015


Filed under From the magazine, NEWS

Story by Amita Mahajan and Maya Murthy. Video by Om Khandekar.  s a class of incoming freshmen stumbles blindly into the MVHS gym for the first time on Aug. 11, they’re immediately greeted by a disorienting blast of cheers accompanied by rows of smiling faces and waving hands. Link leaders anchor t...