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Moving schools during COVID-19

Jefferson Le and Tanish Mendki April 7, 2021

MVHS students have been attending school from behind screens for over a year since Santa Clara County first issued a Stay At Home order in March 2020. Along with this year’s freshmen class, all of...

Linked together

Sreya Kumar and Brandon Ng November 19, 2018

Entering high school, freshman Ajit Chamraj didn’t know what to expect. He definitely wasn’t expecting the rows of juniors and seniors, donned in purple tie dye shirts, welcoming him and his fellow...

Link Crew hosts hot cocoa event and pajama day for Class of 2020

Link Crew hosts hot cocoa event and pajama day for Class of 2020

Chetana Ramaiyer October 20, 2016

Posters in the MVHS rally court promote the hot cocoa event in the days leading up to it. Photo by Sannidhi Mennon. On the morning of Oct. 19, freshmen students dressed in their pajamas waited anxiously...

Link Leaders are assisting, not intruding on freshmen

Link Leaders are assisting, not intruding on freshmen

Tal Marom September 24, 2015

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,...

Linked to help

Linked to help

Maya Murthy September 23, 2015

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...

The missing Link

The missing Link

Smitha Gundavajhala April 24, 2013

Among the leadership organizations on campus, Link’s niche is to integrate freshmen into the high school environment. While this is a specific task, its influence is far more vast than even they realize....

Junior Donovan Phua (right) chats with junior Karen Tseng at first day of the Link freshman finals study session on Dec. 3. All 120 Link Leaders have signed up to tutor freshman in preparation for finals, which begin Dec. 18. Photo by Margaret Lin.

Link Leaders team up with freshmen to study for finals

Cynthia Mao December 5, 2012

Freshman finals study week begins Dec. 3 with Link Leaders as tutors. This year, all 120 Link Leaders have signed up for tutoring sessions, with 25 to 30 in the cafeteria each day. Promotion this year...

Why F.L.U.B. flubbed

Why F.L.U.B. flubbed

Soumya Kurnool December 16, 2011

  Freshman Link Ultimate Bonding day had potential for greatness. Too bad it was just a flub. Scheduled two weeks before finals, F.L.U.B. day could not have worked by any means. According...

The missing Link: a personal connection

The missing Link: a personal connection

Megan Jones August 26, 2011

The first day back to school is always about the new—new classes, new classmates, new teachers, new clothes, new books. But every year, there is always the same colossal number of yellow T-shirts. However,...

Going back to high school

Going back to high school

Jiyoon Park September 17, 2010

Mother of senior Michelle Yang shares her Back to School Night experience The annual Back to School Night for parents was held on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. Parents trickled onto the campus starting at...

Linking outside the classroom

Linking outside the classroom

Laura Yang February 3, 2010

Freshmen and Link Leaders bond over photo scavenger hunt   The first ever Link "Oh Snap!" photo scavenger hunt was held during lunch on Jan. 29.  The event was a part of...

Freshman movie night this Friday

Kriti Garg November 20, 2009

Link Commission and the freshmen class of 2013 are holding a movie night in the Student Center from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday Nov. 20. Attendees will be watching "Transformers 2". Link...

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