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MVHS 50th Anniversary Celebration

MVHS 50th Anniversary Celebration

Jai Uparkar September 25, 2019
Alumni and FUHSD board members reflect on the impact of MVHS on their lives
The Class of 2020 recount their silver linings and worst moments of junior year

The Class of 2020 recount their silver linings and worst moments of junior year

Annie Zhang and Claire Wen May 14, 2019
A look into the Class of 2020's "gold coins" and downsides of the year
Taking the floor

Taking the floor

Ilena Peng February 16, 2018

Highlights of the 2017 Homecoming rally

Highlights of the 2017 Homecoming rally

Michelle Wong October 13, 2017

Additional reporting by Hannah Lee, Shayon Moradi, Ilena Peng and Sharjeel Rahman Although the Homecoming football was canceled due to the poor air conditions, MVHS still demonstrated their spirit and...

Meet the Marquesas

Meet the Marquesas

Ilena Peng September 15, 2017

The Marquesas are in full swing, even though it’s only a month into the school year. They’ve already performed at their first football game and rally of the year. Along with football games, new...

Marquesas hold their annual winter showcase

Marquesas hold their annual winter showcase

Ilena Peng December 5, 2016

n Saturday Dec. 3, the Marquesas performed their newest routines for the upcoming competition season. From guest performers singing festive Christmas songs to the Marquesas’ stunning routines, the show...

Dance team holds annual tryouts

Dance team holds annual tryouts

Ilena Peng April 8, 2016

ach year, the Marquesas hold tryouts to determine their award-winning team. On April 7 those tryouts were held in the MVHS dance room. Amongst the newcomers, there were also seasoned veterans who are required...

At their annual dance camp, the Marquesas have fun while improving their skills. Pictures like this one posted by the Marquesas official Instagram include the hashtag #spicyMARQUESAdillas.

The Marquesas share their quirky team traditions

Ilena Peng March 13, 2016

“Feel the rhythm, feel the rise, come on team it’s dancing time!” Even when talking about the “Feel the Rhythm” chant, junior and Marquesas officer Riona Guha chanted so enthusiastically that...

Photo Gallery: Monta Vista Dance Team performs Under the Mistletoe

Photo Gallery: Monta Vista Dance Team performs “Under the Mistletoe”

Tyler Lin December 8, 2015

n Dec. 5 at 7 p.m., the Marquesas Dance Team hosted their winter show, “Under the Mistletoe.” The winter-themed show featured the talents of multiple groups and individuals around the campus including...

Marquesas wrap up halftime performances, transition to competition season

Marquesas wrap up halftime performances, transition to competition season

Colin Ni November 14, 2014

With a minute remaining in the second quarter, they line up in three neat files on the left end of the field, waiting eagerly. Moments after halftime is called, the Marquesas make their run for the...

Dance showcase held Mar. 1

Dance showcase held Mar. 1

Anjali Bhat March 5, 2013

Even with a change of instructors and goals in the dance program, “International Rhythm” provided both classic and contemporary routines that were met with praise. Dance teacher Dasha Plaza...

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