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Dwivedi walks with her bike in the De Anza College parking lot after spending the day biking with friends. (Photo used with permission from Navarin Pirachai)

Biking during quarantine

Riya Ravuri December 8, 2020
Students and staff share how biking has been an outlet in the midst of the pandemic
Van Buren referees at a Cupertino Hoops boys basketball game on Jan. 19, 2013.

COVID-19’s impact on Cupertino Hoops

Anna Jerolimov October 26, 2020
Exploring players’ and referees’ reactions to the potential canceling of the winter basketball season
Senior Anna Kolesov smiles at the crowd in the bleachers while linking arms with her former calculus teacher, Martin Jennings.

Introducing the Class of 2020’s Homecoming Court

Jai Uparkar October 24, 2019
Witnessing the reactions and emotions of nominated seniors at the 2019-20 Homecoming Court ceremony
Skipping into Retirement

Skipping into Retirement

Jai Uparkar May 22, 2019

here were two things math teacher Skip Mueller never wanted to become: a salesman or a teacher. He ended up working in sales engineering for 17 years after graduating from college with a civil engineering...

Girls basketball: Tough defense results in victory over Homestead

Ruba Shaik January 22, 2014

Matadors trail in first quarter but quickly overtake the Mustangs and maintain lead throughout rest of the game. The Matadors started off the league season strong with a win against Homestead High School...

Different perspectives on parent teachers

Jady Wei October 21, 2013

Students are mentored by their parents at home, but how many parents actually teach their children at school? At MVHS, some teachers have had the experience of teaching their own children –– like...

Senior Sunrise held Aug. 21

Senior Sunrise held Aug. 21

Anjali Bhat August 22, 2013

Seniors wake up bright and early to watch the sunrise and commemorate the first day of their last year in high school.   On the first day of school, seniors began to gather in front of the...

Sophmore guard Christina Jennings looks to pass at the bottom of the second inning when the Lady Mats were ahead of the Spartans by three points. Source: Margaret Lin

Girls basketball: Turnovers and slow start lead to 37-46 loss

Shannon Lin February 2, 2013

The girls varsity basketball team lost to the Mountain View Spartans in a close game on Jan. 25. Although Monta Vista kept the lead for the majority of the game, Mountain View took advantage of Monta...

Play together, stay together

Play together, stay together

Howard Lee February 8, 2012

Back when the Jennings siblings — senior Thomas "TJ" Jennings, sophomore Stephanie Jennings and freshman Christina Jennings — were younger, they would spend all of their summer afternoons the same...

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