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DRAMA: Student-produced “Amelia Earhart” soars high

DRAMA: Student-produced “Amelia Earhart” soars high

Amrutha Dorai May 8, 2012

Amelia Earhart was not a quitter. She battled countless failures and naysayers throughout her life. However, the pilot always stubbornly refused to give in, and this strong sense of will is the...

Building sets and self-confidence

Building sets and self-confidence

Sara Yang November 26, 2011

Senior Jordan Thompson sat at her computer, alternating between her Facebook and email accounts every five minutes. Finally, four hours after the 5 p.m. callbacks had ended, the cast list...

The magic of the nightingale

The magic of the nightingale

Ingrid Chang May 8, 2010

 Part of the Advanced drama honors students present "The Nightingale" by Hans Christian Andersen It's not very often that children's stories come to life but for two days, May 7 and...

Battling beyond the prize

Battling beyond the prize

Sara Yang November 25, 2009

14 musical acts contested for a spot in this year's Battle of the Bands, hosted by Youth Commission     For many, the incentive to audition for this year's Battle of the Bands extended...

Halloween 2008: what were they?

Halloween 2008: what were they?

Ingrid Chang November 4, 2008

Students put on their best costumes on Halloween.  With appearances from the Joker(s), a toothbrush, grapes, chickens, and crayons, it was clear that MVHS students take Halloween seriously. At lunch...

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