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Alumni Class of 2020 take on college dorms

Alumni Class of 2020 take on college dorms
Exploring the circumstances of living on college campuses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic
October 26, 2020
Exploring the circumstances of living on college campuses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

An emerging alternative

An emerging alternative
Examining opinions surrounding community college in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent increase in community college enrollment
October 26, 2020
Examining opinions surrounding community college in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent increase in community college enrollment

A new voice

Choir teacher and Music Department Lead Amy Young at her Graduate Conducting Recital, which she gave in October 2019 as part of her Masters Degree in Choral Conducting from SJSU.
New choir teacher Amy Young adjusts to MVHS and online learning
September 11, 2020
New choir teacher Amy Young adjusts to MVHS and online learning

Reputations: Food Preferences

Reputations: Food Preferences
Looking at MVHS students' dietary habits
February 7, 2020
Looking at MVHS students' dietary habits

Double Trouble

My sister and I, age 2, sit in a double stroller. We were often dressed in similar clothing when younger.
How being a twin has shaped my character
January 18, 2020
How being a twin has shaped my character

#NoMoreLikes

Illustration | Claire Yang
Taking away likes on Instagram is beneficial to our mental health
December 20, 2019
Taking away likes on Instagram is beneficial to our mental health

PTSA: Adult outlooks on teenage mental health

On Nov. 19, students and parents gathered in the auditorium to watch the movie
Comprehending parent and expert strategies for and opinions on the topic of teenage stress
December 2, 2019
Comprehending parent and expert strategies for and opinions on the topic of teenage stress

Staff Wellness Day: A relaxing collaboration period

Industrial technology teacher Ted Shinta opened the woodshop for staff members to make pens.
MVHS staff participate in various activities to destress and bond during free time
November 9, 2019
MVHS staff participate in various activities to destress and bond during free time

The Damage Done

The Damage Done
Students and staff share their personal experiences being disciplined as a child
October 25, 2019
Students and staff share their personal experiences being disciplined as a child

Model United Nations: Beyond the results

Members reflect on outcomes from the first conference of the year. Photo by Jiani Tian // Used with permission
October 18, 2019

n Oct. 5, the annual Henry M. Gunn Model United Nations Conference (GMUNC) took place in Palo Alto where participants came up with solutions to real world problems in a United Nations simulation. MVHS...

Marriage before love

Marriage before love
The MVHS community discusses arranged marriages and dating culture
September 27, 2019
The MVHS community discusses arranged marriages and dating culture

Model United Nations: GMUNC preparation

Model United Nations: GMUNC preparation
How the aspirations for 2019-20’s Model United Nations have played a part in planning the first conference of the year
September 26, 2019
How the aspirations for 2019-20’s Model United Nations have played a part in planning the first conference of the year
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