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Debate captain qualifies for national championships

Debate captain qualifies for national championships

Kevin Guo December 10, 2011

On Dec. 4, senior Michelle Jiang placed among the top eight Lincoln-Douglas debaters at the Alta Black and Silver Invitational Tournament in Salt Lake City and became the first MVHS student to qualify...

At the end of the Dec. 7 meeting, seniors Sokena Zaidi and Michelle Jiang and sophomore Ashutosh Jindal gather the Kennedy Middle School students to summarize the lesson on value criteria. Lincoln-Douglass debaters have begun teaching at KMS every Wednesday since the beginning of October to familiarize middle schoolers with LD concepts and critical thinking skills prior to entering high school. Photo by Lisa Zhang.

Lincoln-Douglas debate reaches KMS students

Lisa Zhang December 9, 2011

“Was Warren Buffett ever poor?” “I don’t know, he’s been rich for so long no one remembers.” As soon as the door opens, lively discussions of rich...

The current issue of La Pluma was distributed at the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year. The cover design and pages were all designed by senior Helen Han. Photo by Stephanie Chang.

La Pluma is open for student submissions

Stephanie Chang November 26, 2011

“Imagination is the sub-conscious, internal view of a person. When you meet someone, you may see facts about them, but you don’t see how they think. Creativity lets that inner-self, that imagination...

Speech and Debate presents annual showcase

Speech and Debate presents annual showcase

Laura Yang September 16, 2010

  The third annual showcase will present a sample of the team’s works on Sept. 17 Speech and Debate is having its third showcase in the auditorium from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 17. The...

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