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Real Time with MVHS Politics Club

Real Time with MVHS Politics Club

Anirudh Chaudhary

October 20, 2017

hether it's sports or movies, political discourse has managed to squirm its way into every aspect of our daily lives over the past decade. Increasingly, more and more students at MVHS have been getting interested in politics and social activism. In response to this trend, MVHS Junior State of Am...

Two arrows, one target: Twins share their passion for archery

Two arrows, one target: Twins share their passion for archery

Roshan Fernandez

October 20, 2017

or twin sophomores David and Karesa Hui, everything comes in sets. When David started piano, so did Karesa. When he started badminton, so did she. So when the two went to Palomo Archery Range in Palo Alto with a couple of friends, it wasn’t a surprise that both were interested in pursuing the sport....

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10

Roshan Fernandez

October 11, 2017

he sun was setting on the horizon, casting golden rays that bounced off the MVHS swimming pool as the boys water polo team prepared to play Los Gatos HS in one of their last home games of the season. After losing to LGHS earlier in Sept. by a score of 7-14, the boys anticipated a tough game that they ho...

Girls golf: Team loses tight game against Lynbrook HS

Girls golf: Team loses tight game against Lynbrook HS

Roshan Fernandez

September 30, 2017

ilence spreads throughout the course and the only sounds are the whispers of onlookers and the squeaking of wheels from carts and bags making their way across the manicured grass. Streaks of lavender, cream, white and dark blue can be seen in the distance making their way across the course, pushing the...

Girls volleyball: Team loses all sets against Los Altos HS

Girls volleyball: Team loses all sets against Los Altos HS

Roshan Fernandez

September 26, 2017

Additional reporting by Gauri Kaushik. ach time the Los Altos HS team scored a point, the players on the LAHS team bench sprang up out of their seats in unison and repeated one of various team cheers. “How high is the net? Too high,” the players yelled in response. Throughout the game on Sept. 21, the so...

Word on the street: shook

Word on the street: shook

Carol Lei

September 24, 2017

The word “shook” is commonly defined as the past tense of shake, the act of rapidly moving an object either up and down or side to side. This homonym can also be denoted as being emotionally disturbed. This alternate use of the word shook has quickly circulated around campus over the past year. Tak...

First flags of the season: MVHS Color Guard’s first performance of the year

First flags of the season: MVHS Color Guard’s first performance of the year

Ananya Bhat

September 15, 2017

It’s friday night at MVHS’s first home football game. The buzzer rings, signaling halftime. As the scuffed up bodies of the MVHS varsity football team jog over towards the sidelines, twirls of color, pointed rifles and flowing purple gowns take over the football field. The song begins and suddenly,...

MV Astro reaches for their new goals

MV Astro reaches for their new goals

Chelsea Wong

September 15, 2017

In room D101, small chatter floated between seated students and laughing amusingly over a homemade Jeopardy game. President and junior Christian Chiong and Vice President and junior Eric Yang hosted the first meeting of the year of MV Astronomy and Astrophysics. The club was founded as a result of Chi...

Field hockey: Team falls to Saint Francis HS

Field hockey: Team falls to Saint Francis HS

Anjini Venugopal

September 8, 2017

he MVHS varsity field hockey team played their first preseason home game against Saint Francis HS on Sept. 6. Despite winning their last game against Leigh HS on Aug. 30, the players did not know what to expect from the SFHS players, who last year defeated the MVHS team 8-0. Despite the team’s strong ...

Photo Gallery: Cross country team holds annual Watermelon Run

Photo Gallery: Cross country team holds annual Watermelon Run

Roshan Fernandez

September 4, 2017

Additional reporting Sunjin Chang and Anjini Venugopal roplets of sweat had already started to streak down the faces of the cross country runners as they gathered around Coach Kirk Flatow after warming up. However, this practice was a little bit different. For starters, it was the day of the team...

Water Polo: A fresh start

Water Polo: A fresh start

ZaZu Lippert

August 12, 2017

Co-reported by Anish Vasudevan.  ollowing a rocky last season after both varsity teams finished with losing records, the water polo program is looking to bounce back and pave way for stronger and more successful teams this year. Now with new coaches, a new regiment and a newer purpose of establish...

Softball: Nail-biting senior night game against Los Altos HS ends in victory

Softball: Nail-biting senior night game against Los Altos HS ends in victory

Roshan Fernandez

May 20, 2017

t was the bottom of the sixth inning with the score tied at 0-0 against Los Altos HS on May 11, and the crowd was beginning to grow restless. MVHS was up at bat, but the scoreboard read with two outs, and it seemed as if this inning would be scoreless just like the past five. The team needed a win i...