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Moving schools during COVID-19

Jefferson Le and Tanish Mendki April 7, 2021

MVHS students have been attending school from behind screens for over a year since Santa Clara County first issued a Stay At Home order in March 2020. Along with this year’s freshmen class, all of...

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Quarantine projects

Irene Tang February 11, 2021
Students share various projects they have been working on during the pandemic
Andaaz captain and junior Akshat Rohatgi says the team has always been interested in working with Raas and Bhangra, as they are all Bollywood and hip-hop fusion dance clubs. This is the first time these three teams have collaborated for a rally performance. “I feel like we give back to the school in a way [when we perform],” Rohatgi said. “We just love performing in general at shows, and especially at rallies since we performed at the Homecoming Rally earlier this year.”

A photo recap of the Winter Dynamic Duos Rally 2020

Charlotte Chui and Ayah Ali-Ahmad February 19, 2020
How the 2020 Winter Rally changed to a team rally
“MV Octagon”: Octagon’s new app is underway

“MV Octagon”: Octagon’s new app is underway

Annie Zhang November 20, 2019
Uncovering the setbacks, benefits and takeaways of the ongoing creation of Octagon’s iOS app
An Octagon volunteer paints a child walker's face in light of the JDRF marathon. Photo by Trudy Esrey // Used with permission

A stellar liaison: Octagon and JDRF

Annie Zhang October 15, 2019

5:00 p.m. Set up. On Oct. 5, 77 Octagon volunteers file into Great America in Santa Clara the day preceding one of the most momentous and far-reaching events of the year — Octagon’s annual partnership...

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