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Forgiveness that comes from a snack

Sophia Ma September 18, 2021
Reflecting on the change in a parent’s role from child to child
On Nov. 19, students and parents gathered in the auditorium to watch the movie Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience. Photo by Michelle Chen

PTSA: Adult outlooks on teenage mental health

Michelle Chen December 3, 2019
Comprehending parent and expert strategies for and opinions on the topic of teenage stress
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Tied Down

Annie Zhang and Rachel Jiang November 21, 2019
Why we shouldn't feel guilty for being privileged
Positivity Podcast Ep. 2: PG&E Shutdown

Positivity Podcast Ep. 2: PG&E Shutdown

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra October 16, 2019

October 9th 2019 was scheduled to be the first day of the PG&E power outage affecting over 500,000 California residents. There were a lot of people angry and disheartened at this news, and rightfully...

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I’m sorry, mom: Why I shouldn’t be ashamed of my mom’s immigrant status

Claire Yang March 15, 2019
Learning to embrace my parent’s flaws
Making the right call

Making the right call

Brian Xu February 6, 2019

A sharp, throbbing fire pulses through your arm, flowing down past the elbow and swelling at the wrist. The crowd of people fades into the background, the soccer game long forgotten as a silent scream...

Dr. Twenge answers parents questions about her presentation. Photo by Ria Kolli.

iGen deconstructed: How the smartphone has shaped our generation

Ria Kolli December 6, 2017

t her presentation in the MVHS auditorium on Tuesday, November 28, San Diego State University Psychology professor Jean M. Twenge asked a mostly parent-filled audience what generation they were from. People...

The way we love: Young love, parental guidance

The way we love: Young love, parental guidance

Chetana Ramaiyer February 14, 2016

Students often go to their parents and teachers for help with school or for practical advice. They might ask for help on a math problem or for help with an essay. But most don't think to ask for help with...

Lets talk about sex: The birds and the bees

Let’s talk about sex: The birds and the bees

Emma Lam February 4, 2016

In a survey of 87 students, about 70 percent said that they didn't get the sex talk from their parents. Here, two students and a biology teacher discuss why they think that is. Video by Anjana Melvin....

Answers: Whats it like to live away from parents?

Answers: What’s it like to live away from parents?

Elizabeth Han December 19, 2015

via GIPHY drive to school from your mom. A homemade breakfast by your dad. For many MVHS students, the support of their parents is deeply intertwined with their daily lives. They stand behind every...

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