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2013 says good-bye

2013 says good-bye

Varsha Venkat June 12, 2013

  As principal April Scott finished her speech to the graduating Class of 2013, she had one final question: “Monta Vista Class of 2013, how do you feel?” The seniors responded with a resonating,...

Principal April Scott speaks during the Class of 2012 graduation ceremony on June 8, 2012. This year’s baccalaureate and graduation ceremonies will happen on June 3 and 7 at the St. Jude’s church and MVHS football field respectively. Photo by Margaret Lin.

Class of 2013 graduation and baccalaureate speakers announced

Margaret Lin May 13, 2013

Six students are chosen to present speeches by administration, teachers and students. Dean of Students Mike White sent out an email on May 12 announcing the six graduation and baccalaureate speakers...

La Pluma’s second annual coffee house features new performances, including poetry readings, comedy acts and rants by MVHS students. The event is a fundraiser for the publication’s upcoming magazine. Photo used with permission of Libby Kao.

La Pluma hosts second annual coffee house fundraiser

Varsha Venkat March 28, 2013

Literary magazine hopes to encourage literature and art with night of food and music. When most students want a quick meeting spot with their friends, the first thing they think of is a coffee shop....

Changes made to Homecoming Food Drive

Changes made to Homecoming Food Drive

Athira Penghat October 5, 2012

The Homecoming Food Drive officially started on Oct. 3, and several changes were made this year in order to resolve issues that occurred in previous years. For example, food may only be donated to the...

(from left to right) Juniors Navya Cherukeru, Sanjeev Ranga and Pooja Pandey celebrate their first place victory during the DECA International Career Development Conference on May 2. DECA president Ansh Shukla credits the increase in first place wins to the change in the competitive training program. Instead of seeking out a veteran member to mentor them, new DECA members participate in classroom-like settings with an officer teaching basic concepts. “The work and support the officers gave really gave us that extra push,” Cherukeru said. Photo by Kevin Tsukii.

DECA wins first place at ICDC

Yaamini Venkataraman May 14, 2012

The International Career Development Conference (ICDC) is the largest and highest level of competition for those involved in DECA. With fourteen thousand high school students, advisors, business...

Bathroom graffiti of love

Bathroom graffiti of love

Karishma Mehrotra March 14, 2011

 With an upsurge of kind bathroom messages, people around campus express differing views Some consider it a random act of pure kindness. Something that puts smiles...

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