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Technovation emphasizes importance of women in STEM

Technovation emphasizes importance of women in STEM
Officers and members share the significance of their club goal
November 14, 2017

s the lunch bell rang, students filed into A103 for MV Technovation’s meeting and a lecture about app programming. The club is focused around the Technovation Challenge, a six-week competition in which...

Coding: Programming in high school — is it really necessary?

Coding: Programming in high school — is it really necessary?
September 12, 2016

hen one thinks of coding, the smell of Red Bull and the sounds of a keyboard clicking are the first things that come to mind. JavaScript. Python. PHP. These are all popular coding languages that MVHS students...

HS Hacks provides coding opportunity for both novice and expert programmers

HS Hacks is a high schoolers-only hackathon that will provide a unique coding environment for both beginner and expert programmers.
January 21, 2014

Students from Bay Area high schools work together to host students-only hackathon. Most hackathons cater towards experienced programmers, a predominantly adult and college level demographic, providing...

Spruce team wins first place at the 2013 Disrupt SF Hackathon

Sophomore Ajay Jain, seniors Michael Mattheakis and Zuhayeer Musa and sophomore Jimmy Liu (from left to right) won the Disrupt SF Hackathon 2013 last month. The boys created an app called Spruce, which allows users quick access to definitions while reading a book from its online library. Photo by Ashish Samaddar.
October 26, 2013

MVHS students compete against Bay Area professionals and college students to win $5,000 grand prize. Students are lazy when it comes to reading — at least that’s what the team behind Spruce...

From coding to gaming

From coding to gaming
May 31, 2013

Java students apply programming knowledge to make video games.   //

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