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Technovation emphasizes importance of women in STEM

Technovation emphasizes importance of women in STEM

Charlotte Chui

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 teams program their own app to target global issues and create a business plan. Then, teams pitch ...

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

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

Sepand Rouz

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 have been honing for years. Students at MVHS take AP Computer Science and Java, as well as ...

HS Hacks provides coding opportunity for both novice and expert programmers

HS Hacks provides coding opportunity for both novice and expert programmers

Varsha Venkat

January 21, 2014

Students from Bay Area high schools work together to host students-only hackathon. Read More »

Spruce team wins first place at the 2013 Disrupt SF Hackathon

Spruce team wins first place at the 2013 Disrupt SF Hackathon

Varsha Venkat

October 26, 2013

MVHS students compete against Bay Area professionals and college students to win $5,000 grand prize. Read More »...

From coding to gaming

From coding to gaming

Varsha Venkat

May 31, 2013

Java students apply programming knowledge to make video games.   Read More »