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The strangers we know

The strangers we know
Examining the benefits of friendships that develop solely online during quarantine
November 8, 2020
Examining the benefits of friendships that develop solely online during quarantine

How the smash hit “Among Us” caught on

The main cover poster for the game
Online game allows groups of friends socialize during quarantine
October 21, 2020
Online game allows groups of friends socialize during quarantine

The beauty behind the mask

The beauty behind the mask
Students react to the rise in fashionable masks and its impact on their style
October 17, 2020

unior Bhavya Kadiyala bought a few outfits for the fall season. Yet the most noticeable addition to her outfit was the patterned silk mask tucked under her arm as she browsed the aisle of face coverings....

Turning pages: Changing perspectives through reading

Gupta reads a large novel in an organized library. (Photo by Gupta's Father // Used with permission)
Students detail their experiences with reading during quarantine along with the effects reading has on their overall perspectives
October 12, 2020
Students detail their experiences with reading during quarantine along with the effects reading has on their overall perspectives

Budding musicians

Junior Jacob Vrabel began learning to play the guitar over the summer with help from his parents, as his dad has played guitar for 15 years, and his mom has played since she was young.
Students share about learning new musical instruments during quarantine
September 25, 2020
Students share about learning new musical instruments during quarantine

Esports boom during quarantine

Esports boom during quarantine
The pandemic pushes students to esports
September 25, 2020
The pandemic pushes students to esports

Puppies of quarantine

Mochi is junior Marvin Wu’s family’s first pet. Wu and his family play with her in their backyard.
MVHS students share their experiences with their new pets
September 25, 2020
MVHS students share their experiences with their new pets

Athletic Conditioning

The Cross Country team runs laps around the track, while being socially distant and wearing masks.
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning
September 24, 2020
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning

At-home quarantine workouts

Junior Arushi Tyagi holds a plank position during her daily workout in her house. Photo used with permission from Arushi Tyagi.
Students and staff share what motivates them to exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic
September 24, 2020
Students and staff share what motivates them to exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic

Recreational sports during quarantine

Recreational sports during quarantine
MVHS students and staff safely stay active despite COVID-19 restrictions
September 24, 2020
MVHS students and staff safely stay active despite COVID-19 restrictions

Evolution of style in quarantine

Evolution of style in quarantine
A look into how fashion and makeup preferences have changed in light of COVID-19
September 24, 2020

rom high fashion Parisian-inspired apparel to leisure wear, MVHS students have been changing up and expressing themselves through fashion while in quarantine. As students adapt to distance learning, their...

Physical Education from home presents unique challenges

Akshat Debanth utilizes these dumbbells from home to stay fit.
Students examine the pros and cons of taking PE classes during remote learning
September 13, 2020
Students examine the pros and cons of taking PE classes during remote learning
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