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The road to recovery: a story of resilience and healing

The road to recovery: a story of resilience and healing

Amanda Chan

February 20, 2016

fter junior Allison Shevtsov got surgery to treat scoliosis on Dec. 17, a long process of recovery lay ahead of her. She was faced with the physical pain of healing from the operation as well as the mental readjustment of returning to school and transitioning to life after the surgery. Watch the video below to...

Recovery Stories: Life after the SAT

Recovery Stories: Life after the SAT

Daniel Lin

November 17, 2015

trl + R. Ctrl + R. It’s late at night, and millions of high-schoolers around the world are refreshing CollegeBoard.org, anxiously awaiting their Scholastic Aptitude Test results. For many, the next few minutes will differentiate between a few more weeks of tedious studying or celebration. Innumerous students...

Bullying at MVHS: A bullied victim recovers through communication

Bullying at MVHS: A bullied victim recovers through communication

Kristin Chang

October 24, 2013

Despite the trauma of a bullied childhood, one MVHS junior’s recovery proves that life gets better. [dropcap1]C[/dropcap1]lose your eyes and take three long breaths. Keep your arms still, your body rigid. Feel the way the cold air stings, hear the pigeons squawking, feel the icy metal biting...

Slow and steady win the race for recovery

Slow and steady win the race for recovery

Eric Wong

October 27, 2009

Recent illnesses have plagued the boys cross-country team Read More »...