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Remote learning’s impact on students

Remote learning's impact on students
Exploring the benefits and drawbacks of distance learning versus in-person school
October 13, 2020
Exploring the benefits and drawbacks of distance learning versus in-person school

Tiger parents in quarantine

Tiger parents in quarantine
Examining how the shelter-in-place order has impacted parent-child relationships
April 10, 2020
Examining how the shelter-in-place order has impacted parent-child relationships

Bring Change to Mind’s 2019 California Summit

Students participated in discussion with one another about mental health awareness techniques || Used with permission from Daniel Duan
Bring Change to Mind attends a conference about spreading mental health awareness and personal wellbeing
December 12, 2019
Bring Change to Mind attends a conference about spreading mental health awareness and personal wellbeing

PTSA: Adult outlooks on teenage mental health

On Nov. 19, students and parents gathered in the auditorium to watch the movie
Comprehending parent and expert strategies for and opinions on the topic of teenage stress
December 2, 2019
Comprehending parent and expert strategies for and opinions on the topic of teenage stress

Seeds of Tranquility: Investigating the growth of Tranquil Tuesday

Seeds of Tranquility: Investigating the growth of Tranquil Tuesday
Looking into the creation of the self-care initiative and thoughts from Tranquil Tuesday volunteers and participants
October 30, 2019
Looking into the creation of the self-care initiative and thoughts from Tranquil Tuesday volunteers and participants

MV’s got your back: The reason behind the suicide prevention lines on student ID cards

Photo by Claire Yang
Why the new student ID cards contain suicide prevention information
September 16, 2019
Why the new student ID cards contain suicide prevention information

Supporting the staff

Photo Illustration // Oishee Misra
Teachers share their experiences with their own mental wellness
October 24, 2018

The turning point of now history teacher Scott Victorine’s first career occurred as he was eating lunch at his former law firm. As a paralegal in immigration law, Victorine was overwhelmed with stress....

Challenge Success survey launches discussion on school values

Challenge Success survey launches discussion on school values
October 6, 2014

efore the school year started, MVHS received the results of the Challenge Success survey that students took last year, which was designed to allow the Administration to understand how students feel about...

Challenge Success reaches out to parents

Parents and administrators come together at the Challenge Success meeting to discuss stress at MVHS. Although only 17 parents attended, the PTSA hopes to reach more community members with a campus-wide survey. Photo by Karen Feng.
January 22, 2014

PTSA holds Challenge Success meeting on Jan. 14 to introduce program, brainstorm with parents. “[Stress is] the elephant in the room, and we need to talk about it,” Student Advocate Richard Prinz...

Peer Counseling Club holds training session for new peer counselors

Members hug after playing
January 19, 2014

Members learn skills to better their communication.Twenty three students stood in a straight line in the middle of the MVHS library. As a blonde girl standing to the side called out statements, including...

Challenge Day aims to teach students how to deal with their emotions

November 24, 2013

On Nov. 21, MVHS was quieter than usual. The bells that signify the beginning and end of each class period were conspicuously absent, forcing many students to stare at the clock and some classes to run...

Staff remembers JFK assassination

November 22, 2013

Teachers reflect on moment they learned of tragedy as schoolchildren 50 years ago. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. Fifty years later, teachers remember where they...

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