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Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions
August 19, 2017

Reading her new schedule, freshman Anokhi Shah was dismayed to find that she did not receive Spanish 2, a course recommended in order to continue to Spanish 3 in her sophomore year. In the past few years,...

Online paperwork accelerates Running of the Bulls

Online paperwork accelerates Running of the Bulls
August 23, 2016

ach year, Running of the Bulls signals the end of summer. Students set their alarm clocks and get to school early in hopes of switching a class or getting a free period. And this year, just like the past...

Changes to locker assignments and ID cards affect first week of school

 Freshmen wait in line for Running of the Bulls outside the cafeteria on Aug. 12. Some students were not aware of the location change, but overall, administration and volunteers preferred the cafeteria over the field house. Photo by Elia Chen.
August 15, 2014

  On Aug. 11 and 12, students arrived at MVHS for Running of the Bulls, expecting it to be similar to last year’s. However, this year administration altered several aspects of Running of...

New on campus: Fresh ambitions for a new year

New on campus: Fresh ambitions for a new year
August 22, 2013

As a new wave of students enters the campus and an older generation prepares to leave, students shared their resolutions for the upcoming school year. For freshmen, it brings new experiences; for...

Running of the Bulls goes green

The administration's decision to provide start of school information on Schoolloop has reduced the size of the annual packet families receive.
August 23, 2012

Purple and gold is now going green. This year, the school went through its first eco-friendly Running of the Bulls, in which the administration requested that students print only the papers that they...

How much is that teacher in the window?

How much is that teacher in the window?
September 5, 2010

With teacher shopping at ROTB, our proverbial credit card has been maxed out   Soon after students found out that they would not be able to enter the year armed with their dream schedules,...

El Estoque On Point: The 2011 ROTB scene

El Estoque On Point: The 2011 ROTB scene
September 1, 2010

Despite administrative changes, class of 2011 students arrive at ROTB early in hopes of changing schedules  

Dealing with the weight

Dealing with the weight
December 10, 2009

Students with no lockers deal with the weight of their backpacks as they wait for a locker assignment    Every winter season brings more than just finals and cold weather.  Assistant...

Hew leaves for District Office

Hew leaves for District Office
August 24, 2009

Assistant Principal Marianne Hew 'switches' places with Trudy Gross from the District Office.  A student finally reaches the library after standing in line for hours waiting at Running of the Bulls....

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