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Matador Meadow: A positive venture for students

Matador Meadow: A positive venture for students

Ashley Ding

May 4, 2013

If you’ve walked behind the B building recently, you’ve probably noticed a small patch of soil enclosed by a fence. It is a modest size, measuring 30 by 24 feet. This is the new MVHS garden known as the Matador Meadow. Completely student run, the garden is a wonderful idea that has been successful...

Green Youth Alliance invites noted global warming speaker

Green Youth Alliance invites noted global warming speaker

Howard Lee

April 9, 2012

On  April 5 during lunch in the auditorium, the Green Youth Alliance invited physicist Dr. Gary Latshaw to speak about climate change and its impact on fields such as ecology, foreign policy and the economy. Now retired, Latshaw teaches a few physics classes at San Jose State University and speaks to au...

Senior Angela Zhang winner in National Siemens Competition

Senior Angela Zhang winner in National Siemens Competition

Nona Penner

December 6, 2011

On Dec. 5, senior Angela Zhang received the top individual honors prize of a $100,000 scholarship at the annual National Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition in Washington D.C.. Zhang has won, among other science fair honors, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2010 Grand Award and the ISEF 2011 Grand Award as well. “[Winning is] a really surreal experience,” Zhang said. “It's something you...

Overcrowding in classes leads to complications

Overcrowding in classes leads to complications

Lisa Zhang

September 3, 2010

Classes in high demand force teachers to accept more students   Read More »...

Bake, blog, share

Bake, blog, share

Tiffany Lau

April 27, 2010

Senior Yujia Ding keeps a food blog to share her baking recipes with others  Read More »...

Student and professional holds laser show for MVHS I-Tech

Minh Bui

November 25, 2009

Senior Ben Steigerwald shares not only lasers but also his experience in the workplace Read More »...