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Trophy students: What we brag about

Trophy students: What we brag about

Michelle Wong December 9, 2016

As students at Monta Vista, it's no doubt that there's competition all around us. With so much pressure to be "better" than everybody else, students are constantly trying to prove themselves to their peers....

The issue: Sleep deprivation with psychologist Sheila Altmann

The issue: Sleep deprivation with psychologist Sheila Altmann

Isabel Navarrete October 19, 2015

VHS is a competitive environment — it’s not exactly a secret. But when did lack of sleep become a competition? Sleep deprivation is a serious issue, and it’s no surprise that many MVHS students are...

Issue I: What’s normal, anyway?

Natalie Chan September 29, 2010

Sleeping on the job   I’ve done it everywhere — on the floor, on a table, in darkened classrooms, behind the bookshelves of the library, and of course in a bed. That’s...

Stay, dog

Stay, dog

Aafreen Mahmood March 21, 2010

Even though Milo is feeling better, he still wishes he could be running "Stay. Stay. Don't move!" I said as I slowly backed away from Milo, who was sitting in his bed. Once I was sure he won't move,...

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