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Highlights from the SNL Auditions

Highlights from the SNL Auditions

Himani Yalamaddi

January 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, ENTERTAINMENT, Performing Arts, Student life, Theater

Students gather in the auditorium and a mix of nervousness and excitement fills the air. Confidence radiates off of those that have participated before, whereas the new people gather together in anticipation and reassure one another that there was nothing to worry about. Last week, on Jan. 4, MVHS’...

Saturday Night Live features a variety of comedic, student-produced sketches

Saturday Night Live features a variety of comedic, student-produced sketches

Becca Zheng

October 2, 2016


Filed under Arts, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT

VHS’ annual performance of “Saturday Night Live” included skits that were showcased on Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 1. The show was produced, directed and acted by students, and hosted by government teacher Ben Recktenwald and economics teacher Pete Pelkey. Performances ranged from comedic...

Pulling back the curtain

Pulling back the curtain

Priya Reddy

August 22, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Multimedia, Performing Arts, Video

Monta Vista SNL is a student run production put on every year. Unlike most drama productions, SNL is almost completely student run. From costumes to props to scripts they do it all. As students themselves the  directors are better able to connect with the all the others that are trying out. As drama...

DRAMA: MVSNL starts off strong

DRAMA: MVSNL starts off strong

Alexandria Poh

August 24, 2012


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Theatre

  For some MVHS students, the new school year begins with a long, tiring day at Running of the Bulls. For others, it begins the moment their official schedule ends up in their hands. But for a group of particularly driven students, it begins with the start of MVHS’s Saturday Night Live pro...