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Hear it from a pro: Sophomore Zachary Chow’s path to competitive archery

Hear it from a pro: Sophomore Zachary Chow’s path to competitive archery

Roshan Fernandez

October 12, 2017


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, SPORTS

Additional reporting by Emma Lam. ophomore Zachary Chow was only seven years old when he shot his first arrow. While attending a church retreat at Camp Koinonia near Santa Cruz, Chow noticed the camp’s archery range was open. So he made his way in, and began learning how archery worked. After mi...

Sophomores prepare for 2017 Powderpuff

Sophomores prepare for 2017 Powderpuff

Aanchal Garg

March 10, 2017


Filed under Briefs, SPORTS

A crowd in the bleachers, cheerleaders on the track and players reviewing the playbook. Although this sounds like the scene for the MVHS football team playing under the Friday night lights, it isn’t; it’s the soon-to-come scene of the 2017 annual Powderpuff games. The well-spirited class of 2019 ...

Freshman wins Google Science Fair with diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease

Freshman wins Google Science Fair with diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease

Bill Cheng

October 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS

magine standing before a panel of 14 judges, all representatives from well-known and prestigious organizations such as National Geographic and The Lego Group. Imagine the triumph of victory or the disappointment that would be felt if you lost. The Google Science Fair is open to contestants ages ...

Powderpuff 2015 v 2016: what happened?

Mihir Joshi

March 12, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

A look into how the game ended, and why there will be a rematch Read More »

VIDEO: Class officers collaborate for Mother’s Day fundraiser

VIDEO: Class officers collaborate for Mother’s Day fundraiser

Sara Yang

May 14, 2012


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS

From about noon on Saturday to noon on Sunday, they tackled the tasks at hand: purchasing vases, peeling the stickers from their glass bottoms; buying bunches of roses, carnations and baby’s breath, snipping the stems; compiling addresses and routes before congregating at 7 a.m. to deliver flowers on...

Boys soccer: Last minute magic leads to 1-1 tie

Boys soccer: Last minute magic leads to 1-1 tie

Rachel Lu

February 5, 2012


Filed under Boys Soccer, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Los Gatos has been having a strong season with seven wins in seven league games. A perfect 7-0-0 record, Los Gatos was looking to add on another win to their perfect record on Feb. 1. The Matadors had other plans.Down 0-1 with one minute left in the game, senior Clayton Pugh had one final ...

Fire alarms on May 19 not a drill

Fire alarms on May 19 not a drill

Sara Yang

May 19, 2011


Filed under NEWS

Small fire in chemistry class causes student to pull the alarm Read More »...

Where no one knows your name

Where no one knows your name

Sara Yang

June 1, 2010


Filed under NEWS

Two students return from a weekend leadership conference with positive experiences Read More »...

When minutes matter

When minutes matter

Sara Yang

November 4, 2009


Filed under NEWS

Officials acted quickly when student bicyclist was hit by a car at the crosswalk on Oct. 20  Read More »...