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MVHS holds annual Culture Night

MVHS holds annual Culture Night

Priya Reddy and Elizabeth Han

April 13, 2018


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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he sound of a distant bass can be heard from the Olive Court, pounding away as groups of students pass by swiftly, making their way to the rally court where MVHS holds its annual Culture Night. Songs in Korean, Spanish, Japanese, French and Chinese blast into the evening air and people...

Cinco things you didn’t know about Cinco de Mayo

Cinco things you didn’t know about Cinco de Mayo

Maya Murthy

May 5, 2015


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Videos by Avni Prasad and Aditya Pimplaskar Spanish 2 teacher Norma Abarca holds a Cinco de Mayo fiesta in her seventh period class. Take a look at why this holiday is significant and how it is celebrated. Cinco de Mayo! Mexican Independence Day, right? Actually, it isn’t.  It’s o...

Common thoughts about Common Core

Common thoughts about Common Core

Maya Murthy

September 23, 2013


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Department chairs discuss what the new national standards are, and how they will affect the student body. Read More »

Fresh from the garden

Fresh from the garden

Varsha Venkat

February 25, 2013


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Pickles, gnocchi and ratatouille: it all sounds like something you’d find in a first-class restaurant in Paris, but for Spanish teacher Maria Coughlin, making these complex dishes is part of a weekly routine.Coughlin has been an avid gardener for as long as she can remember, and her love of fresh frui...

Link Leaders team up with freshmen to study for finals

Link Leaders team up with freshmen to study for finals

Cynthia Mao

December 5, 2012


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Freshman finals study week begins Dec. 3 with Link Leaders as tutors. Read More »

Franish Mashup incorporates Spanish and French in one social

Franish Mashup incorporates Spanish and French in one social

Angela Wang

December 1, 2012


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French students had their first taste of Spanish culture as they walked through the doors of the Staff Lounge to Spanish singer Juanes’ “La Camisa Negra”. Held after school on Nov. 30, Franish Mashup marks the first time French Honor Society (FHS) and Spanish Honor Society (SHS) have teamed...