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Meet high school equestrian Delani Franklin

Meet high school equestrian Delani Franklin
Taking a closer look into Franklin’s athletic career — starting out, overcoming hardships and the lifelong experiences she has gained
April 4, 2020
Taking a closer look into Franklin’s athletic career — starting out, overcoming hardships and the lifelong experiences she has gained

Don’t Quit On Me

Don't Quit On Me
How an experience with my tennis coach negatively affected my confidence
April 11, 2019

His watchful eyes

His watchful eyes
How I started playing tennis for myself
October 24, 2018

s another ball went flying off the court, I looked over at my dad and threw my hands up in frustration. Slumping my shoulders in reaction, I looked at him again defeated and annoyed. Patiently, his eyes...

Fanning the flames

Fanning the flames
How soccer has changed over the course of my career
October 3, 2018

It’s the first day of school and I’m asked to share a fun fact about myself. I’m at a family party and someone asks me what my hobbies are. I’m in Chinese class and I’m supposed to deliver a...

Coach Flatow’s message: How he uses messages of grit and self-regulation to motivate cross country runners

Coach Flatow’s message: How he uses messages of grit and self-regulation to motivate cross country runners
August 19, 2017

For just under a decade, cross country coach Kirk Flatow has motivated distance runners at Monta Vista to realize their athletic potential as well as their academic, social and personal potentials. Flatow...

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen
April 1, 2016

Cowritten by Hannan Waliullah and Fatima Ali Photos by Fatima Ali veryone knows what it's like to be an freshman, whether they’re a teacher or a student at MVHS. They’ve all been through the...

Game GIFs: Boys soccer achieves 2-0 win against Lynbrook HS

Game GIFs: Boys soccer achieves 2-0 win against Lynbrook HS
February 2, 2016

Video by Derek Shao or much of the beginning of the season, the MVHS boys soccer team suffered from slow starts and a lack of communication. On this rainy day, as dark clouds were setting in, the Matadors...

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