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A fork in the road

A fork in the road

Mallika Singh, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Briefs, FEATURES

Living in Silicon Valley, the metaphorical heart of technology, STEM majors are very common at MVHS. Often, for some, it can be easy to forget that there are different career paths out there — outside of the world of STEM. Senior Cheri Zhou has explored this different path as she chose to be an art ...

Empowering women in the STEM field from the perspective of MVRT

Empowering women in the STEM field from the perspective of MVRT

Aditya Dash

December 4, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

emale empowerment. Two words that have been a part of many people’s lives, plays a major role in society and is a topic of conversation for many MVHS students. It was the topic of conversation on November 18, when the MVHS Robotics Team (MVRT) held the Diversity in STEM conference in the Student Union...

Technovation emphasizes importance of women in STEM

Technovation emphasizes importance of women in STEM

Charlotte Chui

November 14, 2017


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

As the lunch bell rang, students filed into A103 for MV Technovation’s meeting and a lecture about app programming. The club is focused around the Technovation Challenge, a six-week competition in which teams program their own app to target global issues and create a business plan. Then, teams pitc...

Q&A: WiSTEM president addresses her club experience

Q&A: WiSTEM president addresses her club experience

Zara Iqbal

September 15, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Having been part of WiSTEM since her freshman year, senior Rakhi Banerjee is proud to be president of the club this year. Banerjee is interested in the field of medicine and WiSTEM helps her pursue her passion, as well as share it with others. Read below to see her views on women in the STEM field, her...

Research Club: A different approach for success

Research Club: A different approach for success

Jai Uparkar

September 4, 2017


Filed under Briefs

his April, junior Vivek Kamarshi took home the Senior Division Project of the Year Award at the California State Science Fair, under the guidance of the MVHS Research Club. The club’s countless achievements and awards come from the optimistic attitude of the students, self- driven to conduct their ow...

Res Novae details its plans for growth

Res Novae details its plans for growth

Karen Ma

September 30, 2016


Filed under Briefs

t first glance, most would think STEM and journalism are incompatible. After all, they are different fields with different qualifications, and have people of different backgrounds and different interests. In almost any depiction of a high school in a novel or film, a student can be either an innovat...

Res Novae aims to popularize science and technology through literary platform

Res Novae aims to popularize science and technology through literary platform

Anushka Tyagi

February 9, 2015


Filed under Briefs, NEWS, STEM

When the topic of science and technology is brought up, students often don’t associate literature with these terms, but a recent club on campus has brought together both the arts and the sciences into a STEM literary magazine. Through the door at the informational meeting on Jan. 21, the speakers...

Redefining science successes at MVHS

Redefining science successes at MVHS

Yashashree Pisolkar

May 16, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Self-motivation, creativity and willingness to improve prove to be strong measures of success for science fair participants. Read More »...

New STEM research class unfairly not made available to general student body

New STEM research class unfairly not made available to general student body

Joyce Varma

September 8, 2012


Filed under OPINION

This summer, administration found itself in an awkward situation. The FUHSD foundation had finally approved a STEM research class for MVHS and Lynbrook High School for the 2012-2013 school year, and the class at MVHS was to be taught by science teacher and Research Club advisor Renee Fallon. The only proble...

PTSA holds monthly “Explore Careers” event

PTSA holds monthly “Explore Careers” event

Margaret Lin

February 23, 2012


Filed under NEWS

On Feb. 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m, students filed into classrooms to attend PTSA’s “Explore Careers!: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math” presentations. Students could choose a total of three out of 17 half hour sessions to attend, with topics ranging from Molecular Genetics to Comp...