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Why be a Study Buddy?

Why be a Study Buddy?

Aditya Dash

November 14, 2017

s the seventh period bell rings, many students with  free periods swarm to the front of the school to go home or talk to their friends. However, others go to the library and stay there after their last class to tutor an MVHS student who needs their help. These students are known as Study Buddies. St...

How Roots Christian club structures their small group discussions

How Roots Christian club structures their small group discussions

Michelle Wong

March 9, 2017

n Monday, Mar. 6, Roots Christian club continued their discussion from last week on the book 1 John from the Bible, which is a book written by John the Evangelist about the relationship between love and God. According to junior officer Edwin Peng, the Bible is an essential part of a Christian's life be...

Cocoa Cram Week sets itself as a model for future study programs

Cocoa Cram Week sets itself as a model for future study programs

Soumya Kurnool

December 20, 2011

When the bells signaled that school had let out at 3 p.m. every day of the week of Dec. 5, students rushed to the cafeteria for the cocoa and free food promised at Cocoa Cram Week. And though you’d think that the incentive for Cocoa Cram Week would ultimately fail and that students would leave immedi...

Silence is golden, but its absence is not punishable

Silence is golden, but its absence is not punishable

Soumya Kurnool

December 18, 2011

Monday, Nov. 28, was a day like any other for students with an open 4th period staying in the library. There were no classes, and the library was mostly quiet except for the babble of a few loud students. In response to the raised noise levels, the library kicked each and every one of the student...