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Revisiting the holidays

Revisiting the holidays

Sophia Ma and Aashi Venkat December 7, 2021
Students and staff share their most memorable moments from the holiday season
Man on the street: Should we celebrate Thanksgiving?

Man on the street: Should we celebrate Thanksgiving?

Mikaylah Du and Angela Zhang November 25, 2021
Discussing whether the holiday should be observed given its history
Debunking the Thanksgiving Fantasy

Debunking the Thanksgiving Fantasy

Lillian Wang November 25, 2021

In fifth grade, we cut feathers from colored cardstock and glued them to paper headbands. We played as tribesmen and explorers – innocent, awed by the tales of friendship and gratitude we were told of...

Senior Daniel Kao and his family taking a selfie at the dinner table on Thanksgiving Day.

A twist on tradition

Claire Wen and Vivian Jiang December 17, 2020
Sharing the different ways that MVHS students celebrate winter holidays

A COVID celebration

Mikaylah Du, staff writer December 5, 2020
Exploring what MVHS students and their families did for Thanksgiving
Homemade Hipster: Vegan apple crisp

Homemade Hipster: Vegan apple crisp

Justine Ha November 25, 2020
A vegan dessert recipe to make during the 2020 fall holiday season
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Positivity Podcast Ep. 3: Thanksgiving Edition

Oishee Misra and Lakshanyaa Ganesh November 22, 2019
Displaying appreciation during the season of giving thanks
Politics over the table

Politics over the table

Mallika Singh December 9, 2017

t holiday family gatherings, the atmosphere is typically excited and warm. Hugs and warm greetings are exchanged as the family settles around the table. The conversation tends to start out lightly —...

Shopping on Black Friday Weekend

Shopping on Black Friday Weekend

Hannah Lee December 3, 2017

ophomore Kevin Sun woke up at 5 a.m. and drove to Valley Fair as others remained asleep after Thanksgiving day. Despite there being long lines, he eagerly waited among the many other shoppers to score...

Seniors Kelly Morali and Benjamin Bedregal clean up supplies after Ohanas Thanksgiving meeting.

Ohana’s Thanksgiving meeting

Swara Tewari December 3, 2017

The room is filled with loud, warm conversation and laughter. The Ohana members are clustered around tables, discussing their Thanksgiving plans and taking bites of pumpkin pie brought in by the officers....

MVHS students prepare to run for the Gobble Games

MVHS students prepare to run for the Gobble Games

Jessica Xing November 22, 2016

t the start of brunch, Assistant principal Mike White made the announcement: The Gobble Games had officially begun. A turkey ran across the academic court, leaving with him a wake of mild confusion and...

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