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Leo Club volunteers at Faria Walkaround

Leo Club volunteers at Faria Walkaround

Charlotte Chui and Ria Kolli

April 9, 2018


Filed under Briefs

On March 30, Leo Club members volunteered at Faria Elementary School’s walkaround, an annual event for students to raise money for the school, which took place from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Students collect pledge donations prior to the walkaround, and on the day of the event, they each have a lap car...

A holiday full of giving

A holiday full of giving

Jai Uparkar

December 12, 2017


Filed under Beyond the Magazine: News, Local, NEWS, News Multimedia

uring the holidays, many students at MVHS travel to lavish places or spend precious time with their family. However, others spend their weekend at donation centers and community houses trying to provide for the people that live there. Working in these places, the students learn many different lessons a...

Not another number: Students who freely volunteer for their community

Not another number: Students who freely volunteer for their community

Claire Yang

November 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION

hroughout high school, volunteering often has a reputation for being just another activity to impress colleges. However for many people, acquiring hours is the main goal. For some students like sophomore Jack Tian, volunteering is more than just a number. He currently volunteers through the Califor...

Leo Club holds informational meeting

Leo Club holds informational meeting

Charlotte Chui

September 12, 2017


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

With the ring of the lunch bell, students file into room B105 for MVHS Leo Club’s first meeting of the year and with the promise of free pizza. Within minutes, there are no empty seats left and students fill the sides of the room, waiting for the meeting to begin. The interest meeting, held on Sept....

Keeping the Club Active

Keeping the Club Active

Jasmine Lee

September 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Many MVHS students are involved in volunteering, and numerous clubs on campus provide community service opportunities. As a part of the Division 34 South Penguins, Key Club is the oldest service club, which has been established around nationally for 92 years. Throughout his years of being an active club...

Leo club holds formal induction for its members

Leo club holds formal induction for its members

Devika Watave

November 5, 2016


Filed under Briefs

n Saturday, Oct. 29, The members of Leo Club met at Jollyman Park. They were joined by representatives from their parent organization, the Lions, to hold an induction and formally admit the new MVHS members into the club. All of the members recited a pledge off of a written script that would official...

Tri-M holds first event at senior center

Tri-M holds first event at senior center

Dylan Tsai

October 30, 2014


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

The Tri-M music club had its first event on Saturday, Oct. 25, at The Forum Senior Center. From 3:30 to 4:30 PM, Tri-M members played music for the seniors residents, from Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in A Major to Beethoven’s Sonata in C minor to Disney’s Circle of Life.   ...

Marine’s recruiting efforts not exploitative

Marine’s recruiting efforts not exploitative

Morahd Shawki

December 11, 2011


Filed under OPINION

They come by quite often and always attract a crowd, but is that crowd in danger? Many see the U.S. Marines visiting MVHS as an unethical means of recruiting soldiers at a young age. Many students see their strength challenges, free t-shirts and water bottles as forms of bribery from an evil benefactor. But ...