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The things school taught me

Neysa Singh works on her math homework. Photo by Lakshanyaa Ganesh
Discovering that school has taught me valuable skills for the future
September 18, 2019
Discovering that school has taught me valuable skills for the future

Reading: my disappearing constant amid rapid change

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How the immense academic stress has taken away my love for reading
March 27, 2019

There I lay in my bed, under a thick, pink comforter, with the stack of “Geronimo Stilton” and “Garfield” comic books, obtained from my weekly visit to the library. With my stack of books, a water...

Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun
Students and teachers discuss the optimal way to spend summer break
August 30, 2018

un, warmth, freedom, friends and free will: this is how math teacher Katie Collins describes summer. She repeats the final words three times. However, Collins mentions how these qualities seem to be absent...

Copy and Paste: analyzing the cheating behavior at MVHS

Copy and Paste: analyzing the cheating behavior at MVHS
March 9, 2018

We’ve all had those weeks. The weeks where it feels like there’s a test in each period, where it feels like every teacher forgot students have other classes, where it feels like there isn’t enough...

Flying Solo: Senior Meg Niu represents MVHS golf at CCS

Flying Solo: Senior Meg Niu represents MVHS golf at CCS
November 13, 2017

t age seven, Meg Niu could be spotted next to her father on the  golf course holding her very own set of plastic golf clubs and pretending to be a golfer like her dad. She loved to play around with the...

MVHS works

Photo by Anirudh Chaudhary.
September 8, 2017

eciding whether to intern or work over the summer is not usually something students have to think too hard about. Usually, students already know what they plan to do, and don’t give too much thought...

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