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Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic

Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic
Examining various perspectives about instruction through a screen
September 19, 2020
Examining various perspectives about instruction through a screen

Transitioning from a hands-on to hands-off classroom proves challenging

Photo by Jodi Johnson | Used with permission
Students and teachers explain the adjustment to learning over Zoom
September 18, 2020
Students and teachers explain the adjustment to learning over Zoom

Zoom School: MVHS Edition

Zoom School: MVHS Edition
MVHS community devises ways around the challenges of distance learning
September 17, 2020
MVHS community devises ways around the challenges of distance learning

Remote learning doesn’t have to hinder connectivity during classes

Remote learning doesn’t have to hinder connectivity during classes
Simple actions while learning online can lead to a big difference
September 16, 2020
Simple actions while learning online can lead to a big difference

Family bonding during shelter-in-place

From left to right, Sriranjani, Vidhya and Venkatesan pose for a photo. Photo by Sriranjani Kalimani // Used with permission
Exploring how quarantine brought a family closer together
September 12, 2020
Exploring how quarantine brought a family closer together

Productivity during online distance learning

Productivity during online distance learning
How to fight lower levels of productivity due to Zoom fatigue
September 11, 2020
How to fight lower levels of productivity due to Zoom fatigue

A new voice

Choir teacher and Music Department Lead Amy Young at her Graduate Conducting Recital, which she gave in October 2019 as part of her Masters Degree in Choral Conducting from SJSU.
New choir teacher Amy Young adjusts to MVHS and online learning
September 11, 2020
New choir teacher Amy Young adjusts to MVHS and online learning

Athletes continue practicing virtually

Athletes continue practicing virtually
How students use online tools to continue training during quarantine
May 13, 2020

Video conferencing apps like Zoom have become almost an essential for school due to shelter-in-place restrictions. In particular, student athletes at MVHS use apps like Zoom as tools to host virtual workouts...

Class of 2021 hosts ‘A Zoom to Remember’

The Class of 2021 promoted the Zoom Prom on Instagram, and the link to the meeting was put in the 2021 Instagram bio which meant anybody could have access to the meeting
Leadership students handle inappropriate comments made at their online prom
April 16, 2020
Leadership students handle inappropriate comments made at their online prom

Dancing through a screen

Hirai and her dance class posing for a photo after their dance session. Photo courtesy of Sydney Hirai.
Dance Academy USA holds classes through video calls while under quarantine
April 4, 2020
Dance Academy USA holds classes through video calls while under quarantine

Color Guard during quarantine

Color Guard during quarantine
Looking at how MVHS Color Guard bonds and practices online during COVID-19 pandemic
April 2, 2020

Freshman Naomi Baba never knew that March 9 was going to be the last time that she  practiced with her teammates for this school year.  The release of the FUHSD’s remote learning order caused many...

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