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Chemistry Students Honor Mole Day

Chemistry Students Honor Mole Day

Oct 22, 2014

Every year, MVHS chemistry students create “punny” projects based off of the mole, an important number used in chemistry. Since the mole is equivalent 6.02 x  1023, Mole Day is celebrated on October 23rd, and the whole school is encouraged to vote for the pieces they like best. Here are a few projects from our a-mole-zing students!   ...

MVLA School Board election: overview of candidates

MVLA School Board election: overview of candidates

Oct 22, 2014

By Annika Ragnartz and Eli Hsia At the October PTSA meeting, the candidates for the MVLA School Board election gathered to present their visions. There are seven candidates, two of whom are incumbents, running for three positions. At the meeting each candidate briefly presented about their background, qualifications, and their ideas to improve the school. Fiona...

Five ridiculous markups that we’re going to buy anyway

Five ridiculous markups that we’re going to buy anyway

Oct 14, 2014

Mark ups are the small profit margins that retailers gain when an item is sold. A cornerstone of a free market economy, this very gap is the driving force that measures economic incentive to maximize gain. This same amount covers expenses and overhead costs such as rent, electricity, heating, etc. But, of course, some markups are ridiculously high due to...

Homecoming Dance Crew: Next Generation

Homecoming Dance Crew: Next Generation

Oct 9, 2014

For weeks now, our Homecoming Dance Crew, Next Generation, has been working hard on their performance for the rally and parade. Watch their full performance below and see them live at the Homecoming parade tomorrow!

“Boyhood”: A fresh take on adolescence

“Boyhood”: A fresh take on adolescence

Oct 1, 2014

I have always been an enthusiastic John Green fan. I attended the Redwood City Tour de Nerdfighting in 2012, met him, and he signed my copy of The Fault in Our Stars. In addition to TFiOS, I have also read An Abundance of Katherines, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, Will Grayson Will Grayson, and Let it Snow. In the first three years of my high school career,...

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