Mountain View High School Student Newspaper

College Tours: don’t expect to find love at first sight

College Tours: don’t expect to find love at first sight

Apr 4, 2013

During spring break of my junior year I began touring colleges. Nineteen college tours later, I still have no idea what school I want to attend this fall. Upon each college tour, a part of me hopes that I will discover my dream school. From Cal Poly SLO last spring to the University of Oregon last week, not a single college that I have experienced has been a...

SNAGGED: Boys baseball holds off late surge from Los Altos with diving catch

SNAGGED: Boys baseball holds off late surge from Los Altos with diving catch

Mar 19, 2013

Runs were easy to come by in last Wednesday's contest between the Spartans and Eagles. Errors were not. An early season league match, the game had it’s fair share of blunders. The main play of the game, however, was just the opposite.

Boys volleyball handles inexperienced Los Altos with ease

Boys volleyball handles inexperienced Los Altos with ease

Mar 6, 2013

Tuesday night marked the second game of the season for Spartan Boys Volleyball against none other than rival school Los Altos High. In contrast to other contests between the two schools, however, this pre-season bout between the teams did not carry the same hype and importance that most games between the two schools possess. Los Altos, a first year program in...

Girls volleyball falls to #1 Palo Alto in four games

Girls volleyball falls to #1 Palo Alto in four games

Sep 29, 2012

Palo Alto 3, Mountain View 1 Hoping to bounce back from their defeat on Tuesday against Los Gatos, the girls volleyball team came into their game Thursday night with one goal in mind: to upset first place Palo Alto. With their 6 footers, Becky Slattery and Hayley Sturgeon,  and freshman sensation Chanti Holroyd, the Spartans looked as though they had a good...

Q&A with Cross Country Coach Ken Wilner

Q&A with Cross Country Coach Ken Wilner

Sep 20, 2012

The Oracle interviewed Ken Wilner, the new cross country coach, on his first impressions of MVHS, plans for the season, and more. Oracle: How are you liking Mountain View High School so far? Coach Ken Wilner: “It’s great. Everyone’s been really welcoming. The team is very accepting and they show genuine excitement about running this year so I’m...

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