Mountain View High School Student Newspaper

Home visits: a taste of Latin American culture

Home visits: a taste of Latin American culture

Jun 4, 2014

Since 2008, the program, ‘Home Visits’ has been in effect at Mountain View High School. Once a year, several members of the faculty, including counselors, teachers and administrators, have had the opportunity to visit households and get to know members of the Latino community.  On April 24, this event took place, receiving widespread approval from those who...

Everything you need to know about finals week

Everything you need to know about finals week

Jun 3, 2014

You wake up on a bright Monday morning to the sweet sound of the birds chirping right outside your window. You take a deep breath and the scent of sweet pancakes wafts to your nose. Just as you’re about to slip on your favorite pair of pants, it suddenly hits you; today is the first day of finals. Fear not, for here are a list of tips that will help you...

The gun control debate should not be a debate

The gun control debate should not be a debate

Jun 1, 2014

 Warning: the following article may be considered offensive and/or impertinent to gun activists and/or those who sanction the heinous assassinations towards youth innocents by a shooter victim to the sexual misogyny and double standard of feminism.   Nearly 100,000 people will be shot this year, according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence....

Erase the ‘Mean Girls’ mentality

Erase the ‘Mean Girls’ mentality

May 29, 2014

If you’ve seen Mean Girls, you probably remember the scene when Gretchen, Karen, and Regina huddle around Regina’s mirror and seemingly rejoice over pointing out their flaws, confused as to why Cady doesn’t join in sooner.  For many, this famous scene encapsulates what it’s like to be a high schooler.  We compete with each other in all the wrong ways....

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