Mountain View High School Student Newspaper

Special Ed Class Plants Flowers Outside District Office

Special Ed Class Plants Flowers Outside District Office

Nov 25, 2014

The Mountain View High School Special Ed Class brought pots of flowers, shovels, and potting material to the District Office for planting on Tuesday, November 25th. After much preparation and planning, Seamus Quillinan, the Special Ed teacher, set the students up at stations in front of the office and led them in planting the flowers with the help of other...

Guest Speaker Shares Stories from the Rwanda Genocide

Guest Speaker Shares Stories from the Rwanda Genocide

Nov 24, 2014

Carl Wilkens, author of the novel, I’m not Leaving, came to speak at Mountain View High School on Friday, November 21st. Frank Navarro, one of the MVHS History teachers, asked Wilkens to come and speak about his experience of staying in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. Wilkens and his wife had lived in Rwanda from 1990 to 1994 with their three children and...

Community Breaks World Record with over 1,000 Friendship Bracelets

Community Breaks World Record with over 1,000 Friendship Bracelets

Nov 9, 2014

Earlier today, the Mountain View community came together to break the Guinness World Record for the most friendship bracelets made in the span of 4 hours. The number to beat was 500 bracelets, a goal seemingly large but not too difficult with the hard work of over 100 people. From 12:30 to 4:30 pm, students and families took time out of their day to make as many...

Día de los Muertos: Spanish Students Celebrate Day of the Dead

Día de los Muertos: Spanish Students Celebrate Day of the Dead

Nov 2, 2014

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a popular holiday celebrated widely in Latin America and takes place on the first and second of November each year. Instead of mourning individuals that have passed away, those who participate in the festivities honor the lives of the dead with many celebrations consisting of food, family, and fun. One of the many aspects...

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