Mountain View High School Student Newspaper

“Out With a Bang”: MVHS DI places first at State Tournament

“Out With a Bang”: MVHS DI places first at State Tournament

Apr 20, 2015

Mountain View High School’s Destination Imagination (DI) team “Out With a Bang” placed first in Challenge B at the California Tournament, which took place in Riverside on March 28.   The team scored first place in both their main and instant challenges. According to MVHS senior and team member Tatum Millet, they had “one of the highest scored...

New Varsity Swim Coach Alex Hehir

New Varsity Swim Coach Alex Hehir

Apr 17, 2015

Three-hour practices, dryland training, more yardage, and intensive attention to technique and form are just a few of the changes enacted by Mountain View High School’s new varsity swim coach, Alex Hehir. Hehir’s goal is to create a culture on deck where each athlete is individually motivated to train their bodies and their minds to their fullest potential, in order to become better swimmers. According to Hehir, this will be attained with full commitment and investment from both the coaches and the athletes.

MVHS soccer, then and now

MVHS soccer, then and now

Apr 13, 2015

Here at Mountain View High School, we have not one but four soccer teams on campus. However, it has not always been this way. In the late 60’s, while MVHS was still “Chester F. Awalt High School,” just one team was struggling to get up and running. Douglas Bailey, former teacher at Awalt High School and current substitute in the MVLA school district, knows...

“The Prendergasts” by MVHS student Karen Xia

“The Prendergasts” by MVHS student Karen Xia

Mar 30, 2015

The following is a short story written by Mountain View High School sophomore Karen Xia, who was announced to have won the National Silver Medal for Scholastic Art and Writing on March 18. Xia will be attending the award ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 11.       The Prendergasts By Karen Xia I have been assigned to watch the...

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