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...

A Home Away From Home: One Student’s Experience in the Foster System

A Home Away From Home: One Student’s Experience in the Foster System

Nov 20, 2014

According to California’s Department of Social Services, the Assembly Bill 12 (AB 12) was passed in October of 2010. AB 12 is considered to be amongst the greatest legislative accomplishments in foster care history. “AB 12 drastically changed foster care, by optionally extending foster care until age 21; increased support for kinship care (opportunities...

“The Skin of Our Teeth” MVHS play review

“The Skin of Our Teeth” MVHS play review

Nov 16, 2014

What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god! The beauty of the world, the paragon of animals—and yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me… -Hamlet (II, ii)   Thornton Wilder and the...

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