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The Road Less Traveled: A Career in the Arts

The Road Less Traveled: A Career in the Arts

Nov 12, 2014

The number of students applying to major in art at universities has been on the decline. An article published in June 2014 in Harvard Educational Review by Bruce A. Kimball examines the prominent narrative asserting that liberal arts colleges have continuously dwindled in number and status since 1970. Moreover, students taking art classes at MVHS often feel...

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...

Freestyle Exhibition: Who am I?

Freestyle Exhibition: Who am I?

Oct 29, 2014

By Tiffanie Luther and Katie Freiberg On Wednesday night from 5:30 to 8:30, MVHS and LAHS juniors in the Freestyle program exhibited their most recent projects in response to the prompt, “Who am I?” Students answered this question through means of self-portrait poems, podcasts, diptychs, illustrations, websites, and videos. Check out the pictures...

Chemistry Students Honor Mole Day

Chemistry Students Honor Mole Day

Oct 22, 2014

Every year, MVHS chemistry students create “punny” projects based off of the mole, an important number used in chemistry. Since the mole is equivalent 6.02 x  1023, Mole Day is celebrated on October 23rd, and the whole school is encouraged to vote for the pieces they like best. Here are a few projects from our a-mole-zing students!   ...

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