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Word on the street: What is ratchet?

Word on the street: What is ratchet?

Dec 12, 2013

Have you ever wondered what the term “ratchet” means? Well, it’s definitely not what you would have expected. We decided to dig deeper into this topic, and who better to ask than the people who seem to know everything: MVHS’s very own teachers! It’s time to face the facts: kids aren’t the only ones keeping up with the lingo...

Commercialized Christmas

Commercialized Christmas

Dec 12, 2013

Each year I cringe when I notice Christmas decorations and accessories popping up in glassy store windows during October or early November. The shiny ornaments, plastic trees, and fake, glittery snow become more and more artificial throughout the years. The way big businesses target people far in advance and use heartfelt holidays to pocket large sums of money...

MV Christmas tree lighting

MV Christmas tree lighting

Dec 12, 2013

On December 9, Mountain View community members gathered in front of City Hall at Civic Center Plaza to enjoy the tree lighting ceremony. The event is held annually in order to honor the upcoming holiday season. Performances featuring the Mountain View High School choir, Madrigals, and other local bands brought a huge crowd.   “I am delighted at the...

Word on the street: New Years resolutions

Word on the street: New Years resolutions

Dec 11, 2013

With New Years around the corner, many members of the Mountain View High School community are thinking ahead about resolutions for 2014. New Years is a time to set goals and make changes in your life- and even the smallest pledges like taking more walks or calling your grandma more often, can make a huge impact. With resolutions pertaining to personal life,...

Faculty profile: EJ Amaku

Faculty profile: EJ Amaku

Dec 9, 2013

For the second year, Mountain View High School’s athletes have been fortunate enough to have EJ Amaku as their trainer to help evaluate, manage, and heal their injuries. He was previously a trainer for other high schools in Texas, and he went to the University of San Francisco for his undergrad and went to SFA graduate school to major in Sports Science. He...

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