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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!   ...

MVLA School Board election: overview of candidates

MVLA School Board election: overview of candidates

Oct 22, 2014

By Annika Ragnartz and Eli Hsia At the October PTSA meeting, the candidates for the MVLA School Board election gathered to present their visions. There are seven candidates, two of whom are incumbents, running for three positions. At the meeting each candidate briefly presented about their background, qualifications, and their ideas to improve the school. Fiona...

Five ridiculous markups that we’re going to buy anyway

Five ridiculous markups that we’re going to buy anyway

Oct 14, 2014

Mark ups are the small profit margins that retailers gain when an item is sold. A cornerstone of a free market economy, this very gap is the driving force that measures economic incentive to maximize gain. This same amount covers expenses and overhead costs such as rent, electricity, heating, etc. But, of course, some markups are ridiculously high due to...

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