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Arabic, dumpling restaurants, and cronuts: all in Matans Window: The Podcast

Arabic, dumpling restaurants, and cronuts: all in “Matan’s Window: The Podcast”

Claire Anderson April 29, 2020

Looking out of his window, sophomore Matan Hamam was able to catch up with friends while remaining quarantined. They visited him to reconnect after his six-month student exchange program in Italy was...

Mental Health Week Recap

Mental Health Week Recap

Claire Anderson April 1, 2020

Students had an opportunity to share their thoughts during Mental Health Week, a week of events organized by the Ambassadors club on campus. Taking place March 9 through 13, a variety of activities happened...

Poppy Steele: Sewing her way to success

Poppy Steele: Sewing her way to success

Claire Anderson October 21, 2019

From dancing to sewing, junior Poppy Steele displays her artistic talents through a variety of media. Steele said that despite her parents’ inability to relate to her artistic side, as they are both...

Theatre department decides on a smaller cast for the first production of the year

Theatre department decides on a smaller cast for the first production of the year

Claire Anderson September 20, 2019

With only 12 cast members, the upcoming play, The Servant of Two Masters, is a unique performance enhanced by a smaller production.  Theatre teacher, Emily Peña-Thornber, who has been teaching for...

New coach selected to lead girls soccer

New coach selected to lead girls soccer

Claire Anderson June 5, 2019

After his first year teaching AP Chemistry and AP Environmental Science, Jeff Panos has been hired as the next varsity girls head soccer coach. Throughout his childhood in Long Beach, California, Panos...

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Spartan Spotlight: Swimmer Lexi Rudolph

Claire Anderson April 26, 2019

Rudolph has been swimming since she was four years old and since then has advanced to the highest level in Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics. Now that she has reached this level, Rudolph said she participates...

Spartan Spotlight: Malia Jue

Spartan Spotlight: Malia Jue

Claire Anderson March 27, 2019

Although some people misinterpret it as just twirling ribbons, sophomore Malia Jue puts in 16 hours every week to perfect her performance in the intense sport of rhythmic gymnastics. Jue began participating...

Mountain View girls volleyball goes far in CCS

Mountain View girls volleyball goes far in CCS

Claire Anderson November 19, 2018

Varsity girls volleyball advanced to NorCal for the first time in ten years after placing second in CCS. The team went 7-5 in league and 26-11 overall. After beating Leigh and Branham in the CCS playoffs,...

After second loss to Los Gatos, Spartans focus on future improvements

After second loss to Los Gatos, Spartans focus on future improvements

Claire Anderson April 23, 2018

Article by Claire Anderson and Julia Wagner  Following their 4-0 loss to Los Gatos two days prior on April 18, the MVHS varsity baseball team faced the Wildcats again on Friday, April 20. Although...

Community advocates for counseling, health education, and hate crime prevention at LGBTQ listening forum

Community advocates for counseling, health education, and hate crime prevention at LGBTQ listening forum

Claire Anderson February 2, 2018

The LGBTQ Affairs Office of Santa Clara County held their first public listening forum Jan. 27 to discuss issues affecting the queer community. Established in 2016, the LGBTQ Affairs Office has set...

VTA drops youth fare and releases new app among 2018 improvements

VTA drops youth fare and releases new app among 2018 improvements

Claire Anderson January 25, 2018

The Valley Transportation Authority started the new year by implementing several changes, including modifying their fare rates and offering new payment methods. The youth bus and light rail fare for single...

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