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Navarro writes open letter to Harding, calls for free speech in classroom

Navarro writes open letter to Harding, calls for free speech in classroom

Karen Xia February 1, 2017

History teacher Frank Navarro sent an open letter addressed to District Superintendent Jeff Harding on Friday, Jan. 27 asking for clarity on administration’s position on freedom of speech for teachers...

History teacher Frank Navarro put on paid administrative leave for comments on Trump, Navarro said

History teacher Frank Navarro put on paid administrative leave for comments on Trump, Navarro said

Karen Xia November 10, 2016

Administration put teacher Frank Navarro on “paid administrative leave” on Thursday, Nov. 10. Navarro, who teaches World Studies, Civics/Economics, and Special Education said that his leave was prompted...

Gentrification transforms Mountain View culture, demographics

Gentrification transforms Mountain View culture, demographics

Karen Xia September 27, 2016

Gentrification in Mountain View The Silicon Valley’s booming technology industry has brought higher-income developers, designers and techies to the area. These new companies and residents funnel more...

Too much of a STEM focus at MVHS

Too much of a STEM focus at MVHS

Karen Xia May 28, 2016

When I first told my parents, who are both engineers, I wanted to be a writer, they said I would never find a job, and proceeded to describe the salaries of their interns. They told “horror stories”...

Reflection: wearing a scarlet letter

Reflection: wearing a scarlet letter

Karen Xia November 24, 2015

In the junior Honors American Literature class, students are all assigned to read The Scarlet Letter, in which the main character, Hester Prynne, is publically shamed for adultery. Consequently, she has...

Memoirs of Every Asian Ever: The American Tiger Mom

Memoirs of Every Asian Ever: The American Tiger Mom

Karen Xia September 17, 2015

  When I was eight years old, my parents decided it would be about time to take me through the obligatory, wealthy middle class child, northern Californian rite of passage—driving six hours down...

Homecoming Court Walkthrough 2013

Homecoming Court Walkthrough 2013

Karen Xia October 10, 2013

On Thursday, October 10th, the 18 members of homecoming court had their introductions read as they walked onstage together in the middle of the quad. Homecoming court couples are Jake Stuebner and Kiley...

Who is Sally Lieber?

Who is Sally Lieber?

Karen Xia October 8, 2013

Achievements stereotypically attributed to stellar students that will inevitably succeed in the future are: straight A’s, thousands of awards, president of three clubs and competitions every weekend....

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