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Green Team works in the community to combat climate change

Green Team works in the community to combat climate change

Mira Kaiser December 6, 2021

Despite the school’s prioritization of sustainability with ongoing construction and reducing waste from school lunches, the MV Green Team club seeks to take it one step further.  According to...

District creates air quality guidelines

District creates air quality guidelines

Mira Kaiser September 30, 2021

With the reality of imminent fire danger and smoke pollution each year, the district has attempted to outline guidelines for smoother steps to keep students safe in future cases of poor air quality. On...

Delayed elevator repair in new building presents obstacle for students and staff

Delayed elevator repair in new building presents obstacle for students and staff

Mira Kaiser September 5, 2021

As the brand new 700-800 wing two-story buildings opened with the 2021-2022 school year, obstacles still stand in the way. Along with small frustrations about the new construction echoed by teachers,...

Performing arts classes work out endless logistics as students return to campus

Performing arts classes work out endless logistics as students return to campus

Mira Kaiser April 20, 2021

As the school prepares to move forward with phase two of the plan to return to school in a hybrid system on April 19, teachers and administration are juggling an endless list of logistics. Performing...

AVID program provides seniors with peer tutoring opportunities

AVID program provides seniors with peer tutoring opportunities

Mira Kaiser March 23, 2021

*The photos included in this article were taken in 2019, before COVID-19, when masks were not required. Unlike many AVID classes across the country, the school’s program utilizes seniors’ high...

MV Cares program brings comfort to community members in need during the holidays

MV Cares program brings comfort to community members in need during the holidays

Mira Kaiser December 8, 2020

With the holiday season approaching, the Ambassadors Club and class are continuing their MV Cares program and delivering over 60 care baskets to MVHS families in need. Various community members, clubs,...

SHELLEY SMITH Q/A

SHELLEY SMITH Q/A

Mira Kaiser November 17, 2020

Why do you enjoy coaching and why is it important to you? “First of all, I had some really good coaches when I was growing up through high school. I think I was very fortunate to have probably one...

The lights in their place.

Construction Update: Field lights go up, plans for athletic field underway

Mira Kaiser October 30, 2020

As some sports return to in-person practices, the installation of permanent field lights began earlier this month and planning of a new athletic field is underway. Both projects will be game changers...

Clubs continue to make a difference at a distance

Clubs continue to make a difference at a distance

Mira Kaiser September 16, 2020

Despite the onset of distance learning this school year, students have continued creating and developing new clubs. The Oracle talked to three clubs to find out what their plans are for starting the school...

Canceled events cause yearbook staff to make last-minute changes

Canceled events cause yearbook staff to make last-minute changes

Mira Kaiser May 6, 2020

Photo courtesy of Ava Hinz As the district prepared to transition to distance learning, numerous events and sports were canceled, ones that normally would be filling the annual yearbook with memories....

School undergoing WiFi updates throughout semester to last up to eight to 10 years

School undergoing WiFi updates throughout semester to last up to eight to 10 years

Mira Kaiser March 1, 2020

With over 2,000 students and staff logging on to the WiFi every day, the rainbow pinwheel or the dinosaur game are common occurrences. Luckily, with the new updates the WiFi is undergoing over the course...

An inside look on the struggles and benefits of working students

An inside look on the struggles and benefits of working students

Mira Kaiser December 17, 2019

The perks of free coffee is what first attracted junior Abby Evans to working at Peet’s Coffee and Tea, but after working there since June, Evans has been committed to her job because of the older sibling-like...

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