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Evacuation during false fire alarm results in injury

Evacuation during false fire alarm results in injury

Sidney Rochnik and Max Zonana March 29, 2022

Junior Tessa Hunter was evacuating from a fire alarm this morning when she saw a staff member lying on the ground. Rushing to help, she was able to attend to the injured staff member until the EMTs arrived...

Girls tennis team shut down in CCS semifinals against Menlo High School

Girls tennis team shut down in CCS semifinals against Menlo High School

Sidney Rochnik November 15, 2021

Everyone was on the courts at once—each of the seven matches, three in doubles, four in singles. Audience members in the stands constantly walked between the two sets of courts to keep up with the rapid...

Parent-led protest for faster school returns gathers on campus, cautiously optimistic with new three phase plan

Parent-led protest for faster school returns gathers on campus, “cautiously optimistic” with new three phase plan

Sidney Rochnik March 6, 2021

In a protest to the board at 1 p.m. on March 5, parents and students gathered on the front lawn of Los Altos High School in an effort to push for a quicker return for both students and teachers back on...

The flags fly together.

BLM and LGBT Pride flags now permanently flying on campus

Sidney Rochnik October 23, 2020

In the afternoon of Oct 21., a small group of MVHS staff gathered in front of the school, right before the theater, where the school’s American flag flies. A Zoom call of Black Student Union students...

Oracle’s Forums Episode 1: Campus Change Petition Roundtable

Sidney Rochnik October 7, 2020

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City holds listening forum for students to share experiences with local police

City holds listening forum for students to share experiences with local police

Sidney Rochnik September 7, 2020

Mountain View’s Human Relation Commission is hosting its second virtual listening forum about local policing on Sept. 10. This session specifically is focused on stories from younger Mountain View...

Back to school: Option A and B, Canvas, clubs and community

Back to school: Option A and B, Canvas, clubs and community

Sidney Rochnik August 5, 2020

School will be reopening virtually on Aug. 12, moving forward with new plans and supplying more tools for learning in the 2020-21 school year. Teachers Following feedback the district gathered when...

Sprint 1Million project to donate WiFi to about 45 families district wide

Sprint 1Million project to donate WiFi to about 45 families district wide

Sidney Rochnik April 13, 2020

For some, relying on the library or local businesses for free internet is the only way to ensure they can complete the online work commonly assigned at school, due to a lack of the resource in their own...

Congressional meeting news briefs: bell schedule, coronavirus, Wifi

Congressional meeting news briefs: bell schedule, coronavirus, Wifi

Sidney Rochnik March 11, 2020

A congressional meeting took place today during the second period, an hour-long meeting mainly featuring the new, final bell schedule and allowing student representatives to voice their concerns and questions....

I watched every Cinderella Story movie so you don’t have to

I watched every Cinderella Story movie so you don’t have to

Sidney Rochnik December 12, 2019

As a 15-year-old girl, you’d expect there to be nothing for me to gain by watching eight hours of the same preteen-aimed musical romance drama movie. And you’d be right because all I have now is bitterness. The...

Proposed Mountain View RV ban postponed until next ballot

Proposed Mountain View RV ban postponed until next ballot

Sidney Rochnik December 9, 2019

Residents will vote on the proposed ban on the extended parking of mobile homes on Mountain View streets in November 2020. Originally voted on by the city council, it was added to next year’s ballot...

Measure E Construction Update: What to expect at the start of next year

Measure E Construction Update: What to expect at the start of next year

Sidney Rochnik June 1, 2019

Construction on campus began in February of this year, kickstarting the implementation of Measure E, a $295,000,000 bond measure passed by the state to improve quality of education by creating more classrooms...

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