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Prom coordinators forced to adapt to COVID-19 regulations while hoping to achieve end of year normalcy

Prom coordinators forced to adapt to COVID-19 regulations while hoping to achieve end of year normalcy

Kevin Chien June 1, 2021

With COVID-19 rates decreasing at a promising rate in Santa Clara County, the annual Prom dance was held Saturday, May 15. However, due to the existing COVID-19 regulations, considerable changes were...

Freestyle students showcase their growth

Freestyle students showcase their growth

Naina Srivastava May 25, 2021

This article first appeared in the sixth issue of the 2020-21 volume of the Oracle Overlaid with special effects and bright music, a series of shots featuring a refreshing, bright pink watermelon juice,...

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...

Safe way to celebrate the holidays

Safe way to celebrate the holidays

Dhiara Berkley December 23, 2020

Despite COVID restrictions preventing celebrating with one another in person, it is still possible to enjoy each other's company during the holiday season virtually. Although it may mean giving up the...

Unconventional Christmas movie reviews

Unconventional Christmas movie reviews

Angelina Ma December 21, 2020

Although nothing can go wrong with watching traditional Christmas films like Elf and Home Alone to get in the holiday spirit, it wouldn’t hurt to give the less popular ones a try once in a while. Over...

Simple recipes for cold weather

Simple recipes for cold weather

Dhiara Berkley December 15, 2020

As the weather gets colder and fall is among us, it’s always nice to escape the cold through warm comfort food. But as a person with limited cooking skills and patience, it can seem daunting to make...

Rehearsing alone, performing together: theatre produces its first virtual play, “Alone, Together”

Rehearsing alone, performing together: theatre produces its first virtual play, “Alone, Together”

Angelina Ma December 11, 2020

Through vibrant monologues and the enactment of impacted relationships, theatre’s “Alone, Together” lit up the virtual stage on the nights of Nov. 19 - 21st with relatable and heartfelt sentiments...

Halloween movie reviews

Halloween movie reviews

Ron Arel October 31, 2020

Coraline Image courtesy of IMDb.com Review:  Coraline is a personal favorite of mine. Many people know of this movie as the movie that scarred them during their childhoods, mine included....

Safer alternatives to Trick-Or-Treating

Safer alternatives to Trick-Or-Treating

Jackson Cummings October 29, 2020

With the continuation of the coronavirus pandemic, standard trick-or-treating has become a threat to public health. Keeping said public health and spookiness in mind, consider the following alternatives...

Halloween recipes to celebrate safely

Halloween recipes to celebrate safely

Katharine Tsang October 27, 2020

As of Sep. 28, 2020, Santa Clara County health officials have declared trick or treating a high-risk activity because it increases contact with people other than those in the same household. Celebrating...

Family games to play during quarantine

Family games to play during quarantine

Jackson Cummings October 20, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has had people stuck in isolation for around seven months now, so finding ways to safely burn time has become a priority to many. If that’s the case, consider these video games...

Student Band Releases EP Celebrating Distance

Student Band Releases EP Celebrating “Distance”

Kaitlyn Knopf September 15, 2020

Mountain View seniors Archish Arun and Gaurav Chakravarty, also known as 52prime, released their EP 'Distance' Aug. 31.  Chakravarty and Arun both share how the EP’s name has a double meaning.  “The...

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