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Ethnic Studies will be the required freshmen history class next school year.

Freshmen trial Ethnic Studies Class a year before requirement

Derin Degerli, Social Media Manager Nov 2, 2022

The Ethnic Studies class, which explores historic issues within American racial and ethnic groups, is currently being piloted. Next school year, it’ll become the required freshman history class.  Dr....

Photo story: Folklorico class performs to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Photo story: Folklorico class performs to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Naina Srivastava, Co-editor-in-chief Sep 16, 2022

Folklorico dancers performed outside the cafeteria during lunch on Thursday, adorned in brightly colored traditional Jalisco dresses as a homage to Hispanic Heritage Month.    

Students applied red, white, and blue face paint to show their school spirit.

ASB hosts patriotic Back to School Blastoff

Aayan Saw, Photo editor Sep 4, 2022

Patriotically dressed students pied their teachers, raced through a bouncy house, and enjoyed snow cones and pizza at the Back to School Blastoff on Friday.

Photo by Naina Srivastava

“Newish” club: it’s new and Jewish

Derin Degerli, Social Media Editor Aug 29, 2022

The idea came to junior Yael Zayats when she was talking to a friend about the lack of an MVHS Jewish Club: she could make one. The Jewish Student Union Club had dissolved two years prior due to COVID-19,...

“We’re brothers”: a life-long friendship

“We’re brothers”: a life-long friendship

Natalie Arbatman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Jun 8, 2022

“It's a friendship obviously but it's more than that,” senior David Fomin said. “I mean, this is kind of cringey but these are my brothers.” Seniors Fomin, Anav Mohan, Lucas Kaemmerer, Mukundan...

Drama Llamas presents Firebringers: an entirely student-led production

Drama Llamas presents “Firebringers”: an entirely student-led production

Hayes Duenow, Photo and Podcast Editor May 24, 2022

While the theater seats filled with guests excited to see the Drama Llamas' student-run production of "Firebringers," performers gathered backstage in a candle circle. The candle circle is a tradition...

From a radio show host to an actor to a teacher: Perez’s teaching journey comes to an end

From a radio show host to an actor to a teacher: Perez’s teaching journey comes to an end

Myesha Phukan, Staff Writer May 23, 2022

Current English teacher Hector Perez chased his seemingly wild fantasies after finishing high school: he hosted a radio show, became a columnist, tried stand-up comedy, and entertained audiences with his...

Meet the music man: Angel Sanchez DJs school hallways

Meet the music man: Angel Sanchez DJs school hallways

Natalie Arbatman, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2022

Whether you listen to his music in the halls or plug your ears, you’ve probably heard junior Angel David Sanchez, or more accurately, music booming from his JBL speaker, in the hallways.  “Some...

Photo by Charles Schwartz.

Photo story: “A Night in Athens” 2022 prom

Charles Schwartz, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

This year, prom for juniors and seniors was hosted in San Jose at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel. The theme for the dance was "A Night in Athens."

From the Bay Area to Spain: Dance Spectrum presents “Destination Dance” showcase

From the Bay Area to Spain: Dance Spectrum presents “Destination Dance” showcase

Myesha Phukan, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

Swirling skirts, hip-hop choreography, and more took center stage at Dance Spectrum’s “Destination Dance” Showcase. Held in person for the first time in three years at Foothill College’s Smithwick...

Photo by Krithi Sundar.

Photo story: Folklorico Club performs in showcase

Krithi Sundar., News Beat Reporter May 2, 2022

The Folklorico Club performed in a collective showcase on April 23. The theme of the recital was different nations in Latin America, and two to three dance pieces were performed in dedication to each country’s...

Doce años después de la consolidación, el programa ELD regresa a Los Altos

Doce años después de la consolidación, el programa ELD regresa a Los Altos

Sophia Smith, Traductor Apr 20, 2022

Pedro Alcazar, estudiante de segundo año y comisionado de desarrollo del idioma inglés en MVHS, dijo que el problema principal que enfrentan los estudiantes ELD en MVHS es el transporte. Algunos...

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