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Mays Musical Melodies: A review of the newest album drops

May’s Musical Melodies: A review of the newest album drops

Mitchell Eng, Graphics Editor & Business Manager May 23, 2024

At Filoli Gardens gift shop, Jefferson Salguero Argueta, from El Salvador, purchased a rose plant to add to his mother’s garden collection.

A Visit to Filoli Gardens

Lara Leon, Staff Writer May 21, 2024

On Friday, May 10, Mountain View High School's ELD students traveled to Filoli Historical Gardens in San Jose. Students toured the estate, and collected fresh fruits and vegetables to prepare and taste....

Prom 2024: A Night in New York City

Prom 2024: A Night in New York City

Lara Leon and Meena Nandela May 20, 2024

Prom was held Saturday night at the Doubletree Hilton in San Jose. Juniors and seniors, dressed up in suits and gowns, danced throughout the night to the theme, "A Night in New York City."

Photo story: Behind the scenes of Dance Spectrums spring showcase

Photo story: Behind the scenes of Dance Spectrum’s spring showcase

Ava Li, Web Features Editor May 19, 2024

MVHS's Dance Spectrum performed their student-choreographed pieces to sold-out audiences on three nights, from May 2-4. The theme this year was "Digital Get Down," featuring songs like "I'm Just Ken"...

Courtesy of Addy Kopp.

Building a greener future: Green Team hosts Earth week

Myesha Phukan, In-Depth Editor May 1, 2024

Walking through the Science Quad on Thursday, Apr. 25, one would’ve seen students artfully adding to an Earth day mural with brightly colored chalk, while answering trivia questions related to the...

Photo story: Ambassadors host music festival themed Spartans PAUSE

Photo story: Ambassadors host music festival themed Spartans PAUSE

Cameron Fung and Max Teleki Apr 30, 2024

MVHS Ambassadors' wellness committee put on a music festival themed Spartans PAUSE Friday, Apr. 26. The event featured performances by MVHS’s own rapper, senior Lil Tommazi, and DJ, junior Jaz Livnat....

Aprils soundtracks: A review of the latest album releases

April’s soundtracks: A review of the latest album releases

Mitchell Eng, Graphics Editor & Business Manager Apr 26, 2024

Photo story: MVHS hosts annual art show

Photo story: MVHS hosts annual art show

David Henri, Web Sports Editor Apr 26, 2024

The MVHS Student Art Show was on display from Apr. 15 through Apr. 25. Spartans visited the library to view pieces created by MVHS art class students using mixed forms of media including paint, pencils,...

Photo story: MVHS musical performed to sellout crowds

Photo story: MVHS musical performed to sellout crowds

Carter Nishi, Photo Editor & Business Manager Mar 20, 2024

The MVHS Theater Department, alongside dance, band and choir performed “High School Musical'' from March 14 to 16, with sellout crowds in the final two performances. The musical featured senior...

Courtesy of Karen Chien

From studio to spotlight: Chien’s journey through dance

Alexander Xu, Staff Writer Mar 19, 2024

From the very beginning, sophomore Karen Chien has always loved to dance. In fact, her passion originated so long ago that she does not even remember how she started dancing at the tender age of three...

Inheriting privilege: A closer examination of legacy and affirmative action policies on societal inequities

Inheriting privilege: A closer examination of legacy and affirmative action policies on societal inequities

  This article was originally published in a print edition of the Oracle in February 2024.  On June 29 last year, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that race-conscious college...

Lying, bending the truth, or gaslighting: The dangers that misinformation and disinformation pose to society

“Lying, bending the truth, or gaslighting”: The dangers that misinformation and disinformation pose to society

This article was originally published in a print edition of the Oracle in December 2023.  The COVID-19 pandemic. Climate change. The 2020 presidential election. The Israel-Hamas war. These distinct...

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