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Embracing the AI future: MVHS implements ChatGPT into the classroom

Ciara Ross, Print A&C Editor Sep 12, 2023

ChatGPT has been unblocked from the school’s Wi-Fi, despite students not having access to the AI website during the 2022-2023 school year over concerns that the website was being used by students to...

Construction update reveals plans for MVHSs future

Construction update reveals plans for MVHS’s future

Max Teleki, Print Sports Editor Sep 8, 2023

The ongoing construction in the 500 wing started in early June, and is expected to be finished around December, according to Associate Superintendent of Business Services Mike Mathiesen.  “If you...

Photo Story: Mountain View staff, teachers, and Ambassadors welcome parents for Back to School Night

Photo Story: Mountain View staff, teachers, and Ambassadors welcome parents for “Back to School Night”

Charlie Schwartz, Web News Editor Aug 24, 2023

Parents simulated a day in the life of their children by going from class to class, making sure not to be tardy. Teachers were able to have shortened periods of time presenting core aspects of their...

Photo story: Great America 2023 prom

Photo story: “Great America” 2023 prom

Ella Persky and Ciara Ross May 24, 2023

Students gathered at Great America on May 13 for the ASB-organized prom. Because the event was held at an amusement park, students could grab a churro and go on a few rides before moving to the dance floor...

Photo by Naina Srivastava.

Photo story: End of year rally kicks off spirit week

Naina, Co-editor-in-chief May 23, 2023

Students decked out in pink and white attire for the end of year rally Monday morning. The rally featured performances from Cheer, Dance Spectrum and the Japanese class, and the senior slideshow. Students...

Unionists and painters picket in response to low wages, demand a Project Labor Agreement

Ella Persky and Ethan Fey Mar 25, 2023

Painters contracted to work on the newly constructed buildings picketed in front of the school’s main entrance Friday morning in a labor action — a stoppage or shutdown of work — against D&D...

Photo by Charlie Schwartz

Student-led mental health panel discusses therapy, academic pressure

Charlie Schwartz, Print News Editor Mar 22, 2023

Students and school therapists shared experiences surrounding mental health at a student-led mental health panel last Wednesday. The event was held by the Ambassadors as part of Mental Health Awareness...

Out of the Darkness Walk raises awareness for suicide prevention

Out of the Darkness Walk raises awareness for suicide prevention

Naina Srivastava, Co-Editor-in-Chief Mar 18, 2023

Community members walked laps around the track to raise awareness for suicide prevention at the Out of the Darkness Walk on Friday. The event, hosted by Ambassadors in partnership with the American...

Photo by Katie Tsang.

Auxiliary Gym opens, Student Services Building in construction

Rowyn Arellano Guerrero, Staff Writer Feb 19, 2023

The Auxiliary Gym officially opened in January after more than six months of construction.  Over the next few months, Physical Education classes and after school sports practices will begin taking...

Photo story: Culture Week showcases diversity

Photo story: Culture Week showcases diversity

Naina Srivastava, Co-editor-in-chief Feb 6, 2023

Students dressed up in cultural attire, performed traditional dances, and shared foods from different cultures in Culture Week, which took place from Jan. 30 to Feb. 3. Culture Week kicked off with...

Photo by Naina Srivastava.

Spartan Spot offers students “safe space” to recharge and reconnect

Naina Srivastava, Co-Editor in Chief Feb 3, 2023

The Spartan Spot, a technology-free wellness space, is now open to all students during fifth, sixth, and seventh periods. The space — in room 508 — was previewed to teachers a month ago and opened...

Photo by Naina Srivastava

Meet the newest MVLA board member-elects

Siona Mohan, Print In-Depth Editor Dec 2, 2022

Thida Cornes, Esmeralda Ortiz, and incumbent Catherine Vonnegut were elected to the MVLA school board, and will be joining board members Dr. Phil Faillace and Sanjay Dave. Cornes, Ortiz, and Vonnegut will...

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