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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...

Photo by Naina Srivastava.

Photo story: Rally kicks off End of Year spirit week

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

Students decked out in pink and white attire for the first day of the End of Year spirit week, and filled the gym bleachers to attend the End of Year Rally yesterday morning. The rally featured a relay...

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...

Photo by Ella Persky

New attendance policy works to prevent absenteeism

Ella Persky and Derin Degerli Dec 1, 2022

The school began piloting a new attendance policy earlier this month to combat absenteeism.  The policy has  four tiers of intervention, according to a Nov. 14 schoolwide email. The first tier goes...

Photo by Naina Srivastava

Community expresses concern over bathroom passes

Dayva Hartlin, Staff Writer Nov 16, 2022

When junior Noah Waxman had to use the bathroom during class and was asked to take a bright yellow bathroom pass with him, he had a lot of questions: For one, what purpose did the passes even have? In...

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