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Out of darkness walk raises awareness for suicide prevention

Out of darkness walk raises awareness for suicide prevention

Amelia Klingberg, News Beat March 25, 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week concluded with an Out of the Darkness walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention on Friday, March 18. Ambassadors, a leadership organization at MVHS that advocates for...

Less time and fewer questions: SAT moves to an online format

Less time and fewer questions: SAT moves to an online format

Gavin Lin February 11, 2022

On Jan. 25, the College Board announced that the SAT will be moving completely online starting in 2024. The three hour exam will be condensed into two hours, and reading passages will be shortened. The...

Culture week showcases diversity of student body through performances from Spartan Buddies, Ambassadors and the Folklorico class

Culture week showcases diversity of student body through performances from Spartan Buddies, Ambassadors and the Folklorico class

Derin Degerli January 28, 2022

From Jan. 24 to Jan 28,  ASB is hosting Culture Week, a week-long event that seeks to represent the diversity of the entire student body. The purpose of Culture Week is to show that MVHS is a place...

COVID protocol updated in principals newsletter

COVID protocol updated in principal’s newsletter

Nicole Wagenbrenner January 26, 2022

Quarantine Guidelines:  In a letter sent to students on Jan. 10, Principal Mike Jimenez announced that students and staff must adhere to the California Department of Public Health’s authorization...

Omicron variant sparks increase in COVID-19 district cases

Omicron variant sparks increase in COVID-19 district cases

Naina Srivastava January 9, 2022

The district experienced a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases following Winter Break, a surge mainly attributed to the highly transmittable Omicron variant. There are currently no plans for a virtual learning...

TEDx in photos: the 2022 event featured students and community members who are Parts of a Whole

TEDx in photos: the 2022 event featured students and community members who are Parts of a Whole

Katharine Tsang January 8, 2022

Student and guest speakers presented during TEDxMountainViewHighSchool, a day-long event full of activities, videos, and talks that were connected the 2022 theme, "Parts of a Whole." Presentations covered...

School replaces single-use plastic with reusable water bottles

School replaces single-use plastic with reusable water bottles

Nicole Wagenbrenner December 13, 2021

In early November, the school started giving students reusable plastic water bottles as part of free lunches in the cafeteria, minimizing single-use plastic.  According to Teri Faught, Associate...

Mind, body, soul: Ambassador’s Wellness Week sees record turnout despite past struggles for participation

Mind, body, soul: Ambassador’s Wellness Week sees record turnout despite past struggles for participation

Kevin Chien December 6, 2021

Last week, from Nov. 29 to Dec. 3, students gathered in the science quad at lunch to participate in various activities for the annual Wellness Week, organized by the Ambassadors Club’s wellness committee.  According...

Green Team works in the community to combat climate change

Green Team works in the community to combat climate change

Mira Kaiser December 6, 2021

Despite the school’s prioritization of sustainability with ongoing construction and reducing waste from school lunches, the MV Green Team club seeks to take it one step further.  According to...

COVID-19 protocol updated

COVID-19 protocol updated

Kevin Chien November 14, 2021

In the last week alone, there has been a spike of eight positive COVID-19 cases among MVLA students and staff, according to the MVLA COVID-19 Dashboard. However, there has been no evidence of a COVID-19...

Photos by Naina Strivastava

Photo story: students and teachers participate in dodgeball tournament

Naina Srivastava November 13, 2021

Teams lined up on their respective sides, ready to take on their opponents in a game of dodgeball. The winner of the week-long dodgeball tournament, hosted by ASB, played and won against a team of teachers...

Former district accountant Elvis Lopez promoted to Director of Fiscal Services

Former district accountant Elvis Lopez promoted to Director of Fiscal Services

Nicole Wagenbrenner November 8, 2021

Board Trustee Fiona Walter announced Elvis Lopez as the district’s new Director of Fiscal Services on Oct. 25.  “It is a pleasure becoming a director of fiscal services here at MVLA,” Lopez...

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