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Student Advisory Board gives high schoolers a voice in government

Student Advisory Board gives high schoolers a voice in government

Krithi Sundar November 4, 2021

The Student Advisory Board, created by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo in 1993, allows high school students that live in the 18th congressional district to discuss policy making and potentially share their proposals...

Photos by Naina Srivastava

Photo story: Halloween costumes

Naina Srivastava October 31, 2021

Hallways were overtaken with an array of monsters, animals, and characters as students and teachers showcased their creativity with their Halloween costumes on Friday, Oct. 29. Photos by Naina Srivastava

Iwata Exchange Program cancelled

Iwata Exchange Program cancelled

Krithi Sundar October 30, 2021

Nicole Higley, the Iwata Exchange Program advisor, confirmed on Oct. 25 that the trip to Iwata Minami High School in Japan has been cancelled.  The Iwata Exchange Program gives students an opportunity...

Photos by Naina Strivastava

Anything-but-a-backpack spirit day fills campus with coolers, pet carriers, and laundry baskets

Naina Srivastava October 27, 2021

Students shed their backpacks in favor of household items for this Wednesday’s anything-but-a-backpack spirit day. While many took the safer route and turned to tote bags, others opted for more extravagant...

Threat of violence on campus

Threat of violence on campus

Oracle Staff October 25, 2021

Administration sent an email to MVHS parents at 1:50 pm regarding a threat of violence on campus. The email states as follows: Dear MVHS Community, This morning we received a threat of violence...

Academic Peers Program aims to create an inclusive classroom environment

Academic Peers Program aims to create an inclusive classroom environment

Siona Mohan October 20, 2021

The Academic Peers Program is a new initiative that seeks to encourage a welcoming and supportive classroom atmosphere. Once the program is implemented, there will be a designated “academic peer”...

Photos by Katharine Tsang

Homecoming plans adapt to COVID-19 regulations

Krithi Sundar October 13, 2021

Homecoming 2021, the first significant all grades and in-person event since the pandemic, was hosted on Oct. 9 on the lacrosse field. Due to regulations set by the district and administration, many common...

On campus PSAT/SAT tests offered to students

On campus PSAT/SAT tests offered to students

Amelia Klingberg October 12, 2021

Students are taking either the PSAT or SAT on Oct. 13, provided and hosted by MVHS.   The pandemic disrupted much of the PSAT and SAT process. Testing sessions were canceled to follow COVID guidelines,...

Archer Date, Philip Dworkin, and Hannia Gomez Diaz announced Homecoming royalty

Archer Date, Philip Dworkin, and Hannia Gomez Diaz announced Homecoming royalty

Amelia Klingberg October 11, 2021

Three members of Homecoming court were crowned royalty in a shocking tie in the votes during Friday night’s Homecoming football game. Archer Date, Philip Dworkin, and Hannia Gomez Diaz were announced...

Students and staff celebrate homecoming spirit week

Students and staff celebrate homecoming spirit week

Siona Mohan October 10, 2021

The campus was covered in students wearing cowboy hats, pajama pants, and 80s-style tie dye from Oct. 4 to Oct. 7 to celebrate Homecoming spirit week. Each day had its own theme including neon Monday,...

Students register to become future voters with guidance from school

Students register to become future voters with guidance from school

Naina Srivastava October 1, 2021

On Sept. 27, history teachers set aside time for students to register and pre-register as voters in class. This effort was put together by the League of Women Voters in anticipation of the National Voter...

District creates air quality guidelines

District creates air quality guidelines

Mira Kaiser September 30, 2021

With the reality of imminent fire danger and smoke pollution each year, the district has attempted to outline guidelines for smoother steps to keep students safe in future cases of poor air quality. On...

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