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Editorial: In defense of the post-grad map

Editorial: In defense of the post-grad map

Oracle Staff May 20, 2022

Each year, The Oracle publishes a graduation map with a list of seniors’ schools and future plans categorized by location in its final issue. The map is supposed to represent the diversity of the school’s...

ELD Students Deserve Better: A Reform in School Transportation Is Necessary

Oracle Staff Jan 7, 2022

Every day after school, students line up in the front parking lot, waiting for buses, their sole source of transportation to and from campus. Approximately 70 of these students are enrolled in the school’s...

Stop talking, start acting

Stop talking, start acting

Oracle Staff May 13, 2021

The editorial published in the Edition of the Oracle sent out to subscribers on May 19 is a misprint. The following is the most updated version of the editorial and represents the opinion of the Oracle...

Editorial: Distance learning successes and our suggestions for the future

Editorial: Distance learning successes and our suggestions for the future

Oracle Staff May 10, 2020

The inherent difficulties that have arisen in the wake of COVID-19 are numerous, and we commend the district for their adaptability, especially as suggestions and instructions from national and statewide...

La Semana de Asesoría debe incluir más voces de estudiantes

La Semana de Asesoría debe incluir más voces de estudiantes

Oracle Staff Feb 27, 2019

Este año, la administración de la escuela realizó cambios en la Semana de Asesoría en un esfuerzo por hacerlo un proceso más informativo y en profundidad para la selección de cursos de los estudiantes....

Editorial: Advisory Week should include more student voices

Editorial: Advisory Week should include more student voices

Oracle Staff Feb 27, 2019

This year, school administration made changes to Advisory Week in an effort to make it a more informative and in-depth process for student course selection. We commend these changes as they will help...

As of 7:50 pm, November 16, weather underground reported an air quality index of 195 in Mountain View, putting the air quality in the unhealthy range. Aerial footage from above MVHS shows severity of the pollution. Photo by Mateo Kaiser

Editorial: Clearing the air

Oracle Staff Dec 11, 2018

This article was originally published in the 12/7 issue of the Oracle When the Camp Wildfire that devastated Northern California shrouded the Bay Area in smoke, the district was inadequately prepared...

Documenting our support for the undocumented community

Documenting our support for the undocumented community

Feb 17, 2017

Article by the Oracle Editorial Board Lea la versión en Español aquí.  In response to President Donald Trump’s deportation pledges, the University of California and California State University...

Documentado nuestro apoyo a los estudiantes indocumentados

Documentado nuestro apoyo a los estudiantes indocumentados

Feb 17, 2017

Artículo del Consejo Editorial de Oracle Read the English version here.  En respuesta a las promesas de deportación del presidente Donald Trump, la Universidad de California y el sistema de la...

Embracing discomfort, maintaining safety

Embracing discomfort, maintaining safety

Dec 9, 2016

History classes often discuss politics and religion, English classes define race, and Health students learn about sex. These topics are labeled as “uncomfortable,” but are vital to discuss as long...

Encouraging diversity of thought

Encouraging diversity of thought

Oct 28, 2016

At MVHS, liberal and moderate perspectives outnumber conservative ones by a large margin, according to a poll conducted by the MVHS Oracle. This isn’t surprising in a state like California, where both...

El dilema falso del rigor y inclusión

Sep 23, 2016

Diversidad es difícil de conseguir en clases de honores o clases AP. Año tras año, las estadísticas muestran que las minorías, particularmente Latinos, están subrepresentadas en muchas de estas clases....

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