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Back to School Rally 2022-2023

Back to School Rally 2022-2023

Alex Bentley, Lead Video Producer Aug 17, 2022

Students decked out in yellow, green, purple, and blue gathered in the gym Monday in MVHS’s Olympics-themed spirit week rally. The rally featured  competitions between, a cheer routine,...

From the Bay Area to Spain: Dance Spectrum presents “Destination Dance” showcase

From the Bay Area to Spain: Dance Spectrum presents “Destination Dance” showcase

Myesha Phukan, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

Swirling skirts, hip-hop choreography, and more took center stage at Dance Spectrum’s “Destination Dance” Showcase. Held in person for the first time in three years at Foothill College’s Smithwick...

Photo by Krithi Sundar.

Photo story: Folklorico Club performs in showcase

Krithi Sundar., News Beat Reporter May 2, 2022

The Folklorico Club performed in a collective showcase on April 23. The theme of the recital was different nations in Latin America, and two to three dance pieces were performed in dedication to each country’s...

Courtesy of Barrett.

Technique en pointe: Barrett’s decade-long dance journey

Sydney Fung, Staff Writer Mar 6, 2022

At eleven years old, Luke Barrett’s ballet teacher teaches him a skill more challenging than anything he’s ever done before. It’s a 540 jump – three full rotations in the air, landing back on the...

Photos by Katharine Tsang

Homecoming plans adapt to COVID-19 regulations

Krithi Sundar Oct 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...

Meet this years Homecoming Court nominees

Meet this year’s Homecoming Court nominees

Ella Haney-Foulds Oct 6, 2021

Each year, seniors are nominated for homecoming court by peers and teachers. Out of the sixteen seniors, two winners will be announced at the football game on Friday, after students vote for their favorite...

Prom coordinators forced to adapt to COVID-19 regulations while hoping to achieve end of year normalcy

Prom coordinators forced to adapt to COVID-19 regulations while hoping to achieve end of year normalcy

Kevin Chien Jun 1, 2021

With COVID-19 rates decreasing at a promising rate in Santa Clara County, the annual Prom dance was held Saturday, May 15. However, due to the existing COVID-19 regulations, considerable changes were...

Performing arts classes work out endless logistics as students return to campus

Performing arts classes work out endless logistics as students return to campus

Mira Kaiser Apr 20, 2021

As the school prepares to move forward with phase two of the plan to return to school in a hybrid system on April 19, teachers and administration are juggling an endless list of logistics. Performing...

From social dist-dancing to engineering face shields, hands-on classes forced to get creative during shelter-in-place

From social dist-dancing to engineering face shields, hands-on classes forced to get creative during shelter-in-place

Carly Heltzel May 12, 2020

While conventional classes have a variety of issues to overcome with online distance learning, unorthodox courses, including engineering, performing arts, and Freestyle Academy, have been forced to get...

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