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Tasty Treats With Teachers: Road to the spotlight with Pancho Morris

Ethan Fey, Lead Video Director Oct 7, 2022

New drama teacher Pancho Morris is many things: an actor, a singer and a former MVHS student. In the latest episode of Tasty Treats With Teachers, Morris talks about his Hollywood red (green) carpet walk,...

Dr. Glazer explains recent changes on campus in press conference

Ethan Fey, Lead Video Director Sep 19, 2022

New principal Dr. Kip Glazer joined The Oracle for a press conference in August. Here’s what she had to say about recent changes, including the open campus, traffic guards, and free period stickers.

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,...

Caverns, Creatures and Clubs - DnD Club Feature

Caverns, Creatures and Clubs – DnD Club Feature

Alex Bentley, Videographer May 14, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5ZsSsByMew I sit down with the executives with the Dungeons and Dragons club, to find out what the club is all about.

Principals, Athletic directors, and long term substitutes: the complex process of hiring new staff

Principals, Athletic directors, and long term substitutes: the complex process of hiring new staff

Katie Tsang, Web News Editor Apr 3, 2022

The school has hired a new athletic director, found long-term substitute teachers for unpredictable staff absences, and started searching for a new principal since the beginning of the second semester....

Spartans win against Los Gatos in toe-to-toe boys varsity soccer game

Spartans win against Los Gatos in toe-to-toe boys varsity soccer game

Charles Schwartz Feb 4, 2022

Supporters lined up against the bleachers ready to watch MVHS Spartans v. Los Gatos Cats. The game started off slow but the Spartans eventually stole the show with a 2–0 victory. Each team struggled...

Omicron variant sparks increase in COVID-19 district cases

Omicron variant sparks increase in COVID-19 district cases

Naina Srivastava Jan 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

Katie Tsang Jan 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 Dec 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 Dec 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 Dec 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 Nov 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...

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