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Photo story: MVHS hosts annual art show

Photo story: MVHS hosts annual art show

David Henri, Web Sports Editor Apr 26, 2024

The MVHS Student Art Show was on display from Apr. 15 through Apr. 25. Spartans visited the library to view pieces created by MVHS art class students using mixed forms of media including paint, pencils,...

Photo by Carter Nishi.

Embracing the AI future: MVHS implements ChatGPT into the classroom

Ciara Ross, Print A&C Editor Sep 12, 2023

ChatGPT has been unblocked from the school’s Wi-Fi, despite students not having access to the AI website during the 2022-2023 school year over concerns that the website was being used by students to...

Photo story: Great America 2023 prom

Photo story: “Great America” 2023 prom

Ella Persky and Ciara Ross May 24, 2023

Students gathered at Great America on May 13 for the ASB-organized prom. Because the event was held at an amusement park, students could grab a churro and go on a few rides before moving to the dance floor...

Little Shop of Horrors takes center stage as revival of the school’s musical

Stephen Messner, Videographer May 12, 2023

The school's latest musical production of "Little Shop of Horrors" is discussed by theater director Mr. Morris, actors Josh Hackworth and Saumya Anand, and streaming technician Trent McCauley. They share...

Making a splash: Students dive into Battle of the Classes

Stephen Messner and Olivia Bocchieri May 5, 2023

Liam Barrett, Mira Brown, Tyler Norris, and others share their feelings and excitement about MVHS 2023 Battle of the Classes.

Unionists and painters picket in response to low wages, demand a Project Labor Agreement

Ella Persky and Ethan Fey Mar 25, 2023

Painters contracted to work on the newly constructed buildings picketed in front of the school’s main entrance Friday morning in a labor action — a stoppage or shutdown of work — against D&D...

Oracle Tries: A Taste of the Pastries in Castro’s Bakery Crawl

Ethan Fey, Lead Video Director Mar 13, 2023

We hear from Oracle members, Ella Persky, Myesha Phukan and Ethan Fey about the different bakeries in downtown Mountain View on Castro street. They order food from three different bakeries, Hong Kong Bakery,...

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....

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