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From a radio show host to an actor to a teacher: Perez’s teaching journey comes to an end

From a radio show host to an actor to a teacher: Perez’s teaching journey comes to an end

Myesha Phukan, Staff Writer May 23, 2022

Current English teacher Hector Perez chased his seemingly wild fantasies after finishing high school: he hosted a radio show, became a columnist, tried stand-up comedy, and entertained audiences with his...

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.

From seed to sale: Life Skills class grows and sells succulents

From seed to sale: Life Skills class grows and sells succulents

Natalie Arbatman, Editor-In-Chief March 21, 2022

Selling 90 succulents in just three days, Life Skills students spent months growing their succulents from the seed, culminating in their sale around campus last week.  The money from the sales helps...

Quarantine diaries: students reflect on lockdown

Quarantine diaries: students’ reflect on lockdown

Olivia Velasco February 9, 2022

With the upsurge of COVID-19 cases in the past month, we interviewed spartans about their experiences in quarantine. Courtesy of Raman. “I watched lots of TV and I would FaceTime friends a lot....

Omicron variant sparks increase in COVID-19 district cases

Omicron variant sparks increase in COVID-19 district cases

Naina Srivastava January 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

Katharine Tsang January 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...

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 December 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 December 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 November 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...

Photos by Naina Strivastava

Photo story: students and teachers participate in dodgeball tournament

Naina Srivastava November 13, 2021

Teams lined up on their respective sides, ready to take on their opponents in a game of dodgeball. The winner of the week-long dodgeball tournament, hosted by ASB, played and won against a team of teachers...

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

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