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Dr. Glazer explains recent changes on campus in press conference

Ethan Fey, Lead Video Director September 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 August 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.

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...

Battle of the class week overview: what events will take place

Battle of the class week overview: what events will take place

Sophia Sasaki, Print Sports Editor March 28, 2022

The fourth annual Battle of the Classes put on by ASB is being held from March 28th to April 1st, where students can participate in lunchtime events and attend a rally to win points for their grade. Additionally,...

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...

Theatre concludes its third and final showing of Radium Girls

Theatre concludes its third and final showing of Radium Girls

Jackson Cummings, Web Sports Editor March 16, 2022

By licking their radium-tipped paint brushes a hundred times each day, many factory workers unknowingly died from excessive radium exposure in the 1920s. The Spartan Theater Company recently performed...

BSU shares how they celebrated Black History Month

BSU shares how they celebrated Black History Month

Ella Persky, Staff Writer March 2, 2022

The Black Student Union reformed this school year, after a year-long hiatus due to distance learning, and is back on track!  Co-President and senior Lydie Kizungu said that she decided to bring back...

Less time and fewer questions: SAT moves to an online format

Less time and fewer questions: SAT moves to an online format

Gavin Lin February 11, 2022

On Jan. 25, the College Board announced that the SAT will be moving completely online starting in 2024. The three hour exam will be condensed into two hours, and reading passages will be shortened. The...

The eyes have it: self-expression above the mask

The eyes have it: self-expression above the mask

Sydney Fung February 4, 2022

As the indoor mask mandate in California persists, we spoke to students about how they use makeup to express the features above their masks: their eyes. Senior Francesca Finch “A look that I’ve...

Culture week showcases diversity of student body through performances from Spartan Buddies, Ambassadors and the Folklorico class

Culture week showcases diversity of student body through performances from Spartan Buddies, Ambassadors and the Folklorico class

Derin Degerli January 28, 2022

From Jan. 24 to Jan 28,  ASB is hosting Culture Week, a week-long event that seeks to represent the diversity of the entire student body. The purpose of Culture Week is to show that MVHS is a place...

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...

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