The Bar-On Brief: Many surveys, few results

The Bar-On Brief: Many surveys, few results More data is always good, an FUHSD representative told the leadership class earlier this year when he spoke about the student wellness survey that was sent out last year. Kindly, I disagree. More data is, quite simply, just more data. The question of the year involves “student wellness.” … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Many surveys, few results

The Bar-On Brief: A chance for class candidates to amplify their voice

The Bar-On Brief: A chance for class candidates to amplify their voice Seventy-four students attended the class elections informational meeting earlier this week. That signifies that 74 students from three classes, excluding next year’s freshman class, are considering class office. Students who commit to running will turn in a form with their signatures and teacher … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: A chance for class candidates to amplify their voice

MVHS girls soccer team wins national honor

MVHS girls soccer team wins national honor  by Shauli Bar-On / Mountain View Voice Mountain View High School's Spartans girls soccer team won the CCS division title in March. Courtesy of Renee Remsberg/MVHS Oracle A historic Central Coast Section championship for the Mountain View High School girls' soccer team just got better. The team, along … Continue reading MVHS girls soccer team wins national honor

Google boosts ties with Howard University

Google boosts ties with Howard University by Shauli Bar-On Aspiring computer science students from Howard University, a historically black college, will have the opportunity to work and study at one of the most prominent tech companies in the world. A select group of students will spend the summer at Google's Mountain View headquarters thanks to … Continue reading Google boosts ties with Howard University

The Bar-On Brief: California’s poor teacher recruitment plan

The Bar-On Brief: California’s poor teacher recruitment plan What is stronger than Hercules and impossible to get rid of like a stain of bleach? If you answered with “the teacher’s union,” you are correct. The California legislature is in the process of debating a bill, Senate Bill (SB) 807, that would excuse teachers from paying … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: California’s poor teacher recruitment plan

Former Epitaph adviser wins highest journalism honor

Former Epitaph adviser wins highest journalism honor Nick Ferentinos honored at JEA convention in Seattle Adviser Natalie Owsley presents the Carl Towley award to Dina Ferentinos. Photo courtesy of Edmund Kwong By Noor Baig and Shauli Bar-On April 9, 2017 The Journalism Education Association (JEA) posthumously awarded former Epitaph adviser Nick Ferentinos the Carl Towley … Continue reading Former Epitaph adviser wins highest journalism honor

The Bar-On Brief: Apr. 3 lockdown — a reality check

The Bar-On Brief: Apr. 3 lockdown — a reality check Ajoke of an alarm goes off, and everyone in the cafeteria goes silent. Suddenly, a mad rush of students crosses the quad. “I thought either something is up or someone’s selling free ice cream,” one of my teachers said, reflecting on the set of events. … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Apr. 3 lockdown — a reality check

Developing: HHS campus on lockdown during lunch

Developing: HHS campus on lockdown during lunch Photo by Shauli Bar-On By Shauli Bar-On April 3, 2017 The HHS campus when on lockdown toward the end of lunch after a loudspeaker announcement said, "this is a lockdown." An alleged case of domestic violence took place behind the 7-11 store nearby, and a man was arrested by … Continue reading Developing: HHS campus on lockdown during lunch

New hire at Second Harvest

Community briefs  New hire at Second Harvest Cat Cvengros packed her belongings and relocated to the Silicon Valley, ready to serve a larger population and combat a problem bigger than she ever fought against: hunger. The Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties hired Cvengros as the new VP of Development … Continue reading New hire at Second Harvest