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MV students experience ammunition plant revamp

MV students experience ammunition plant revamp

Emily Moses, Features Editor

October 7, 2015


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Shifting away from a past filled with contamination and explosives, the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) has made plans to move in a brighter and greener direction.

System.out.println(“Coding Class 2015”);

System.out.println(“Coding Class 2015”);

Sam Kwong, Spread Editor

September 21, 2015


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The long-awaited coding opportunity has finally loaded up at Mounds View High School; the information age is here.

Viewer named 2015 National Pacemaker Finalist

Viewer named 2015 National Pacemaker Finalist

Alex Jiang, Online Editor-In-Chief

September 17, 2015


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The Mounds View Viewer has been a school treasure since its inception several decades ago. Now, it’s vying to be a nationally-proclaimed one as well.

Library revamp provides something for all

Library revamp provides something for all

Emily Ruan, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2015


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“My vision was to create a place where kids could be themselves. They could let their hair down… and feel that it was a place for them."

Parking lot changes planned for next year

Daniel Yong, staff reporter

April 30, 2015


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For the many Mounds View students who don’t take the bus to school, the pain of being stuck in a long line of cars is all too familiar. Each morning, between 7:15 a.m. and 7:25 a.m., a blockage forms as parents rush to drop off their kids and go about their day. A proposed parking lot change aims to...

Mounds View Speech Team attends state competition

Alex Jiang, staff reporter

April 30, 2015


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After a year of trials and tribulations, everything comes to a close in a final showdown; this is true for any activity. The Mounds View Speech Team experienced their climactic finish at the state meet on Saturday, April 18. Throughout the year, the members of the Speech Team showcase their talents...

Sociology students attend lecture given by prisoners

Emily Moses, staff reporter

April 23, 2015


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On Friday April 10, Sociology students attended a lecture given on life in prison - from prisoners themselves. Two inmates, Tim and Jeremy, from the Minnesota Department of Corrections facility located in Lino Lakes, spoke about their experiences and lessons learned.   Both of the inmates realize that they ...

NBA player visits freshman economics classes

Taylor Graw, staff reporter

April 23, 2015


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On Tuesday, April 21 NBA player Cole Aldrich visited Mounds View to give a speech to freshman economics students about economics in sports and his life while playing for the New York Knicks.   Aldrich, who is an impressive 6ft 11in tall, started off by describing income based on residency. “Whe...

Fidgety Fairy Tales aids kids with mental disorders

Amber Zhao, staff reporter

April 15, 2015


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Anxiety, aspergers, autism. These are all mental health disorders that affect a number of people in the world. Perhaps the most challenging part of living with these conditions is the inability to communicate with peers. That’s where Fidgety Fairy Tales comes in. In partnership with the Minnesota...

8th graders visit Mounds View

Kevin Sabeti-Oseid, staff reporter

April 15, 2015


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8th graders from Chippewa and Highview attended Mounds View for a day dedicated to making them feel more comfortable in their soon-to-be school. Run by the Mounds View Mentor program, seniors helped 8th graders acclimate to their new surroundings. “We started off with a talk in the auditorium with...

Econ Challenge wins first place at state

Econ Challenge wins first place at state

Daniel Yong, staff reporter

April 14, 2015


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On April 7, Mounds View’s AP Econ Challenge team took first at the state Econ Challenge competition. The competition, which took place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, brought together six teams from around the state to compete for a chance to move on to the national competition. The competition...

Student Council hosts “couples competition”

Jordan Counihan, staff reporter

April 14, 2015


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This past Friday, April 10, Mounds View Student Council held its first ever “couples competition” in order to raise funds for prom. Couples competed for three prom-related prizes, a free set of tickets, free tux rental, and a corsage boutonniere set. Couples completed six tasks: a dance off, two...

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