The Viewer

Dash for Doctors cancelled

Alistair Tang, Online Managing Editor

April 9, 2015


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Written about on the front page of the latest Viewer issue, the National Honor Society “Dash for Doctors” 5K has been cancelled. The host of the event, JingJing Zhu, attributes the cancellation to “complications [that] have arisen very recently with reserving the space at Normandale Lake Park...

Diversity Council hosts the annual Cultural Explosion

Kofo Mustapha, staff reporter

April 9, 2015


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The Cultural Explosion is a time for friends to hang out and get to know the other countries around the world a bit better. It’s run by members of the Diversity Council, and all MVHS students are able to participate and host their own booth. They are able to work with with friends or by themselves,...

World War Two veteran visits APUSH classes

Amber Zhao, staff reporter

April 2, 2015


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On Tuesday, March 24, WWII veteran Joe Kovar visited Alex Hinseth’s 10th grade APUSH students to speak about his experiences in the war. The presentation was set to coincide with the end of the students’ history unit on WWII. “I was hoping that students would have a more authentic, accurate picture...

Speech Team wins sections

Emily Moses, staff reporter

April 2, 2015


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Beating Roseville on March 25 was a long-awaited success for the Mounds View Speech Team. The team will also be sending a large group of members to state.   Students who placed first in their categories include: Lisa Reimann, Emily Su, and Isabel Bailey-Seiler. Students who placed second and third in th...

Library renovations to include a coffee shop

Library renovations to include a coffee shop

Amber Zhao, staff reporter

March 26, 2015


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Everyone who has an Instagram knows this shot all too well. The classic coffeehouse picture of a book and hot drink covered with the Inkwell filter to create a perfect vintage look. Now imagine those pictures in a completely new setting: the Mounds View library. Breaking all the rules of no food or...

Orchestra travels to California during spring break

Aaron Voiovich, staff reporter

March 26, 2015


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This year over spring break the Mounds View orchestra will be traveling to Los Angeles and San Diego. Roughly 20 juniors and seniors will be traveling to California to play two concerts over the course of several days. One of these concerts will be held at the University of San Diego, an illustrious...

MV Science Olympiad wins state

Daniel Yong, staff reporter

March 11, 2015


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On March 7, 2015, 30 teams from around the state gathered at Bethel University to compete in the state Science Olympiad competition for a chance to advance on to the national tournament in Lincoln, Nebraska.   Only first place gets to move on. For the fifth year in a row, Mounds View’s varsity Sc...

National Sleep Awareness Week is March 2-8

Samuel Kwong, staff reporter

March 11, 2015


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With less than a week before the huge influx of tests prior to spring break, it seems a rather ironic time for National Sleep Awareness Week.  Running from March 2 to 8, it is an annual public service announcement to remind people to get more sleep, which is as most know, a rather difficult task to...

Dance championship marred by controversy

Dance championship marred by controversy

Nina Bertelsen, business manager

March 3, 2015


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As teams like the Mounds View Viewettes were preparing to dance at the state tournament, the Faribault Emeralds dance team was under scrutiny, being investigated for possible plagiarism. Although the team was officially cleared, the accusations followed them into the tournament and ultimately caused...

Muslim students find their place at Mounds View

Muslim students find their place at Mounds View

Furqan Syed, staff reporter

March 3, 2015


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In a sea of heads in the Mounds View hallway, a black headscarf stands out from the glossy heads of hair. Mandhara Madow, 11, comes to school every day with a Muslim identity. “Being different where the majority fail to understand our differences is hard. Unfortunately, people tend to follow everything...

Valentine Hills introduces Technology Fair

Sarah Conrad, staff reporter

March 3, 2015


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On February 26, at Valentine Hills Elementary School, fifth grade students were working on a new project introduced to the school. The project is called the Technology Fair. For the fair, students were required to create a webpage unique to the students’ interests. This includes a wide variety of...

Bake sale fundraises for prom

Jordan Counihan, staff reporter

February 26, 2015


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This Tuesday, Feb. 24, the Mounds View Student Council held a bake sale in an effort to raise funds for prom.   They sold cupcakes, cookies, brownies, and muffins and other goodies including Nellerbee’s Cupcakes.  Each snack was $1 and all together the Student Council raised over $250 for prom...

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