Cougars in the news 2021 - 2022
Won a Silver medal for the U-15 Girls' Team Event at the US Open championships for Table Tennis. The event took place at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas on Dec. 17-21s
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Sneha Revanur to represent California in the 60th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP), which is sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. KRON News segment
Sneha Revanur is a senior at Evergreen Valley High School in the East Side Union High School District and serves as a student member of the Santa Clara County Office of Education Youth Advisory Group Core Advocacy Team, where she represents her peers in mental health-related policymaking discussions. She is the founder and President of Encode Justice, a youth-led organization mobilizing 300-plus students in 25 countries for human rights in the age of artificial intelligence, and a criminal justice lead of the High School Democrats of America’s National Issue Advocacy Committee. She is the only high school student with the Systemic Justice Project at Harvard Law School’s Justice Initiative, a partnership between Harvard and Howard to elevate social justice in legal education. Her awards include the Princeton Prize in Race Relations and an American Voices Medal nomination from Scholastic. Sneha plans to pursue tech science in college followed by law school with a desire to create a branch of civil rights litigation dedicated to redressing algorithm-driven discrimination and eventually running for office focusing on a platform that empowers the working class and advances racial, social, and economic justice.
Sneha will receive a $10,000 scholarship and participate in Washington Week Online, an interactive experience, from March 5–10, 2022.
EVPC Wins Coding Competition
EVHS's Programming Club (EVPC) participated in a Coding Competition in which the 30 participants solved 15 questions of varying difficulty from last Wednesday, November 10th, to Sunday, November 14th.
Fiesta Forever '21
EVHS PTSA & LSU's annual Fiesta Forever Fundraiser was a great success! The Latinx Student Union(LSU) team took care of all the event arrangements under the guidance of Mr. Gonzalez and Ms. Reyes.
Extra thank you to Mr. Kleckner, Ms. Mohan, Mr. Boostani, our school staff and custodial team, our EVHS Parents and Student volunteers, and the larger Evergreen community for helping us organize the event successfully.
EVHS students enjoyed their annual Halloween Bash on October 29th.
Shivam Pathak & Steven LUO
Congratulations to Shivam and Steven! They are two of only 335 students (amounting to just 0.29% of 2021 AP Computer Science Principles Exam takers) from around the world to earn every point possible on this challenging, college-level examination.
We applaud your mastery of the content and skills of this AP course and wish you many future successes.
NIVEDITA L. SANGHAVI
Nivedita has received the President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) once again this year.
This is her 3rd PVSA in a row!
Cougars in the news 2020 - 2021
Shreyaa Karan received an Honorable Mention Award for the project "Cranial Hemorrhage - Sectionalization & Ascertaining the Non-Contrast CT Scans using Deep Learning" at the 2021 Synopsys Science Fair Championship from the Santa Clara Valley Science and Engineering Fair Association (SCVSEFA). In addition to this, she received a Special Award from the Yale Science and Engineering Association for her project. This award is given to the most outstanding 11th grade student at the Synopsys Science Fair whose project lies in the field of Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or Chemistry.
5 EVHS PTSA students earned the Distinguished Presidential Service Award this year!
Congratulations to Sneha Revanur
Winner of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations for 2021, representing the Bay Area for her work work on Encode Justice
Harriet and Annabel Gensler participated in the Marian Filice Youth Piano Competition at Gavilan College and won 1st and 2nd place and received $800. They donated that money to the Bill Wilson Center
Kaylyn Phan, Affiliate Winner
Jessica Qu, Affiliate Rising Star
Anushka Sheth, Affiliate Honorable Mention
have earned an NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC).
The Bay Area Affiliate of the AiC selects 70 winners from a pool of 234 applications covering 13 Bay Area counties.
Congratulations to HIRAL MEHTA for earning the 2020 Presidential Volunteer Service Award!
Congratulations to CLAIRE ZHU for earning the 2020 Presidential Volunteer Service Award!
Congratulations to NIVEDITA L. SANGHAVI for earning the 2020 Presidential Volunteer Service Award!
EVHS's Science Olympiad team, as part of Science and Tech Club has virtually attended a number of national invitational competitions, some numbering over 150 teams in size, and brought home impressive results.
Mr. Ortiz's Spanish I project, a newspaper, in Spanish, called La Voz.
La Voz in English means "The Voice"
Students can publish their opinions about the world and practice their Spanish at the same time.
Please enjoy our first edition of la Voz
Congratulations! William Kimani!
William has been selected to receive an engraved bronze Distinguished Finalist medallion in The 2021 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for outstanding volunteer work! He was chosen by state-level judges as one of the top CA runners-up in this year’s program.
This is a great honor for William and for EVHS.
Way to Go William!
EV's Raymond Tran was selected to participate in the Stanford Earth Young Investigators Biodiversity program this summer!
Urja Gathoo published her first novel, "The Earth & the Skye" through Amazon.
The book is about Gun Violence incidences in schools and the effects of those directly/indirectly affected by it.
"A school shooting. Seven bullets. Seven dead. One twin alive, the other gone. A little over four months later, after politicians have stopped using her pain as their personal weapons after the world has moved on and the news cycle has forgotten, fifteen-year-old Skye Donovan is struggling to glue together the shattered remains of her life and let go of her twin, who had been her everything."
EV's Shreya Vinjamuri and teammates Isabella Hochschild and Aarushi Choudhary created the Buddi app this summer. They won second place in the Information and Coping Tools division of the COVIDathon challenge.