Garv Virginkar

Garv Virginkar, Alum

Garv worked for the Post from December 2020 to June 2021 as a sophomore at Los Altos High School. Garv served as a general assignment reporter, producing human-interest stories.


COVID-19 Updates: California mandates universal masking in schools, diverging from CDC guidance

Saturday, July 17: California mandates universal masking in schools, diverging from CDC guidance Students in California will have to wear masks until at least early November, the California Department of Public Health said on July 12. The CDPH’s policy diverges from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation made three days prior, which said…

CIF reverses, allows athletes to participate in same-season club and school sports

STORY BY GARV VIRGINKAR, PHOTO BY GIL RUBINSTEIN Note: At the moment, Santa Clara County cohorting restrictions still prohibit participation on multiple teams. The California Interscholastic Federation has reinstated its waiver of Bylaw 600-605, allowing student athletes to participate in both school and club sports through the same season. This latest development, according to the…

CIF bars athletes from playing same-season club and school sports

STORY BY GARV VIRGINKAR, PHOTO BY TOMOKI CHIEN Student athletes will no longer be able to participate in both school and club sports over the same season, following a decision from the California Interscholastic Federation to re-enact restrictions on participating on both school and club teams.  The reversal is effective immediately, and comes in light…

SCVAL approves truncated calendar, may have little immediate effect

STORY BY TOMOKI CHIEN AND GARV VIRGINKAR, PHOTO BY TOMOKI CHIEN The Santa Clara Valley Athletic League today approved a modified calendar for the 2020–2021 season that tiers sports returns by risk and level of coronavirus transmission. The schedule slates cross country, girls golf, girls tennis, swimming and diving to start practices on Feb. 1,…