El Estoque

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Jasmine Lee

April 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION

When junior Sam Liu started their Tumblr account, they didn’t expect people to notice their art. They didn’t expect to gain attention from the others on the same social media platform. They didn’t know that they would be well-known on social media for their passion for art. Over the last six ...

Behind the scenes of Badminton club

Behind the scenes of Badminton club

Jasmine Lee

March 10, 2018


Filed under Briefs

Every Thursday lunch, numerous students pile into the field house, holding badminton racquets and talking animatedly to their friends. Here, the MVHS badminton club hosts open gym for club members to enjoy the sport and improve upon their skills. Unlike many of the clubs at MVHS, the badminton club has a uniqu...

Sports Flash

Sports Flash

Jasmine Lee

January 31, 2018


Filed under From the magazine, SPORTS

Click the images below for more in depth reporting of each sport featured in the Sports Flash page of the January 2018 El Estoque print magazine. Sophomore Noah Rizk dribbles the ball down the field during a game against Wilcox High School. Despite having a lot of talented players this year, the team is s...

Pathway to their sport

Jasmine Lee

December 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

 

Semper paratus

Semper paratus

Jasmine Lee

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Correction: The motto "semper paratus," originally stated as the Army's motto, is actually the motto for the U.S. Coast Guard.  Joining the army gave Jofferlyn Perpose the opportunity to receive a better education,funding her learning as she challenged herself to redefine her limits. It took her thro...

Key Club officers discuss future events

Key Club officers discuss future events

Jasmine Lee

November 7, 2017


Filed under Briefs

Since the beginning of the school year, MVHS Key Club has been working to be more proactive. One of the main goals that the officers have in mind is to increase the number of students in their club. “This year, we’ve tried to focus on local events rather than far events because local events are...

Three MVHS students make it to semifinal round of Siemens competition

Three MVHS students make it to semifinal round of Siemens competition

Jasmine Lee

November 1, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Siemen Competition, a prestigious science-based competition is well-known for many students, interested in the field of science research. Recently, two MVHS students, junior Anika Cheerla and sophomore Iris Xia, have become this year’s Siemens semifinalists. In addition, senior Arjun Subramonian has...

Bay area schools increases mental health support for students

Bay area schools increases mental health support for students

Jasmine Lee

October 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Co-written by Gunn HS student Amanda Lee. For the FUHSD and Palo Alto school district, promoting students’ emotional well-being is very important. Through providing more support and resources throughout their campuses, schools have been taking steps to emphasize students’ mental health. According...

A new start: The 2018-19 new bell schedule and what it means

A new start: The 2018-19 new bell schedule and what it means

Jasmine Lee

October 3, 2017


Filed under NEWS

On June 22, students received an email and a letter from principal April Scott announcing a new bell schedule for the 2018-19 school year. The new 2018 schedule was proposed and sent out in an email to teachers on Sept. 25. It starts school no earlier than 8 a.m. and includes options for a week with either ...

MVHS students present motion sensor jackets to Cupertino City Council

MVHS students present motion sensor jackets to Cupertino City Council

Jasmine Lee

September 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] student with cerebral palsy wanders through the crowded halls during a passing period, attempting to navigate his way through without bumping into anyone. He struggles to stay upright and safe as students push past him in order to get to their classes. Finally, someone knocks him asi...

Keeping the Club Active

Keeping the Club Active

Jasmine Lee

September 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Many MVHS students are involved in volunteering, and numerous clubs on campus provide community service opportunities. As a part of the Division 34 South Penguins, Key Club is the oldest service club, which has been established around nationally for 92 years. Throughout his years of being an active club...

What’s new at the Welcome Back Dance

What’s new at the Welcome Back Dance

Jasmine Lee

August 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he smell of pizza and cotton candy wafted from the rally court, and traveled all the way to the line of waiting MVHS students that had gathered outside the main gym. The process to enter the Welcome Back Dance was the same as last year, but that’s where the similarities drew to ...