El Estoque

Current junior Saee Bhide accepted to USC

Current junior Saee Bhide accepted to USC

Megan Jones

April 30, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Updated at 2:43 p.m. on May 2: Junior Saee Bhide has decided to attend USC. Details about her decision will be posted  as soon as they are available. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Like many seniors, Saee Bhide is debating on whether or not to attend a certain coll...

Boys basketball: Matadors lose to Lynbrook in overtime

Boys basketball: Matadors lose to Lynbrook in overtime

Megan Jones

January 31, 2012


Filed under Boys Basketball, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Senior George Geha's three-pointer with two seconds left on the clock forced overtime against the Lynbrook Vikings, but the Matadors lost 45-46. Footage by Morahd Shawki. Video compiled by Dickson Tsai. Music: "Kamihamiha Comin'" (ft. Kamihamiha) by JupiterSkydive licensed under CC-BY-3.0. With six ...

Volleyball: Varsity girls lose 0-3 against last year’s state champs Palo Alto

Volleyball: Varsity girls lose 0-3 against last year’s state champs Palo Alto

Megan Jones

October 30, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Across the net were last years’ state champions, Palo Alto High School, warming up with vigor and speed. However, the varsity girls volleyball team did not let that mindset affect them as they continued to warm up with precise focus and energy. Despite this pre-game intensity, the girls could not ...

Judge me fairly or judge me not

Judge me fairly or judge me not

Megan Jones

September 21, 2011


Filed under From the magazine, Print Opinion

The first few weeks of school are all about the comparing - comparing clothes bought over summer, comparing locker locations, comparing awkward ID pictures, and the most common of all: comparing teachers. In the morning before the first day of school, the pink schedule sheets are obsessively shared...

Go green, or go home

Go green, or go home

Megan Jones

September 19, 2011


Filed under OPINION

Parents roamed the campus with schedules clutched in their hands like life preservers. Their frowns and confused expressions were etched onto their faces as they wandered around the buildings aimlessly while Link Leaders tried their very best to direct them to classrooms. Yes, Back to School Ni...

Stop complaining, start dancing

Stop complaining, start dancing

Megan Jones

September 6, 2011


Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

The beginning of high school is a fresh start. Away from those middle school years of puberty, awkwardness and drama, and into high school with its more mature, more dignified outlook on life. Oh yes, and of course the more intense dances. As eighth graders transition into their freshmen year, t...

The missing Link: a personal connection

The missing Link: a personal connection

Megan Jones

August 25, 2011


Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

The first day back to school is always about the new—new classes, new classmates, new teachers, new clothes, new books. But every year, there is always the same colossal number of yellow T-shirts. However, this year the sea of yellow Link shirts will be drastically smaller. The Link program has ...