El Estoque

Five ways to stay sane as testing season approaches

Gabriella Monico

March 25, 2014


Filed under Briefs

In the face of an overwhelming amount of stress, simple changes in habit can keep students from getting overwhelmed. Despite the fact that college application season is over for seniors, a majority of the student body, including seniors, will be testing in a little over a month. Na gives five easy ways...

Leo Club and the Special Olympics

Claire Lu

March 17, 2014


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At the beginning of this school year, sophomore Michelle Wang was struck with inspiration. As the Projects Team leader for Leo Club, her task was to create an overarching, annual project for the club. Previous Leo Club projects included Project OneSight, which was a campaign to provide glasses for...

QUIZ: Are you ready for spotlight?

Rochish Ambati

March 16, 2014


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

[slickquiz id=12] The first round of tryouts of the Indian American Student Association’s annual Spotlight was held on Feb. 15th, the following groups returned on March 15th to continue the path to the spotlight. Dance Acts: Navya Annam's Sophomore Group (Navya Annam, Shivangi Sharma...

Leo Club spreads kindness with Share the Love week

Leo Club spreads kindness with Share the Love week

Varsha Venkat

February 18, 2014


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Club hosts activities ranging from taking pictures to receiving free hugs during the week of Feb. 10. Read More »...

School Site Council provides funding to student clubs

Karen Feng

February 11, 2014


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Council met Feb. 6 to discuss funding, receive principal’s update. Read More »...

Japanese Club celebrates a traditional new year

Japanese Club celebrates a traditional new year

Yifei Wu

February 11, 2014


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Japanese Club hosted a New Year’s celebration party on Jan. 22. As always, the officers strived to spread Japanese culture. But for most students, it was also an opportunity to play the traditional Japanese games and taste the home-made Japanese cuisine. Read More »...

11 tips to become a better writer

11 tips to become a better writer

Maya Murthy

February 9, 2014


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La Pluma co-president Pooja Desai shares tips to improve writing. Read More »

PTSA includes student voices at fifth monthly meeting, held Jan. 28

Colin Kim

February 7, 2014


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The meeting kicks off second semester with updates from students, staff to improve connection within school. Read More »...

An evening of entertainment

An evening of entertainment

Shuyi Qi

February 6, 2014


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT, Main slider, Multimedia, Performing Arts, Reviews, Theater, Theater, Theatre, Top Headlines

  Annual Drama Showcase provided night of hilarious improvisation, poignant monologues. Read More »...

Low headcount, but high aspirations for Mock Trial

Low headcount, but high aspirations for Mock Trial

Yashashree Pisolkar

February 6, 2014


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

The 2012-2013 academic year was nothing short of a golden year for the MVHS Mock Trial team. On Feb. 28, 2013, the team stood as a top contender in the Santa Clara County Mock Trial Finals held at the San Jose Superior Court. Despite strong performances from veteran team members, however, the team fe...

Gay-Straight Alliance schedules meeting for National GSA Day

Gay-Straight Alliance schedules meeting for National GSA Day

Joyce Varma

February 6, 2014


Filed under Around Campus, Briefs, NEWS

Members discuss ways to get more involved in GSA community. Read More »...

New Legislative Council reaches out to student body

New Legislative Council reaches out to student body

Karen Feng

February 5, 2014


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Council members discuss club approval and using student opinion to implement change. Read More »...