El Estoque

Beatboxing club members explore techniques together

Beatboxing club members explore techniques together

Malini Ramaiyer

December 16, 2014


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT, Music, Performing Arts, Student life

When Electronics teacher Ted Shinta entered his room at lunch on Nov. 19, a group of students had already trickled in. Having made F108 their usual hangout, they played computer games, ate their lunch and discussed the meaning of Forrest Gump. On this Wednesday lunch, three additional students waited...

La Pluma Coffeehouse allows students to kick back and relax

La Pluma Coffeehouse allows students to kick back and relax

Varsha Venkat

April 8, 2014


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT, Multimedia, Music, Student life

  How often do you get to hear a musician with a Spanish guitar at school, poetry readings and breakdancers perform on the same stage? La Pluma Coffeehouse had all that and more. In an attempt to recreate coffee shop vibes at MVHS, the school’s literary publication La Pluma hosted its ann...

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...

Sophomore Ally Tsvinev prepares to compete in South Bay Idol

Rochish Ambati

February 7, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, Performing Arts, Student life

[youtube link="http://youtu.be/-to-P2M_u4U" width="590" height="315"] Video used with permission by Ally Tsvinev El Estoque: How did your life shape you to be a singer? Ally Tsvinev: My dad was very musical because he would perform all the time in front of people with people he lived near and ...

Superheroes vs. Supervillains Rally Week Dress-up Day 1: Pajama Day

Superheroes vs. Supervillains Rally Week Dress-up Day 1: Pajama Day

Colin Kim

January 22, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Students participate in Pajama Day as they dream about their superpowers. Read More »...

Welcome to A103

Welcome to A103

Kathleen Yuan

January 19, 2014


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Looking into the world of multimedia equipment. ...

Winter wonderquad

Anjali Bhat

December 18, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

The academic quad appeared merry and bright on Friday, Dec. 13 as streamers lined the railings of the A, B and C buildings and a holiday tree with colorful ornaments stood in the center. To join in on the festivities, students were encouraged to wear “ugly Christmas sweaters,” eat candy canes,...

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

Anjali Bhat

December 8, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Main slider, Student life

Leadership’s Student Recognition commission hosted the Iron Chef cooking competition modeled after the famous Food Network show, on Dec. 8. If foods had several components, such as a filling or a garnish, teams were allowed to prepare at home, but assembly and presentation of the final dish had to...

“Most Likely to be a Comedian” Matador of November: Anjuli Matharu

“Most Likely to be a Comedian” Matador of November: Anjuli Matharu

Colin Kim

December 3, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Senior Anjuli Matharu voted as ‘Most Likely to be a Comedian‘. Read More »...