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March for Our Lives: Just show up

March for Our Lives: Just show up

Mallika Singh

March 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]his past Saturday morning, March 24, I was one of thousands to participate in the San Jose March for Our Lives and one of millions to walk nationwide. I walked and watched others around me walk to show support for a more extensive form of gun control. Standing in the rain on the streets...

2018 Winter Rally

2018 Winter Rally

El Estoque Staff

February 4, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

When students filed into the gym for the winter rally, they were met with colorful posters plastered on the walls, pom-poms arranged in neat rows and streamers hung up on the ceiling enveloping the gym in purple and gold . After watching the entertaining performances and rally games, they file out with...

Uncharted Waters

Uncharted Waters

Andrea Perng

February 1, 2018


Filed under From the magazine, OPINION, Print Opinion

From mass shootings to natural disasters, from sexual assault allegations to violent protests, 2017 was fraught with distress and destruction, leaving many hoping for a better year. The future is an uncertain haze at this point. Some are expecting just as much chaos in 2018, given the trend of the pa...

Korean Club holds its first meeting of the new year

Korean Club holds its first meeting of the new year

Claire Yang

January 31, 2018


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]reshman Yan Zheng grins, grabbing a gift bag with various Korean treats and holding it up in excitement. Zheng decided to start off his year with a little Korean culture as he attended the first meeting of the year for Korean Club. On Jan. 4, Korean Club kicked off its meeting wit...

Crash course: Government shutdown

Crash course: Government shutdown

Anirudh Chaudhary

January 26, 2018


Filed under Crash Course, NEWS

When the Federal Government Shuts Down by Anirudh Chaudhary https://www.marketwatch.com/story/whats-open-and-whats-closed-during-a-government-shutdown-2018-01-20 https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/22/politics/senate-shutdown-vote-congress/index.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/22/government-shutdown-2018-enters-day-3-end-monday/1053055001/ https://www.us...

Highlights from the SNL Auditions

Highlights from the SNL Auditions

Himani Yalamaddi

January 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, ENTERTAINMENT, Performing Arts, Student life, Theater

Students gather in the auditorium and a mix of nervousness and excitement fills the air. Confidence radiates off of those that have participated before, whereas the new people gather together in anticipation and reassure one another that there was nothing to worry about. Last week, on Jan. 4, MVHS’...

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 ...

Homecoming unites the school through competition

Homecoming unites the school through competition

Devika Watave

October 3, 2016


Filed under Best of Entertainment, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment featured, Student life

Designed and coded by Shar Rahman Competitive. A word used all too often to describe MVHS. During Homecoming, that description rings more true than ever. For a full week, 2500 students are pitted against each other. Each class fights tirelessly to rally the greatest number of participants in dress...