El Estoque

FPPN and SNHS collaborate to conduct heart dissections

FPPN and SNHS collaborate to conduct heart dissections

Michelle Wong

April 13, 2018


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[su_dropcap style="flat"]O[/su_dropcap]n April 9 and 13, Future Practicing Physicians Network (FPPN) and Science National Honor Society (SNHS) combined their clubs to perform heart dissections on sheep hearts. Prior to the dissection, members were asked to identify the different chambers of the heart,...

Art club holds meeting to talk about Henna

Art club holds meeting to talk about Henna

Priya Reddy

March 9, 2018


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Art club hosted an interactive meeting last week introducing Henna, a traditional form of body art popularized in India. After a short presentation by the officers detailing the background of Henna, the members dove into their own practice during lunch, decorating their skin with bright gold cones ful...

Photo Club takes their pic

Photo Club takes their pic

Karen Ma

February 2, 2018


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[dropcap]A[/dropcap] group of students steadily streamed into F103 during lunch on Feb. 2, eager to hear the winners of Photo Club’s second contest of the year. Themed ‘Colors’, the January contest brought in dozens of entries from students of all grades. “My favorite part [about contests] is seei...

Exploring the medical field

Exploring the medical field

Michelle Wong

November 17, 2017


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[su_dropcap style="flat" size="4"]A[/su_dropcap]lthough summer is still far away, due dates for summer program applications are just around the corner. During their meeting on November 13, Future Practicing Physicians Network introduced various internships and programs concerning medicine and researc...

Fun Facts about Chocolate from Bite Club’s meeting

Fun Facts about Chocolate from Bite Club’s meeting

Hannah Lee

November 16, 2017


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[dropcap]B[/dropcap]ite Club members gathered in B101 on Thursday, Nov. 16 to discuss a popular treat, chocolate. The officers presented a Powerpoint with the history and nutrition of chocolate. Along with learning about various facts regarding the different types of chocolate, members had the chance t...

Design it discusses the importance of fonts

Design it discusses the importance of fonts

Michelle Wong

October 20, 2017


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[su_dropcap style="flat"]S[/su_dropcap]tudents sat around computers in room A103 on Oct. 13, the bright light from the screens illuminating their faces as Design It officers went through a power point describing the do's and dont's of fonts. Building on the skills the officers taught last meeting (u...

Ohana’s first meeting and plans for the year

Ohana’s first meeting and plans for the year

Swara Tewari

October 11, 2017


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An old, purple stuffed alligator is passed around the room. When a new person is handed the stuffed alligator, they introduce themselves and say their favorite food. The room is filled with excited exclamations and warm conversation. Everybody laughs and talks loudly, disregarding their fear of judgemen...

MV Astro reaches for their new goals

MV Astro reaches for their new goals

Chelsea Wong

September 15, 2017


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In room D101, small chatter floated between seated students and laughing amusingly over a homemade Jeopardy game. President and junior Christian Chiong and Vice President and junior Eric Yang hosted the first meeting of the year of MV Astronomy and Astrophysics. The club was founded as a result of Chi...

Reviving the legend

Reviving the legend

Karen Ma

September 13, 2017


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[dropcap]F[/dropcap]rom its release in 2009, League of Legends has been received remarkably well across the globe and, by July 2012, even broke the record in North America and Europe for most amount of hours played of any PC game. The multiplayer online game by Riot Games manifested itself into a club a...

The science behind the art

The science behind the art

Karen Ma

May 30, 2017


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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s the appreciation, need and popularity of various  art forms have grown, artists everywhere have established their niches in places outside of the studio. For junior Carolyn Duan, that place is the science and technology magazine Res Novae at MVHS. As the lead artist for the student-run publi...

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Nathan Stevens

April 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, STEM

As senior Christopher Chang looks around E203 for his fellow C++ members, he finds himself disappointed with what he sees. Getting ready to start their weekly informational meetings about the programming language C++, he makes sure everyone is there, but over the weeks, he’s watched as people droppe...

How Roots Christian club structures their small group discussions

How Roots Christian club structures their small group discussions

Michelle Wong

March 9, 2017


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[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Monday, Mar. 6, Roots Christian club continued their discussion from last week on the book 1 John from the Bible, which is a book written by John the Evangelist about the relationship between love and God. According to junior officer Edwin Peng, the Bible is an essential part of a...