El Estoque

Banding together

Banding together

Swara Tewari, Features Editor

May 24, 2018


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President of French Honor Society reflects on the club’s progress throughout the year

MVHS holds annual Culture Night

MVHS holds annual Culture Night

Priya Reddy and Elizabeth Han

April 13, 2018


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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he sound of a distant bass can be heard from the Olive Court, pounding away as groups of students pass by swiftly, making their way to the rally court where MVHS holds its annual Culture Night. Songs in Korean, Spanish, Japanese, French and Chinese blast into the evening air and people...

French Honor Society: Expanding our Horizons

French Honor Society: Expanding our Horizons

Swara Tewari

April 12, 2018


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Senior Anika Ramachandran, president of French Honor Society (FHS) is nearly done serving her term as the society’s president. Over the past couple years, the club has become very important to her and changed her perspective on the world. To her, FHS is a community for those who are passionate about ...

French Honor Society celebrates the Fête du Fromage

French Honor Society celebrates the Fête du Fromage

Ilena Peng

November 5, 2017


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French Honor Society President and senior Anika Ramachandran stands beside a long table, showcasing various gourmet cheeses. In rapid French, she introduces each type of cheese and describes its cultural history. Ramachandran then stands back as the students surge forward, chatting excitedly and pil...

The impact of language: How languages can change lives

The impact of language: How languages can change lives

Swara Tewari

September 12, 2017


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Senior Anika Ramachandran proudly stands in the midst of her hard work, looking around at the bustling chaos of MVHS’s Culture Night. The rally court is decked in the colors of different countries, from China to France. On one side, students sample food from a myriad of cultures. On another, studen...

French Honor Society takes part in debate at Lynbrook HS

French Honor Society takes part in debate at Lynbrook HS

Amanda Chan

February 6, 2017


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Students filling up two rows of chairs and a panel of three judges watched and listened attentively to the contestants sitting at the two tables in front of them. For about 25 minutes, the two groups went back and forth debating in French about whether social media or news websites are better for in...

French Honor Society hosts annual Fête du Fromage

French Honor Society hosts annual Fête du Fromage

Amanda Chan

November 19, 2016


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At 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 18, French Honor Society members were seated at the desks in B213, introducing themselves to other members and sharing their favorite type of cheese. Many members giggled and smiled while other members shared their responses. It was the start of FHS’ annual Fête du Fromage, a...

French Honor Society celebrates National French Week from Nov. 12 to Nov. 15

French Honor Society celebrates National French Week from Nov. 12 to Nov. 15

Sharon Tung

November 20, 2014


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Nov. 12   From the beginning of the Jeopardy game, senior Etreta Thakker immediately chose the hardest question with the highest point value for her team in the game. “Five hundred for music,” Thakker said.   The cursor clicked the box she selected, and the question tha...

French Honor Society celebrates Fête du Fromage

French Honor Society celebrates Fête du Fromage

Sharon Tung

October 15, 2014


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   Co-written with Dylan Tsai     Twenty-five members of the French Honor Society met in B103 after school on Oct. 10 to celebrate the light-hearted aspects of French culture that cannot be experienced through a textbook. The annual Fête du Fromage, or “...

Franish Mashup incorporates Spanish and French in one social

Franish Mashup incorporates Spanish and French in one social

Angela Wang

December 1, 2012


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French students had their first taste of Spanish culture as they walked through the doors of the Staff Lounge to Spanish singer Juanes’ “La Camisa Negra”. Held after school on Nov. 30, Franish Mashup marks the first time French Honor Society (FHS) and Spanish Honor Society (SHS) have teamed...