El Estoque

The effect of School Loop’s absence on teachers and students

The effect of School Loop’s absence on teachers and students

Jai Uparkar

January 16, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Education, Local, NEWS

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]chool Loop was down from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8 for all students in FUHSD, catching students and teachers off guard, who depended on School Loop for their final first semester grades and homework assignments. FUHSD is usually allerted about School Loop’s maintenance schedule beforehand,...

A look back: Japanese National Honor Society hosts first annual karaoke contest

A look back: Japanese National Honor Society hosts first annual karaoke contest

Roshan Fernandez

December 10, 2016


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]lub vice president and junior Jadon Bienz was on edge. His team was about to perform Yatta!, a japanese song by the group Green Leaves. But after the performance, his face was filled with delight. “It’s a very opening experience,” Bienz said. “A lot of other people are si...

FUHSD choirs gather for intra-district concert

FUHSD choirs gather for intra-district concert

Himani Yalamaddi

December 10, 2016


Filed under Briefs

Girls choir students from all over the district were chatting excitedly as they were getting seated in the first few rows of Lynbrook HS’ packed auditorium on Nov. 9. Choirs from all the FUHSD schools, including MVHS’ Bella Voce, gathered that night to sing together and for each other. It was a time...

Off the grid: Why students pretend they live within district boundaries

Off the grid: Why students pretend they live within district boundaries

Michelle Wong

October 21, 2016


Filed under Best of News, BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, From the magazine, Local, NEWS, Print

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]ll students are entitled to their education. The Constitution itself protects a childís right to have equal access to it. But when it comes to where students get their education from, this is where problems begin to arise. Because of students having a strong desire for the best ...

FUHSD proposes solution for uneven enrollment rates

FUHSD proposes solution for uneven enrollment rates

Andrea Schlitt

March 10, 2016


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen the initial proposal of a two part plan to raise enrollment at Lynbrook High School was brought to the school board, it was met with a wide range of opinions. On one hand, some parents deemed the plan infeasible, pointing to fewer educational opportunities and a lack of lon...

The tipping tower: Parents fight against the renewal of a cell tower

The tipping tower: Parents fight against the renewal of a cell tower

Meghna Gaddam

August 22, 2015


Filed under Briefs, OPINION

For about the past 6 months, FUHSD board members and parents have been debating about the instillation and renewal of cellphone towers in Cupertino high schools. While the board and other experts believe building the tower will allow better cell service, parents are worried that radiation from the tower...

Measures J and K will keep vital classes and construction projects alive

Measures J and K will keep vital classes and construction projects alive

Pranav Parthasarathy

November 4, 2014


Filed under OPINION

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Nov. 4, we — at least those of us over the age of 18 and our parents — will go to the polls to vote on a variety of issues. At the top of the ballot will be the candidates for governor. Following that will be choices for offices like congressman, local judge, city councilman...

Infinite Campus shutdown

Infinite Campus shutdown

Pranav Iyer

September 17, 2014


Filed under NEWS

[dropcap][/dropcap]This morning, at 8:09 am, Dean of Students Leslie Robledo sent an email to the students of MVHS that stated that the Infinite Campus Portal — where students can find their unofficial GPA and other personal information — is under maintenance and has been temporarily shut down. ...

District-wide art showcase held April 13 to 27

District-wide art showcase held April 13 to 27

Smitha Gundavajhala

April 24, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

The Sunnyvale Art Gallery is hosting the FUHSD 33rd Annual District Art Show, featuring student artwork from each school in the district. The exhibition is arranged in an informal gallery-walk style that allows visitors to view student-made paintings, ceramics, sketches, sculptures and abstract proje...

Interact to host annual International Night on April 12

Interact to host annual International Night on April 12

Joyce Varma

April 11, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Interact, Rotary International’s service club for high school students, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The MVHS chapter stays true to its name with its annual inter-district fundraiser –– International Night –– to be held April 12. The proceeds from the event are sent to the...

Senior Sherry Roohi named Foundation Student of the Year

Senior Sherry Roohi named Foundation Student of the Year

Joyce Varma

March 15, 2013


Filed under NEWS

From approximately 10,000 students in FUHSD,  one from each of the five schools is awarded the Foundation Student of the Year Award each year. This year, the award for MVHS was given to senior Sherry Roohi at the District Board Meeting held in the MVHS library on Mar. 5. The Foundation Student of ...

Storify: IDC Fantastics held Dec. 7

Storify: IDC Fantastics held Dec. 7

Mihir Patil

December 7, 2012


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Main slider

Straight from  Cupertino High School, El Estoque reporters Yashashree Pisolkar, Eva Spitzen and Namrata Ramani are tweeting pictures and updates about the Fantastics district-wide rally. object width="650" height="488"> [View the story "Fantastics 2012" on Storify]...