El Estoque

Staff remembers JFK assassination

Joyce Varma

November 22, 2013


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS

Teachers reflect on moment they learned of tragedy as schoolchildren 50 years ago. Read More »

Overworked by recommendation letters

Overworked by recommendation letters

Jennifer Lee

October 24, 2012


Filed under From the magazine, Print news

Every night they spend hours hunched behind a glowing computer screen, tapping at the keyboard and reviewing each sentence with the utmost concentration. They’re the image of diligent high school seniors hard at work on their college apps, with one minor exception: they’re a few years too old to...

Teachers’ recommendation letter regulations benefit students

Teachers’ recommendation letter regulations benefit students

Joyce Varma

September 30, 2012


Filed under OPINION

Right around now, most seniors are working on their college applications, and most have talked to--or will soon talk to--the teachers they want to write them letters of recommendation. Right about now, however, many teachers run into problems when they are confronted by a large number seniors who want lett...

Making a house a home

Making a house a home

Natalie Chan

June 3, 2011


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

MVHS's Habitat for Humanity helps build six-home project Read More »...