El Estoque

Behind The Music: Beats by Hsu

Behind The Music: Beats by Hsu

Vijeet Chaugule

October 13, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Hearing music during brunch, lunch or passing periods? If yes, then you’ve probably heard the music from the speakers of junior Andrew Hsu. When Hsu got a Fugoo speaker for his 16th birthday, he made it his decision to share his taste of music with the school, rather than listen to his music alone....

Welcome to A103

Welcome to A103

Kathleen Yuan

January 19, 2014


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Looking into the world of multimedia equipment. ...

VIDEO: Summer road trips with Hajjarian and Jones

Kathleen Yuan

September 9, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Multimedia

Biology teachers Pooya Hajjarian and Kyle Jones share stories of their summer road trips to Los Angeles and Portland. Read More »...

New on campus: 50 Fresh Faces

New on campus: 50 Fresh Faces

Namrata Ramani

August 22, 2013


Filed under FEATURES, Main slider, Multimedia

Freshmen explore their new territory with mixed emotions — anxiety, anticipation and excitement. Read More »

Blue Pearl held on Feb. 15

Blue Pearl held on Feb. 15

Angela Wang

February 25, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

MVHS’s annual 1920s themed dance entertained students with jazz music and swing dancing. Read More »

Spanish teacher Joyce Fortune combines dance with American tradition

Spanish teacher Joyce Fortune combines dance with American tradition

Yashashree Pisolkar

February 11, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Main slider, Multimedia

Fortune Teacher Feature from El Estoque on Vimeo. Spanish teacher Joyce Fortune enjoys spending her weekends performing a rather traditional American dance called contra dance. The dance form is similar to square dancing with it’s own twist. It requires two sets of partners -- creating a group of...

MVHS on young voters

MVHS on young voters

Catherine

November 3, 2012


Filed under Election 2012, OPINION

MVHS on young voters from El Estoque on Vimeo. The general election shows that younger voters are reluctant in registering to vote. Students and teachers of MVHS describe their perspective on the result of a decreasing voter turnout....

Meditation: the stress medication

Meditation: the stress medication

Catherine

September 23, 2012


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS

Meditation Video from El Estoque on Vimeo. On Sept. 13, three students experienced meditation for the first time with the help of MVHS’ Student Advocate, Richard Prinz, who has been interested in meditation since studying psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. Prinz believes that...

MULTIMEDIA: Club Day time lapse video

MULTIMEDIA: Club Day time lapse video

Yimeng Han

September 17, 2012


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Main slider, Multimedia

Club Day Time Lapse from El Estoque on Vimeo. This year, Club Day was held on Sept. 14. 65 clubs sold food in the Rally Court during lunch to raise money, with varying degrees of success. In-N-Out was clearly a hit — Mock Trials unloaded 100 burgers in six minutes and the Musician's Society sold out in three minutes. While ...

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Two players, one passion

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Two players, one passion

Christopher Song

August 24, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Entering MVHS together, they competed for one spot. Seniors Serena Chew and Allison Yu pursued the same position on the varsity volleyball team in freshman year but have since become friends both playing significant roles on the varsity girls volleyball team. Chew, who has been on the varsity team...