El Estoque

2018 Winter Rally

2018 Winter Rally

El Estoque Staff

February 4, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

When students filed into the gym for the winter rally, they were met with colorful posters plastered on the walls, pom-poms arranged in neat rows and streamers hung up on the ceiling enveloping the gym in purple and gold . After watching the entertaining performances and rally games, they file out with...

Highlights of the 2017 Homecoming rally

Highlights of the 2017 Homecoming rally

Michelle Wong

October 13, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Additional reporting by Hannah Lee, Shayon Moradi, Ilena Peng and Sharjeel Rahman Although the Homecoming football was canceled due to the poor air conditions, MVHS still demonstrated their spirit and enthusiasm by participating in the rally. Students showed their upbeat performances that had the c...

Leadership reflects on music dress up days

Leadership reflects on music dress up days

Carol Lei

September 2, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Leadership, OPINION

As the first rally rolled around, so did the first spirit week. In this year’s Welcome Back “Issa Rally” rally, the theme of music brought MVHS to pull out their neon shirts and gold chains. Leadership students took on their first week of poster making, rally set-ups and dress up days of the year...

Highlights of the 2017 Welcome Back Rally

Highlights of the 2017 Welcome Back Rally

Chetana Ramaiyer

September 2, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Additional Reporting by Shayon Moradi, Shar Rahman and Ilena Peng. The Welcome Back rally began as it always does. The gym was almost full with the exception of a noticeable gap where you would expect the seniors to be. That is, until the moment when the class of 2018 emerged from behind the ...

Recap of 2017’s Farewell Rally

Recap of 2017’s Farewell Rally

Michelle Wong

May 25, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT

  [su_dropcap style="flat"]E[/su_dropcap]veryone in the gym collectively held their breath, waiting for the seniors to rip through the flimsy yellow poster keeping them in the gym lobby. Only, they didn’t. The gym was quiet for the first and last time during the Farewell Rally on Friday, ...

Baseball: Matadors pull past Homestead HS with a late rally

Baseball: Matadors pull past Homestead HS with a late rally

Michelle Wong

April 13, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Additional reporting by Himani Yalamaddi. [dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith consecutive hits by the Matadors allowing them to score point after point during the sixth inning, the relatively slow game culminated in an action packed inning that gave MVHS the victory. On March 27, a rally in the sixth inning b...

Behind the scenes: Las Vegas Lottery Rally

Behind the scenes: Las Vegas Lottery Rally

Michelle Wong

February 8, 2017


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n preparation for the Winter Rally, Leadership and approximately 10 other MVHS students stayed at school from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2 to work on posters and cheer signs. The overall theme for the rally was Las Vegas, with each individual class representing a different ...

Highlights of the 2017 winter rally

Highlights of the 2017 winter rally

Katerina Pappas

February 3, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life, Uncategorized

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]heers from every side shake the bleachers. As the 2017 Vegas-themed winter rally comes to an end, a sea of cornsilk gold flows out of the gym along with the students. The class of 2018 has won their first rally — out of pure luck. Juniors stare at each other out of shock and exc...

Highlights of the 2016 Homecoming rally

Highlights of the 2016 Homecoming rally

Ananya Bhat

October 8, 2016


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Snapchat Watch the video to view El Estoque's snapchat coverage of the rally. Beginning The rally began with high spirits and energy, with the class of 2017 breaking through the seniors poster, as the seniors do in every rally, and each class performing the classic MVHS “How do you feel...

Highlights of the 2016 Welcome Back rally

Highlights of the 2016 Welcome Back rally

Aanchal Garg

August 26, 2016


Filed under Best of Entertainment, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment Digital, Multimedia, Student life

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s the class of 2020 shuffled into their first rally, their heads turned curiously to see giant posters of cereal brands plastered across the walls of the gym. The class of 2019 had already begun to pick up their pom poms and assemble on the bleachers, accustomed to the routine and e...

Highlights of the 2016 farewell rally

Highlights of the 2016 farewell rally

Aanchal Garg

May 21, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he farewell rally. The last time the class of 2016 would tear through the poster and crowd up onto the gym bleachers, screaming at the top of their lungs and forming a sea of purple and gold by waving their pom-poms. The last time competing in the rally games, shouting the 15-second c...

Highlights of the 2016 winter rally

Highlights of the 2016 winter rally

Aanchal Garg

January 29, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or this year’s winter rally, freshmen and seniors competed against sophomores and juniors in an ultimate battle of Dark vs Light. Taking inspiration from Star Wars, the classes of 2017 and 2018 represented the “Light Side” while the classes of 2016 and 2019 represented the ...