El Estoque

The college process comes to a close

The college process comes to a close

Mallika Singh

April 13, 2018


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s April slips by and the weather gets warmer, seniors find themselves with time on their hands. The college application process is finally completely over. Take a look at some of the seniors’ thoughts on this feeling. ...

A word of advice: MVHS seniors on college applications

A word of advice: MVHS seniors on college applications

Aanchal Garg

March 10, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Multimedia

Second semester means something different to every grade. While freshman get used to the routine of high school, sophomores enjoy the last few moments of peace before a hectic junior year. And while juniors work to finish a tough school year, seniors try to stay relaxed while waiting for college decis...

Senior parking is for seniors, hence the name

Senior parking is for seniors, hence the name

Mallika Singh

February 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Columns, OPINION

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he back of the parking lot has been coined “senior parking” by many of the student drivers at MVHS. But senior parking, a necessity for any senior who drives, is now occupied by the MVHS renovations for a new gym. It has become an issue, to say the least. Everyone wants to pa...

Test of time: how seniors have kept long lasting friendships

Test of time: how seniors have kept long lasting friendships

Jessica Xing

May 25, 2017


Filed under Carry On, FEATURES, From the magazine, Special

Story by Kalpana Gopalkrishnan and Jessica Xing [dropcap]S[/dropcap]eniors Salil Uttarwar and Karan Mehta didn’t get off to the best start. In fourth grade, the two attended Regnart Elementary School but didn’t know each other very well. But that all changed on the way home from school on...

Girls volleyball: Final home game of season brings memories back to senior class

Girls volleyball: Final home game of season brings memories back to senior class

Bhargava Matta

November 8, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

 This line was said in the midst of the celebrations on senior night, a sentiment shared by all the members of the team. [dropcap]B[/dropcap]efore the players took to the court, they stood silently in the gym listening to emotional speeches to seniors from team members. This was a night to remember for seniors, the...

How to pack for a senior trip

How to pack for a senior trip

Ananya Bhat

May 19, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Multimedia, Video

Co-reported by Aanchal Garg [dropcap]T[/dropcap]wo weeks from now, seniors will throw their graduation caps in the air, wave goodbye to their four years of high school and wave hello to their two months of summer vacation. For many of them, those two months will be a time filled with fun and trave...

One step at a time: three friends backpack across Europe

One step at a time: three friends backpack across Europe

Jessica Xing

May 18, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

Co-reported by Ananya Bhat and Jessica Xing  [dropcap]T[/dropcap]hey’ll start in Ireland. After maybe three days, they’ll move on to France. Then it’s Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary and finally, the Netherlands. At least that’s the plan — for now. For one whole month, seniors Er...

Water polo senior recognition

Water polo senior recognition

Malini Ramaiyer

October 26, 2014


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS

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Fashion blogger tracks her progress

Fashion blogger tracks her progress

Rhonda Mak

August 29, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

It seems like you can get anything from the Internet now — whether it’s a recipe, a diaper-changing tutorial or even fashion inspiration. Senior Angie Tong, for example, runs her own fashion blog, angelinadanielle.blogspot.com. Tong’s blog is comprised of regular posts about her fashion choices, be i...

The end of an era

Carissa Chan

May 29, 2013


Filed under From the magazine, Print entertainment

Like any senior’s, my past year has been filled with a lot of college-related things: Applications, acceptances, rejections, visits. I thought my family’s craziness would make the process much more chaotic. Turns out, it was kind of nice having a few nutjobs around while I wrote and crossed out and...

FOOTBALL: Comeback not enough to win senior night game

FOOTBALL: Comeback not enough to win senior night game

Atharva Fulay

November 8, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, Main slider, SPORTS, Top Headlines

In a close game against Gunn High School on Nov. 2, MVHS ended up losing on their senior night. After a failed two-point conversion following their final touchdown, their last chance to win the game, the Matadors lost 27-28. Junior Justin Cena scored two touchdowns and seniors Nathan Facciolla and P...