El Estoque

Restaurant Roulette: zpizza

Restaurant Roulette: zpizza

Alyssa Hui and Ishani Singh

May 25, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the waiter to suggest food for us to try. This week, we concluded the alphabetical theme by going to zpizza in Sunnyvale.   Zpizza is a small pizzeria known for takeout and catering services, although it ...

Five tips on solving a Rubik’s cube

Five tips on solving a Rubik’s cube

Alyssa Hui

May 24, 2018


Filed under Briefs

Veteran cuber sophomore Nitin Subramanian shares five tips for solving a Rubik’s cube

Alyssa Hui

Alyssa Hui

April 27, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Alyssa Hui is currently a sophomore and an entertainment editor for El Estoque. She loves to dance and is also apart of the MVHS's dance team. In her free time, she likes to play with her dogs, take naps, hang out with her friends, read books and binge watch TV shows on Netflix.

Urban Soul Movement: A member and some of his favorite moves

Urban Soul Movement: A member and some of his favorite moves

Alyssa Hui

March 24, 2018


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]U[/dropcap]rban Soul Movement is a MVHS club that focuses on learning and practicing breakdancing. It meets every Friday after school in room D109, the dance room. Senior Joshua Citajaya shows off three different moves that he has learned and practiced during his time at USM. The Chair F...

Letters to the Parkland survivors

Letters to the Parkland survivors

Alyssa Hui

March 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter a meeting between Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teachers a few days before the school reopened on Feb. 28, a MSDHS teacher reached out to assistant principal Andrew Goldenkranz through a Facebook group for AP Environmental Science teachers. The teacher reached out knowing t...

Urban Soul Movement: The story behind the movement

Urban Soul Movement: The story behind the movement

Alyssa Hui

November 17, 2017


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[dropcap]U[/dropcap]rban Soul Movement is a community where students are welcome to join, hang out and learn how to dance, primarily breakdancing with some hip hop. Many members join with no dance experience and are able to learn during their weekly Friday meetings after school in the dance room. Senio...

The attack of the bees

The attack of the bees

Alyssa Hui

September 24, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Features

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring an AP Biology field trip to McClellan Ranch Park, senior Mansi Reddy was measuring the diameter of trees and taking a picture for her friend when she accidentally stepped on a wasp nest. Five bees suddenly surged towards Reddy, stinging her lip and hands. She sprinted towards the...

Rubik’s Cube Club: Changes and learning experiences

Rubik’s Cube Club: Changes and learning experiences

Alyssa Hui

September 14, 2017


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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter students slowly trickled into room E101 on Sept. 7, the Rubik’s Cube Club held their first meeting of the year, starting with an introduction from the officers. They explained their plans for the year with a short presentation. During the presentation, the officers talke...

A new start for Madame Zahn

A new start for Madame Zahn

Alyssa Hui

August 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Features

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter spending four years teaching at an international school in Boise, Idaho, new French teacher Janissa Zahn decided to start a new chapter in her life 680 miles away in Cupertino. Her family had always loved the West Coast, and she and her husband had been looking for a job for...