El Estoque

Meet the 2018-19 French Honor Society officers

Sreya Kumar and Tina Low

September 28, 2018


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French Honor Society (FHS) serves as an opportunity for students who are interested in the French culture to get involved at MVHS. The club goes beyond what is taught in the classroom, offering  hands-on experiences for students to learn about other aspects of culture such as French cuisine. FHS hol...

Leo Club holds interest meeting

Leo Club holds interest meeting

Charlotte Chui, Copy Editor

September 28, 2018


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n Sept. 14, students swarmed into room B105 with anticipation for Leo Club’s interest meeting and the promise of free pearl milk tea. Within a few minutes of the lunch bell, students filled the seats and crowded around the front of the classroom, anxiously awaiting the start of the meeting. Leo ...

Spanish Honors Society: Previewing the upcoming year

Spanish Honors Society: Previewing the upcoming year

Brandon Ng and Roshan Fernandez

September 28, 2018


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The Spanish Honors Society is a language club for Spanish speaking students. Led by club President and senior Reema Apte, SHS is currently preparing for the major events of this year. Among them is MVHS's annual Culture Night, when they get to showcase Spanish and Latin American culture for the whole ...

Q&A with Interact club presidents

Rajas Habbu

September 28, 2018


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As a flood of students walked through the doors of F111 on September 20, 2018 for Interacts’ first meeting, each officer is getting more and more excited about how many people were walking through the doors. Presidents Ria Ramani and Abhilasha Goel share their thoughts and expectations for the club ...

Anime club’s ambitions and objectives for the school year

Anime club’s ambitions and objectives for the school year

Claire Wen and Annie Zhang

September 28, 2018


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President of the MV Anime Club and senior Elisa Hsu started watching anime at just three years old, and has been doing so ever since. With a whirlwind of personal favorites on her list, Hsu recalls the first anime she liked: “Case Closed,” otherwise known as “Detective Conan,” is an ongoing anime...

Science Olympiad begins team building

Science Olympiad begins team building

Robert Liu and Jahan Razavi

September 27, 2018


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With the start of the 2018-19 school year, Science Olympiad has begun screening members for the official team. A club dedicated to competition-level science, Science Olympiad members compete in various invitational, regional and state-level competitions throughout the year. In order to become a memb...

Planting Roots: Struggling to start anew

Planting Roots: Struggling to start anew

Flora Peng and Tyler Cho

September 27, 2018


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Christian Club officers describe challenges of the year

A new year with Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

A new year with Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Hannah Lee

September 27, 2018


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Officers share their goals for the upcoming year

Finding the new in the old

Finding the new in the old

Anish Vasudevan and Ankit Gupta

September 27, 2018


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At MVHS, history is a subject that often gets overlooked as students tend to focus more on STEM related subjects. However, the History, Economics, and Politics club (HEP) attempts to put this stigma to rest by celebrating history every Friday during lunch. Club presidents and seniors Shawn Lee and Jo...

Future Practicing Physicians Network prepares for the upcoming year

Future Practicing Physicians Network prepares for the upcoming year

Julia Yang and Iman Malik

September 27, 2018


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On Sept. 17, Future Practicing Physicians Network held its first meeting. The officers introduced themselves and briefly described the club’s goal — which is to educate members about careers in medicine and health — and the activities that would be held throughout the year. Activities that FPPN...

Picturing the future

Picturing the future

Sarah Young, Graphic's Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Student life

With the school year in full swing, Photography Club is making efforts to draw in more club members and have consistent attendance. The president, senior Pallavi Komma, wants to make this year better than the last by adding more photo booths and contests. Senior and head of PR Caleb Siow and co-adviser...

An Inside Scoop on Bird Poop

An Inside Scoop on Bird Poop

Ishani Singh

September 27, 2018


Filed under A closer look, Behind the scenes, Briefs, Campus question, Magazine, NEWS

As executive assistant Diana Goularte pulled into the staff parking lot for the first time since the 2018 graduation ceremony, she was shocked by what she saw. Piles of bread lay under a large lamp post, surrounded by a flock of birds. “Back in June, [the staff] started noticing that there were br...