El Estoque

Memories from speech and debate

Memories from speech and debate

Sreya Kumar

December 10, 2017

s the semester comes to an end, the excitement over competitions in the Speech and Debate club slowly dies down. It has been an eventful season for students in the club, as many of them have placed in competitions and brought along with them many memories. Scroll down to see students’ most memorable exper...

Christmas Treats with Bite Club

Christmas Treats with Bite Club

Hannah Lee

December 10, 2017

s the holiday season approaches, Bite Club vice president senior Ashley Chang shares her favorite Christmas recipe. Creme brulee is a Catalan dessert that consists of a custard base topped with a layer of caramelized sugar. Read the graphic below to learn more about how to make creme brulee. ...

Painting the road ahead

Painting the road ahead

Sarah Young

December 10, 2017

rtReach club members gathered in room A202 on November 29 to discuss upcoming plans and their upcoming school-wide art contest. In past meetings, club members made and donated artwork. Freshman Claire Wen, junior Trent Yu and junior Mehreen Manikkoth were all present for ArtReach’s last meeting of t...

Experiencing the college environment

Experiencing the college environment

Roshan Fernandez

December 9, 2017

When junior Animesh Agrawal and senior Aurum Kathuria walked into their first Calculus 1C class at De Anza college, they expected it to be just like MVHS. They expected to hear the constant chatter among students throughout the class period and make new friends. But they were surprised to find a very d...

Ohana’s Thanksgiving meeting

Ohana’s Thanksgiving meeting

Swara Tewari

December 3, 2017

The room is filled with loud, warm conversation and laughter. The Ohana members are clustered around tables, discussing their Thanksgiving plans and taking bites of pumpkin pie brought in by the officers. Stickers, colored pencils and construction paper litter the tables, along with yellow sheets of pap...

Spreading their roots: United in Christ Praise Gathering

Spreading their roots: United in Christ Praise Gathering

Bill Cheng

November 17, 2017

n Saturday, November 11, Roots Christian Club members went to the Chinese Church in Christ - Cupertino to attend the first annual United in Christ Praise Gathering. UIC gatherings invite Christian clubs from all across FUHSD to worship God together. This gathering’s theme was “Through the Sto...

Winter Guard starts second season

Winter Guard starts second season

Ananya Bhat

November 17, 2017

ith the football season coming to an end, members of the MVHS Marching Band are packing up their instruments for the year. But the MVHS Color Guard team isn’t storing away their flags and rifles just yet. Instead, they’re looking for new members for their seasonal team — MVHS Winter Guard. Wi...

British Literature curriculum uses technology in teaching Macbeth

British Literature curriculum uses technology in teaching Macbeth

Karen Ma

November 17, 2017

igh school students have long known the works of William Shakespeare. Although sentiments regarding the renowned English playwright and poet vary, there is no doubt that his notoriously obscure language and outlandish dialect often make comprehension and analysis of the text difficult for students. ...

Neuroscience club and FPPN collaborate for upcoming brain dissection

Neuroscience club and FPPN collaborate for upcoming brain dissection

Jai Uparkar

November 17, 2017

n conjunction with the Future Practicing Physicians Network (FPPN), MV Neuroscience is preparing for their annual sheep brain dissection on Friday, December 1. The event was organized by both the Neuroscience club and the FPPN club, as both clubs are knowledgeable about the brain and dissections. ...

Art portfolio workshop held for students on Nov. 8

Art portfolio workshop held for students on Nov. 8

Claire Chang

November 17, 2017

As the college application process continues, some students are creating arts portfolios in an effort to highlight their talent in the arts. In order to give advice to students who want to create a portfolio as part of their application, art teacher Brian Chow hosted an art portfolio workshop for MVHS...

Bring Change 2 Mind attends Mental Health Summit

Bring Change 2 Mind attends Mental Health Summit

Shuvi Jha

November 17, 2017

n October 22, junior Sarvagnya Chodavarapu, senior Pooja Dandekar and freshman Sunaina Das attended the “Bring Change 2 Mind” High School Student Summit at the Lyft headquarters in San Francisco. The summit, which was led by the “Bring Change 2 Mind” mental-health organization, was arranged in...

It’s all in the details: embroidery with Fashion Club

It’s all in the details: embroidery with Fashion Club

Karen Sanchez

November 17, 2017

s students trickled in as the rain poured down outside on Thursday, November 17, junior Chantelle Chan, Fashion Club’s vice president, gathered a group together and began explaining how to add the details that can make or break a garment: embroidery. Senior and Fashion Club president Kavin Sivakum...