El Estoque

Leo Club volunteers at 36th annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Leo Club volunteers at 36th annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Charlotte Chui

April 29, 2019

n Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, Cupertino residents enjoyed a weekend of festivities at the 36th annual Cherry Blossom Festival, which honors the friendly relationship between Cupertino and its sister city, Toyokawa, located in Japan. Running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, the event was host...

Planting Roots: Christian Club hosts their second annual Why Jesus? event

Planting Roots: Christian Club hosts their second annual Why Jesus? event

Flora Peng and Tyler Cho

April 28, 2019

Roots Christian Club hosted their second annual Why Jesus? event from April 8 through April 12, inviting speakers Pastor Brian Hwang and Pastor Yuji Ogura to talk to students of all religious backgrounds  about the basics of the Christian faith. “There are a lot of misconceptions about what Christianity is,...

Coming full circle: Science Olympiad’s year in review

Coming full circle: Science Olympiad’s year in review

Jahan Razavi and Robert Liu

April 28, 2019

The 2018-19 school year brought unique experiences to the members of MVHS Science Olympiad. Each of the club’s constituent teams — Purple, Gold and White — which are separated by skill level and experience, participated in the competition season. The Purple team, with members of the highest...

The crossroads of food and religion in the month of April

The crossroads of food and religion in the month of April

Flora Peng

April 23, 2019

Readily-available Easter renditions of adorable baby animals and the declining diets of students overwhelmed by approaching exams are not the only contributors to fluctuation in food consumption during April—some of the most widely observed holidays from a variety of religions also take place during...

MVHS 2019 Annual IDC Exchange

MVHS 2019 Annual IDC Exchange

Collin Qian and Keshav Taneja

April 21, 2019

On April 5, MVHS hosted students from other schools in the Fremont Union High School District for the annual Intra District Council exchange. The IDC exchange allowed students from other schools to experience MVHS culture, campus and classes as they shadowed MVHS students. The visiting students commented...

City staff holds Regnart Creek Trail walk-shop

City staff holds Regnart Creek Trail walk-shop

Andrea Perng

April 16, 2019

On March 30, staff members from the City of Cupertino gathered with a crowd of over 100 citizens for a walk-along on the planned Regnart Creek Trail, a proposed trail project that could potentially encompass Pacifica Dr., E. Estates Dr. and La Mar Dr. The walk-along took place along two probable  path...

Catching Up With Leo

Catching Up With Leo

Elena Khan and Justine Ha

April 12, 2019

n Mar. 12, Leo Club hosted their bi-monthly meeting and announced upcoming events that the club will participate in: officer applications, new events and the boba fundraiser. This month, officers talked about one of the biggest events of the year: Ride4Diabetes. This event is a cycling course built...

Behind the budget: School Site Council 2018-19

Behind the budget: School Site Council 2018-19

Kamyar Moradi and Brian Xu

April 12, 2019

ield trips are often hallmarks of many students’ high school experiences. For them, memories are created while traveling outside of their mundane daily routines. However, the work put into funding these trips to Southern California, New York or even a 25-minute drive to Great America remain larg...

Model UN hosts conference at MVHS

Model UN hosts conference at MVHS

Oishee Misra

April 12, 2019

Behind the scenes of how South Bay Model UN (SBMUN) came together

Preparing for Spotlite

Preparing for Spotlite

Shuvi Jha

April 12, 2019

Each year, the Indo-American Student Association (IASA) hosts Spotlite on India, a show that aims to showcase various aspects of Indian culture, such as music, fashion and dance. Featuring dance acts by MVHS Indian dance groups such as MV Raas and Bhangra, as well as music performances from various stude...

Monta Vista Andaaz at ‘Spotlite on India’

Monta Vista Andaaz at ‘Spotlite on India’

Ishani Singh

April 12, 2019

As the school year winds down, the MV Andaaz team is preparing for its first and last home show of the year, Spotlite on India, hosted by Indian-American Student Association (IASA). Despite taking part in several shows at various other schools both within and outside of FUHSD this year, Spotlite is co...

A recap for Girls Empowerment Project

A recap for Girls Empowerment Project

Rucha Soman and Chelsea Wong

April 12, 2019

Girls Empowerment Project (GEP) is a club that attempts to shed light on the inequality women face by giving a voice to the silenced. Since 2016, GEP has been welcoming people of all races, genders and sexualities to join in the discussion on empowering women. As the school year comes to a close, GEP refl...