El Estoque

Dangers of echo chambers

Illustration credit | Shreshta Ranganathan

Shreshta Ranganathan and Jannah Sheriff

September 25, 2020

Critiquing the formation of political bubbles on social media platforms and beyond

It’s time to vote local

It's time to vote local

Robert Liu

September 24, 2020

Local advocacy can be more impactful than participating in the national election conversation

Recreational sports during quarantine

Recreational sports during quarantine

Brian Xu

September 24, 2020

MVHS students and staff safely stay active despite COVID-19 restrictions

All too common

All too common

Alyssa Hui

May 28, 2020

The class of 2020 described in numbers

One last hurrah: seniors share their original senior trip plans

One last hurrah: seniors share their original senior trip plans

Brian Xu and Annie Zhang

May 23, 2020

In February, seniors Rukmini Banerjee and Jennifer Liu booked an all-inclusive vacation package — flight, transportation, meals and hotel rooms covered — to unwind at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for their senior trip. Banerjee and Liu’s friend group had long planned for the trip to be spontaneous ...

Primaries and Caucuses for Dummies

Primaries and Caucuses for Dummies

Swara Tewari, Managing editor

March 18, 2020

Breaking down America’s primary system to select party candidates

NBA suspends all games left in the season due to COVID-19

Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert leans to the side after a play

Tanish Mendki and Leanna Sun

March 13, 2020

Exploring the the reactions of MVHS to the suspension of the NBA season

Athlete of the Month: Sotiris Kougiours

Athlete of the Month: Sotiris Kougiours

Elena Khan

March 13, 2020

The adrenaline rush of jumping over hurdles for 65 and 300 meters gives sophomore Sotiris Kougiours the motivation to keep progressing in his track career. Kougiours started hurdling in elementary school as his parents took him to a track clinic every Sunday. By participating in multiple events at the track...

Section 504

Section 504

Jefferson Le and Annie Zhang

March 13, 2020

*Rowan is anonymous in order to protect their identity.  The 504 plan is a law within the Americans with Disabilities Act, which states that individuals who are clinically or medically diagnosed with a disability that impairs their academic success are entitled to “reasonable accommodations” — ex...

What’s in your bag?

What's in your bag?

Hannah Lee

March 11, 2020

Dancer Ariyal Jain shares some of her essentials

The Blue Wave: Teen involvement in California primaries

Senior Rukmini Banerjee informs a Sunnyvale resident about the California primary process.

Jai Uparkar and Emily Xia

March 11, 2020

Local community members discuss their involvement in the political process

The Rise of MV Gymnastics

The Rise of MV Gymnastics

Rucha Soman and Jayanti Jha

March 11, 2020

A t the start of the 2019-20 school year, after the MVHS cheer team fell apart, athletic director Nick Bonacorsi overheard a girl who was previously on cheer hoping for the creation of a gymnastics team at MVHS. After looking into the logistics of starting one, Bonacorsi realized MVHS once had a gy...