El Estoque

Behind the scenes on the MVHS campus

MVHS cafeteria manager Debbie Herrera is currently working at Cupertino HS to implement the FUHSD Free Meal Policy.
Investigating how the roles of the cafeteria manager, site technician and day custodian have shifted during a distance learning school year
January 24, 2021
Investigating how the roles of the cafeteria manager, site technician and day custodian have shifted during a distance learning school year

Tempo: Two teenagers’ perspectives on the pace of life

Lu and Zhou pose with their paperback versions of
Seniors Jasmine Lu and Alice Zhou release a collection of poetry and literary pieces on mental health and young adulthood
January 5, 2021
Seniors Jasmine Lu and Alice Zhou release a collection of poetry and literary pieces on mental health and young adulthood

Ready for commitment

Ready for commitment
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play
December 15, 2020
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play

Remembering Avaneesh Athuluri

Taken in May of 2020, this is Avaneesh Athuluri at the age of 14. Photo used with permission of Murali Athuluri
Celebrating the life of former MVHS sophomore Avaneesh Athuluri
November 16, 2020
Celebrating the life of former MVHS sophomore Avaneesh Athuluri

Cupertino Businesses in Quarantine

Truffle Shuffle cofounders Jason McKinney (left) and Tyler Vorce (right) host an online cooking class. Used with permission
Cupertino businesses adapts to the unexpected circumstances created by the pandemic
November 6, 2020
Cupertino businesses adapts to the unexpected circumstances created by the pandemic

House Fire on Cheryl Drive

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Assessing the perspectives of spectators and owners of the home during the incident
October 5, 2020
Assessing the perspectives of spectators and owners of the home during the incident

Five juvenile females rob Standard Liquor in Los Altos

Five juvenile females rob Standard Liquor in Los Altos
Examining the actions of LHS and MVHS seniors and teen alcohol usage in our school community
September 26, 2020
Examining the actions of LHS and MVHS seniors and teen alcohol usage in our school community

Evolution of style in quarantine

Evolution of style in quarantine
A look into how fashion and makeup preferences have changed in light of COVID-19
September 24, 2020

rom high fashion Parisian-inspired apparel to leisure wear, MVHS students have been changing up and expressing themselves through fashion while in quarantine. As students adapt to distance learning, their...

Lessons and legacies of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Lessons and legacies of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
We need to embrace the urgency to eliminate today’s rampant cynicism and idealism
September 20, 2020
We need to embrace the urgency to eliminate today’s rampant cynicism and idealism

Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic

Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic
Examining various perspectives about instruction through a screen
September 19, 2020
Examining various perspectives about instruction through a screen

Zoom School: MVHS Edition

Zoom School: MVHS Edition
MVHS community devises ways around the challenges of distance learning
September 17, 2020
MVHS community devises ways around the challenges of distance learning

Fuelin’ Up

Fuelin’ Up
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
September 16, 2020
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
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