El Estoque

Rampant wildfires lead to poor air quality for weeks

Photo by Tanish Mendki.

Tina Low, Gavin Hung, Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Sean Yagi, Minjae Kang, Jefferson Le, and Arjan Madan

September 23, 2020

Recently, wildfires have been rapidly spreading throughout the West, most heavily affecting California, Oregon and Washington. These fires are mainly attributed the series of dry lightning storms that have struck throughout the past month, and have noticeably affected the air quality throughout these...

Transitioning from a hands-on to hands-off classroom proves challenging

Photo by Jodi Johnson | Used with permission

Justin E Kim and Mira Wagner

September 18, 2020

Students and teachers explain the adjustment to learning over Zoom

Zoom School: MVHS Edition

Zoom School: MVHS Edition

Ritu Atreyas, Nishat Kazi, Robert Liu, Abdullah Memon, Oishee Misra, Neysa Singh, and Leanna Sun

September 17, 2020

MVHS community devises ways around the challenges of distance learning

Senior Stories

Senior Stories

Michelle Chen, Sarah Young, Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Charlotte Chui, Swara Tewari, and Anushka De

May 28, 2020

A look into the high school experiences of members of the class of 2020

Vi2i0n: exploring how COVID-19 has affected the senior class

The senior class screams the response to the

Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Michelle Chen, Charlotte Chui, Anushka De, Shuvi Jha, Iman Malik, Swara Tewari, and Sarah Young

May 23, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing an abrupt end to the school year and imposing shelter-in-place requirements, graduating seniors found themselves confined to their homes while the most anticipated events of their last year of high school were canceled. Despite this abrupt turn of events, however, senio...

COVID-19 and its impact on the sports community

COVID-19 and its impact on the sports community

Devin Gupta, Tanish Mendki, Leanna Sun, and Alyssa Hui

April 19, 2020

Exploring the feelings from different MVHS athletes who have been impacted directly from this and the fans of professional sports leagues

Saviors of Humanity

Saviors of Humanity

Claire Wen, Tyler Cho, Swara Tewari, Shuvi Jha, Sean Yagi, and Vivian Jiang

April 10, 2020

ue to the severity of the coronavirus outbreak, California enforced a shelter-in-place policy on Thursday, March 18. Most were able to comply, leaving the house only to complete the essentials like restocking food. However, some were unable to take shelter, forced to go out due to work, and ...