El Estoque

Coming up short

Coming up short

Stuti Upadhyay, Anjali Singh, Collin Qian, Justine Ha, and Kamyar Moradi

November 16, 2019

Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community attempt to overcome different types of defeats in their athletic career and team season

Fighting for Rights

Fighting for Rights

Anushka De, Shuvi Jha, Andie Liu, Tanish Mendki, Sean Yagi, and Sarah Young

November 15, 2019

Workers in our local community are constantly fighting for their rights. Teachers strive to expose all their students to LGBTQ texts and history. The League of Women Voters campaigns to register teenagers to vote and increase voter turnout. Librarians go on strike to demand for improved working conditions. Read this package about the process and the emotions that characterize these endeavors. 

Meet the 2020 democratic candidates

Meet the 2020 democratic candidates

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Emily Xia, Swara Tewari, and Neysa Singh

November 15, 2019

The result of the 2016 Presidential election was met with shock by many. The 2020 Presidential election, therefore, captures many Americans' attention, and the Democratic Party claims that their ultimate goal is to remove current President Donald Trump from office. It's hard to tell whether any of th...

Homecoming 2019: Behind the scenes

Homecoming 2019: Behind the scenes

Robert Liu, Shivani Gupta, Alyssa Hui, Anish Vasudevan, Shreshta Ranganathan, Leanna Sun, and Vivian Jiang

October 22, 2019

Homecoming week is an annual celebration filled with school spirit, class performances and an assortment of rally games. The lively skits performed by each class are the painstakingly percolated results of weeks of rehearsal and work — work that involved collaboration between students, staff and even...

El Estoque’s childhood music picks

El Estoque’s childhood music picks

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Jasmine Lee

October 17, 2019

There are many things that enriched our childhood, from toy cars to jump ropes. And while we have outgrown these childhood staples, music has always accompanied us. Here are El Estoque’s favorite childhood bops:   https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0GChpUWp3N1FARa9W9AZHC  

Imposter Syndrome: Exploring the Nuances

Imposter Syndrome: Exploring the Nuances

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Emily Xia, and Neysa Singh

October 16, 2019

You're a fraud. You're a fake, an imposter, undeserving of the accomplishments you have. We all have this voice in our head. The one that convinces us that our accomplishments never measure up to what we actually deserve. Especially at MVHS, this phenomenon of people feeling inadequate amidst their ac...

App and Web Development Club officers compete at the University of Pennsylvania Hackathon

App and Web Development Club officers compete at the University of Pennsylvania Hackathon

Devin Gupta

September 27, 2019

“Artificial intelligence” and “machine learning” are common buzzwords about programming, but the App and Web Development club’s officers of Android development Gautham Raghupathi and Tom Zhang are working to teach MVHS students about common uses of programming.   Recently, they attended the PennApps 20 hack...