El Estoque

A woman's arm is being cleaned in preparation for the vaccine injection.

Don’t Miss Your Shot

Scientists used RNA technology to create the COVID-19 vaccine, yet its fast-paced development and distribution caused concerns about side effects as vaccines are administered to essential workers.
Exploring the stories of Cupertino residents, students and teachers

Humans of Cupertino

Discovering the stories that populate Cupertino
Clubs: Behind the Screens

Clubs: Behind the Screens

Student life is a prevalent aspect of the MVHS community. It's not uncommon for students to find themselves involved or interested in one or more clubs. Ranging from volunteering to foreign culture to...

Nostalgia revisited

Nostalgia revisited

Sophia Chen, Krish Dev, Leanna Sun , and Brian Xu February 9, 2021
Returning to childhood roots amidst a pandemic
Photo illustration by Jayanti Jha and Lance Tong

Sprains, strains and pains

Athletes reflect on their experiences with various injuries
Sexual assault

Sexual assault

Examining sexual assault in Bay Area high schools
'The Misanthrope': Behind the Camera

‘The Misanthrope’: Behind the Camera

After having to postpone last year’s Spring Play, Mamma Mia, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MV Drama department has put together and released its first virtual play: “The Misanthrope." Loosely set...

Yes, she can.

Yes, she can.

Exploring different facets of feminism and how they impact students, staff and alumni
Permanent Resident: Immigration at MVHS

Permanent Resident: Immigration at MVHS

Some immigration journeys to the U.S. begin by boarding a small fishing boat packed with refugees fleeing war. Some immigration journeys begin in the form of childhood dreams and finally become a reality...

Graphic by Annie Zhang

This is ________: Music and the human condition

From “Edelweiss“ to "808s & Heartbreak,” music is nestled within our day-to-day Zoom breaks, karaoke sessions and midnight adrenaline rushes. Read more about MVHS students and teachers’ nostalgic...

International Responses to COVID

International Responses to COVID

Comparing responses to COVID abroad to MVHS experiences with COVID
College in COVID-19

College in COVID-19

Exploring the various ways the pandemic affects colleges and the application process
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