El Estoque

Quote outvote

Quote outvote

Ruth Feng, Claire Wen

December 13, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

The ins and outs of choosing senior quotes for the yearbook

New council members Willey and Chao sworn in to Cupertino City Council

New council members Willey and Chao sworn in to Cupertino City Council

Andrea Perng

December 11, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

On Dec. 6, mayor Darcy Paul and new city councilmembers Liang Chao and Jon Robert Willey were sworn in to the Cupertino City Council, surrounded by poinsettias on the dias podium and, for Chao and Willey, standing ovations. After initial predictions that incumbent councilwoman and former mayor Savita Vaidhya...

MVHS Future Business Leaders of America’s upcoming events

MVHS Future Business Leaders of America’s upcoming events

Hannah Lee and Alyssa Hui

December 8, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

MVFBLA officers share information for second semester

City of Cupertino holds 2018 tree lighting ceremony

City of Cupertino holds 2018 tree lighting ceremony

Charlotte Chui

December 5, 2018


Filed under Local, NEWS

 n Friday, Nov. 30, the City of Cupertino held the 2018 tree lighting ceremony at the Quinlan Community Center. At 6 p.m., the a cappella group Business Casual, national champions of the 2018 Harmony Sweepstakes, began their performance. As community members started to gather around the unlit Christmas tree...

MVHS Suicide Prevention Presentation

MVHS Suicide Prevention Presentation

Dhruvika Randad and Jasmine Lee

December 2, 2018


Filed under A closer look, Best of News, Education

On Thursday, Nov. 15, parents of the MVHS community arrived at the auditorium to hear speakers from El Camino Hospital talk about suicide prevention. The parents were greeted by a long table topped with El Camino fliers, pens and small index cards, and were encouraged to write down questions, commen...

Democracy Through a Screen

Democracy Through a Screen

Ruth Feng and Lakshanyaa Ganesh

November 21, 2018


Filed under National, NEWS

aylor Swift superfan senior Risha Baxi was having a normal Monday morning on Oct. 29 until her friend sent her a text message ending with a string of exclamation points. Swift had reposted Baxi’s parents on her Instagram story. The previous day, her parents had headed to the polls to cast their votes for the lo...

A Change in U.S.

A Change in U.S.

Sunjin Chang and Sarah Young

November 21, 2018


Filed under From the magazine, NEWS

ith the midterm elections wrapping up, candidate flyers are tossed into recycle bins, lawn signs pulled from yards and proposition ads no longer pop up on computer screens. This year, a section of the ballot not only included national propositions but also had a list of candidates running to represen...

Rising voices

Rising voices

Robert Liu

November 21, 2018


Filed under From the magazine, NEWS

For many Americans, the recent midterm election provided an opportunity to wield their rights and make their voices heard. Even though citizens must be 18 to vote, MV students argue that the current youth, empowered through social media and other rapid information exchanges, has the potential to bring grea...

Planting roots: Standing tall

Planting roots: Standing tall

Flora Peng, Tyler Cho, and Collin Qian

November 19, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS, Roots Christian Club

On Saturday, Nov. 17, Roots Christian Club members attended the United in Christ (UIC) Praise Night at the River of Life Christian Church. Hosted by all the local Christian Clubs of the FUHSD, the theme of gathering was “Valiant.” Drawing inspiration from the Bible verse, Luke 24: 32, the messa...