El Estoque

Closing Week during remote learning provides alternatives to typical high-stakes final exams

Closing Week during remote learning provides alternatives to typical high-stakes final exams

Tanish Mendki and Arjan Madan December 13, 2020
Examining the various ways teachers are administering final assessments to wrap up first semester
A close up shot of a

Acknowledging Cultural Celebrations

Abdullah Memon, Aditya Shukla, and Justin E Kim December 5, 2020
The MVHS administration’s stance on cultural awareness and reducing workload for traditionally celebrated holidays
The Rise and Fall of CUSDs Enrollment and Expenditures

The Rise and Fall of CUSDs Enrollment and Expenditures

Lance Tong November 26, 2020
Exploring CUSDs financial and enrollment situation throughout the years
Walsworth Social Success Webinar

El Valedor presents at national yearbook workshop

Devin Gupta, News and Web Editor November 20, 2020
Junior Lydia Lu shares her COVID-19 social media strategy at yearbook webinar
International Responses to COVID

International Responses to COVID

Comparing responses to COVID abroad to MVHS experiences with COVID
Truffle Shuffle cofounders Jason McKinney (left) and Tyler Vorce (right) host an online cooking class. Used with permission

Cupertino Businesses in Quarantine

Cupertino businesses adapts to the unexpected circumstances created by the pandemic
Proposition 16 and affirmative action is becoming an issue in the UC system | Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Impact of Affirmative Action on Asian Americans

Minjae Kang October 27, 2020
How affirmative action affects Asian Americans in college applications
Band Director John Gilchrist talks to wind ensemble through zoom (photo used with permission of John Gilchrist)

COVID-19’s impact on the MVHS Band

Tina Low and Minjae Kang October 27, 2020
How Concert Band’s new instructor and students have adapted to virtual practices
Graphic of an ASB card used to promote ASB cards on school website found on Infinite Loop.

ASB card sales are down for the 2020-21 school year

Ayah Ali-Ahmad October 24, 2020
How Leadership, Athletics and El Valedor worked to increase ASB card sales
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House Fire on Cheryl Drive

Rachel Jiang October 5, 2020
Assessing the perspectives of spectators and owners of the home during the incident
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Ballot Box

Exploring local politics in our community
The front of the Standard Liquor store located in Los Altos.

Five juvenile females rob Standard Liquor in Los Altos

Oishee Misra and Brian Xu September 26, 2020
Examining the actions of LHS and MVHS seniors and teen alcohol usage in our school community
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