El Estoque

Khorasanis Haftseen contains all the traditional elements, while displaying her familys personal creative flair.

Celebrating Nowruz

Nika Zamani March 25, 2021
Persians continue to celebrate parts of Persian New Year despite a second year in a pandemic
Investigating the interactions between teachers, unions, districts and communities that shaped the reopening of schools

“Parent bullies” and “teachers who cried wolf”

Anushka De and Riya Ravuri March 19, 2021
How disadvantaged students and financial incentives led to schools resuming in-person instruction
Live coverage of MVHS’ shift from distance learning to hybrid, in-person instruction

Live coverage of MVHS’ shift from distance learning to hybrid, in-person instruction

Oishee Misra March 9, 2021
Updates on FUHSD decisions about returning to in-person school
On March 8, FUHSD hosted a Parent & Community webinar to provide updates about a potential return to in-person school during the 2020-21 school year, in light of recent events at the district, county, state and national levels.

FUHSD panel hosts community webinar to offer distance learning updates

Oishee Misra March 9, 2021
FUHSD community receives information about a potential return to in-person school, including testing, vaccines and safety protocols
A twitter user captures an image of a CUSD parent in support of returning to schools.

CUSD discusses returning to in person learning

Lance Tong March 8, 2021
Exploring parents’, teachers’ and board members’ reaction to CUSDs reopening plan
A group of investors on Reddit tried to best large Wall Street hedge funds by driving up the price of Gamestop stock

Off the market: How Robinhood’s mission to democratize trading highlights a bigger problem of financial illiteracy

Anushka De, Features Editor March 7, 2021
Exploring how a lack of financial education affects individuals’ accessibility to financial markets
A womans 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.
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...

Photo courtesy of California All-State Music Education Conference

MVHS Music Department’s All-State Band and Orchestra members

Aditya Shukla and Devin Gupta February 8, 2021
How All-State band programs are managed through the screen
The College Board announces cancellation of SAT Subject Tests and SAT optional essays.

College Board cancels SAT Subject Tests and SAT optional essay

Devin Gupta and Jefferson Le January 30, 2021

On Jan. 19, 2021, the College Board announced in a blog post that it would no longer be offering SAT Subject Tests in the U.S. Additionally, the SAT optional essay would no longer be included for test...

2021 AP exams

2021 AP exams

Tanish Mendki January 23, 2021
Exploring the uncertainty regarding AP tests this year and its implications for MVHS students and staff
The free peer tutoring program, Study Buddy Society, uses this image in their flyer for the program.

Study Buddy tutoring continues throughout remote instruction

Matthew Yoshimoto January 22, 2021
How students who need extra support are getting it during the pandemic
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