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English teacher Mark Carpenter opens a Curious Cat account

English teacher Mark Carpenter opens a Curious Cat account

Rachel Jiang

March 22, 2020

Investigating one teacher’s approach to connecting with their students during the shelter-in-place order

Quarantined Cupertino

Quarantined Cupertino

Rachel Jiang

March 21, 2020

Photos of the city during its “shelter in place” policy

Community Poetry & Prose Night: A celebration of creativity

Community Poetry & Prose Night: A celebration of creativity

Iman Malik, Emily Xia, and Brian Xu

March 14, 2020

Cupertino community members share their experiences contributing to a city-wide poetry anthology

50 Questions with Robbie Hoffman

50 Questions with Robbie Hoffman

Anjali Singh and Collin Qian

March 14, 2020

In the ninth installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Robbie Hoffman 50 questions in his classroom

Senior Elena Chen’s cello playing experience

Senior Elena Chen’s cello playing experience

Claire Wen and Tyler Cho

March 13, 2020

Senior Elena Chen describes her path to becoming a member of the National Youth Orchestra

The faces behind COVID-19

The faces behind COVID-19

Tyler Cho, Alyssa Hui, Tanish Mendki, Collin Qian, Shreshta Ranganathan, and Claire Wen

March 13, 2020

Exploring the stories of members of the MVHS community impacted by the novel coronavirus

Section 504

Section 504

Jefferson Le and Annie Zhang

March 13, 2020

*Rowan is anonymous in order to protect their identity.  The 504 plan is a law within the Americans with Disabilities Act, which states that individuals who are clinically or medically diagnosed with a disability that impairs their academic success are entitled to “reasonable accommodations” — ex...

Speaking up: How teachers work with students with speech anxiety

Speaking up: How teachers work with students with speech anxiety

Sophia Chen and Alyssa Hui

March 11, 2020

Teachers explain their ways of dealing with student anxiety when speaking in class

Tiny Love Stories

Tiny Love Stories

Anushka De, News Editor

February 28, 2020

Five MVHS students and staff share small moments where they felt a lot of love

50 Questions with Scott Victorine

50 Questions with Scott Victorine

Iman Malik and Brian Xu

February 9, 2020

In the eighth installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Scott Victorine 50 questions in his classroom

Path to the Peak: Members of the MVHS community share their backpacking experiences

Path to the Peak: Members of the MVHS community share their backpacking experiences

Sophia Chen and Brian Xu

February 8, 2020

Backpacking: an outdoor activity that combines backcountry camping and hiking, requiring the participant to carry all their necessities on their backs. It can be venturing beyond the state of California into New Mexico with a Boy Scout troop. It can be trekking through the Alaskan wilderness with a s...