El Estoque

The freshman class officers take a group photo in their Leadership class | Photo by Ryland Adzich

A year of firsts

Gauri Manoj January 21, 2021
The freshman class officers discuss their first semester experiences and goals for the future
Hannah Baker and her family celebrating Christmas. Photo by Irma Baker|Used with permission

Growing up in a religious household

Nishat Kazi January 20, 2021
Students reflect on how they formed their beliefs and practices
MVHS senior Manas Manu discusses publishing his first music piece

The making and promotion of Manas Manu’s first song

Arjan Madan and Tina Low January 11, 2021
MVHS senior Manas Manu discusses publishing his first music piece
ReTales: Not so small talk

ReTales: Not so small talk

Anushka De December 17, 2020
Finding meaning in five minutes conversations as a cashier
Yes, she can.

Yes, she can.

Exploring different facets of feminism and how they impact students, staff and alumni
Students share the reason or moment behind their chosen senior quote for the 2020-2021 school year..

Famous Last Words

Elena Khan December 14, 2020
Graduating seniors share the stories behind their senior quotes
Math teacher Colin Anderson shares fond memories with his students and gives insight in how he remembers student names.

50 Questions with Colin Anderson

Elena Khan and Prisha Tiwari December 7, 2020
In the 11th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Colin Anderson 50 questions.
50 Questions with Hannah Gould

50 Questions with Hannah Gould

Shivani Madhan December 7, 2020
In the tenth installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Hannah Gould 50 questions in her workspace
The mental and physical impacts of hormone treatments for transitioning kids

The mental and physical impacts of hormone treatments for transitioning kids

Nishat Kazi December 5, 2020
Examining the process of undergoing hormone treatments for teenagers

Quaran-TWINNED

Michelle Chen and Mira Wagner November 30, 2020
Exploring how remote learning affects twins
MVHS social science teacher Hilary Barron poses with her two-year-old son in this photo. Photo courtesy of Hilary Barron

Access to childcare in the midst of COVID-19

Oishee Misra November 25, 2020
FUHSD teachers utilize the FUHSD-Action Day partnership and childcare facilities
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...

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