El Estoque

Cheer and Song: A year’s worth of effort

Cheer and Song: A year’s worth of effort

Becca Zheng

December 2, 2016

“ne two, three four, five six, seven eight. Hail to thee’ ole MV High!” MV’s cheer and song team work towards a set of goals and aim to reach national level of competition. Although team members have different levels of cheer experience, they work together to accomplish a variety of routines a...

Hidden in plain sight

Hidden in plain sight

Miloni Vora

May 20, 2016

co-authored by Sandhya Kannan he mirror reveals a reflection uncomfortable in its own shell. It begins to speak through a presentation that appears to be thoroughly rehearsed line by line, but the only thing that goes through the speaker’s mind is the fear of stumbling.For three seniors, this is an ...

Senior Columns

Senior Columns

ZaZu Lippert

May 19, 2016

our El Estoque seniors share what they've learned in high school and beyond and what they'll take with them as they move on to adulthood. Click on the pictures below to read their stories. Seconds Forever by Justin Kim A gut feeling by Malini Ramaiyer A new love by Pranav Iyer Today I am a senior by Anjana Melvin ...

Fight or flight: Seniors use their voices to express their beliefs

Fight or flight: Seniors use their voices to express their beliefs

Renee Pu

May 19, 2016

Story written and reported by Neha Patchipala and Renee Pu he crowd started to sing as it moved forward and senior Mariana Miranda sped up her pace. She looked through the posters held high in the air and tried to catch up with the youth leaders. Miranda was among the tens of thousands of partici...

Scream and Shout: Share your voice

Scream and Shout: Share your voice

Derek Shao

May 18, 2016

Original story written by Aditi Desai and Sanjana Murthy rom MV Cares to the Pray for Paris filters, Facebook profile pictures have taken a major role in the student body’s voice and community involvement. A vast majority of MVHS students decided to change or create their pictures to demonstrat...

Major Change: Seniors plan to improve the lives of others with their declared majors

Major Change: Seniors plan to improve the lives of others with their declared majors

Sharon Tung

May 18, 2016

Co-authored by Tal Marom and Zach Sanchez Oftentimes we think of college as a time for personal change, an essential part of picking one’s focus and finally entering adulthood. But through our studies, through our future professions, what do we seek to change about the world? MVHS seniors discuss ...

Unpopular Opinions

Unpopular Opinions

Emily Zhao

May 18, 2016

n every community there’s bound to be a mainstream. From being politically liberal to the light-hearted things like enjoying PMT, most of us have preferences that are the norm. But there are also those who stray from the typical, who bring diversity, interesting ideas and controve...