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Nurses at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center pose for a photo to thank the numerous kids who have sent in a letter via the email forum.

Lending a helping hand

Justine Ha and Tabitha Mendez May 26, 2020
Track & Field team helps boost essential worker morale
Senior Lauren Lee began playing softball when she was 5 years and was on varsity all 4 years.

Softball: Class of 2020 Seniors

Jayanti Jha and Collin Qian May 23, 2020

As the MVHS softball season comes to a close, the seniors reflect on all their years being on the team as they share their fun experiences and most favorite memories. Lauren Lee At the end of her...

MV Sports Medicine Club at the Stanford ATR. Photo from @mvsports_medicine

Looking back at MV Sports Medicine Club for the 2019-2020 school year

Anjali Singh and Collin Qian May 21, 2020
Officers of the club reminisce on memories from this year and make plans for the future
Photo courtesy of Wikpedia

The NFL is dumb

Anish Vasudevan May 13, 2020
The league is failing to take care of its most valuable players
Athletes continue practicing virtually

Athletes continue practicing virtually

Jayanti Jha and Jefferson Le May 13, 2020

Video conferencing apps like Zoom have become almost an essential for school due to shelter-in-place restrictions. In particular, student athletes at MVHS use apps like Zoom as tools to host virtual workouts...

Senior Triya Roy is part of the varsity track team and participated in the Rustbuster Invitational Track Meet in March.

Athletes continue preparing for their sports next year

Jayanti Jha May 2, 2020

With shelter-in-place restrictions opening up students’ schedules, many have turned to picking up a new hobby, learning something new or baking their favorite treats. However, for some MVHS athletes,...

Boys Volleyball: Class of 2020 Seniors

Boys Volleyball: Class of 2020 Seniors

Anjali Singh and Rucha Soman May 1, 2020
The class of 2020 reflects on their time playing MVHS volleyball
Offensive Coordinator Cody Owens watches players on the field.

Football coach Cody Owens takes position as Athletic Director at Homestead HS

Hannah Lee May 1, 2020
Owens will no longer coach MVHS football as he takes on his new role
Illustration by Anish Vasudevan

A & K Podcast: 2020 NFL Draft

Anish Vasudevan and Kamyar Moradi April 29, 2020
El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan analyze the 2020 NFL draft
COVID-19 and its impact on the sports community

COVID-19 and its impact on the sports community

Devin Gupta, Tanish Mendki, Leanna Sun , and Alyssa Hui April 19, 2020
Exploring the feelings from different MVHS athletes who have been impacted directly from this and the fans of professional sports leagues
This was on the empty field behind the school where we started a game of soccer together. Photo by Emory Heath

Sports: a love that needs no language

Tabitha Mendez April 10, 2020

I’ve never really cared for soccer, unless you count the couple months I spent at the age of six, running away from the ball instead of towards it. However, in the summer of 2019, I took a trip with...

Tom Brady signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after 20 years with the New England Patriots

Tom Brady signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after 20 years with the New England Patriots

Jefferson Le and Rucha Soman April 10, 2020

In his 20 seasons as the quarterback for the New England Patriots, Tom Brady won six super bowls, earning a total of four Super Bowl MVPs and three league MVP awards. However, after the Patriots lost in...

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