El Estoque

Speech Club’s October Social

Speech Club’s October Social

Anjali Singh

October 18, 2019

Members bond through playing the murder mystery game Ravenwood Masquerade Mystery

Lance Tong

October 12, 2019

Lance is currently a sophomore and a staff writer and El Estoque.  He plays volleyball in his spare time for school.   He likes to hang out with friends, sleep and spend time with his family.

Athlete of the Month: Anusha Pothenini

Athlete of the Month: Anusha Pothenini

Stuti Upadhyay

October 1, 2019

Senior Anusha Pothineni was always a tall kid. Because of this, many people would suggest she play volleyball or basketball. Inspired by her cousin who also played volleyball, Pothineni eventually followed up on these suggestions in fifth grade. As Pothineni began devoting more time and effort to the...

App and Web Development Club officers compete at the University of Pennsylvania Hackathon

App and Web Development Club officers compete at the University of Pennsylvania Hackathon

Devin Gupta

September 27, 2019

“Artificial intelligence” and “machine learning” are common buzzwords about programming, but the App and Web Development club’s officers of Android development Gautham Raghupathi and Tom Zhang are working to teach MVHS students about common uses of programming.   Recently, they attended the PennApps 20 hack...

Captains on and off the field

Captains on and off the field

Justine Ha and Collin Qian

September 20, 2019

Comparing the similarities and differences in leadership in sports and in other extracurriculars

Letting the team down

Letting the team down

Collin Qian

September 20, 2019

How I failed at being a junior varsity tennis captain

The spirit of a leader

The spirit of a leader

Stuti Uphadyay and Kamyar Moradi

September 20, 2019

The dynamic between captains and leaders on the field in sports

Students in the Athletic Senate

Students in the Athletic Senate

Swara Tewari and Anjali Singh

September 20, 2019

Members of the Student Athletic Senate discuss their role in improving the MVHS athletic community

Confrontation is Courage

Confrontation is Courage

Stuti Upadhyay

May 25, 2019

For the longest time, I would compromise for anything and everything. I absolutely hated any form of confrontation. Any time I was in an argument or encountered some sort of issue, I would be the first person to apologize. In fact, I would over apologize. Most of the time, I wasn’t apologizing becaus...

Confrontation is Costly

Confrontation is Costly

Ishani Singh

May 25, 2019

I’ve always liked to think of myself as strong. I’ve never been one to back down from a fight, even though I’m the kind of person you take one look at and usually don’t give a second thought about. And because of this, it’s really easy for my voice to get lost in a crowd. I usually have to work...

Get me the numbers

Claire Chang and Sara Entezar

May 24, 2019

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

Stuti Upadhyay

May 22, 2019

As a child, junior Jeremy Wu was extremely athletic, trying out various teams sports like baseball, basketball, and hockey. However, no sport really seemed to click until fourth grade, when Wu tried tennis.3 Since fourth grade, Wu has excelled at tennis, entering high school and playing on the MVH...