El Estoque

Jai Uparkar
Jai Uparkar is a senior and a third-year staff member. She previously served as a print features editor and multimedia news editor, and now serves as a print news editor. She plays tennis and in her free time, she likes to take Buzzfeed quizzes and film videos about local businesses in Cupertino.

Jai Uparkar, News Editor

May 27, 2020
Customization Craze: Students turn everyday accessories into a form of self-expression (Story)
Apr 13, 2020
COVID-19 news coverage (Story)
Mar 22, 2020
100 things to do when you’re bored while social distancing (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
The Blue Wave: Teen involvement in California primaries (Story/Media)
Mar 06, 2020
2020 Junior Prom combined with Senior Ball due to coronavirus concerns (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
Keep the dream alive (Story/Media)
Jan 20, 2020
Class of 2020 wins second place in MVHS’s first Class Royale (Story/Media)
Jan 18, 2020
Girls Basketball: MVHS falls to Mountain View HS after struggling to maintain possessions (Story)
Jan 17, 2020
Winter Care of Roses: Master Gardeners learn about rose care (Story/Media)
Jan 10, 2020
Spruce it up: Cupertino Tree Lighting Ceremony (Story/Media)
Dec 16, 2019
Annual Cupertino Christmas Tree Lighting (Story)
Nov 24, 2019
Famous Last Words: Senior Quotes (Story)
Nov 23, 2019
Left in the dark (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Introducing the Class of 2020’s Homecoming Court (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2019
Healing: Exploring how people cope with injury (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Santa Clara County employees conduct a rolling strike in front of the Cupertino Library (Story/Media)
Oct 14, 2019
Whole Foods Cupertino hosts We Love Local Event (Story/Media)
Sep 27, 2019
The year of gold: Celebrating MVHS’ 50th anniversary (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
MVHS 50th Anniversary Celebration (Story/Media)
Aug 25, 2019
Class of 2020 hosts first Senior Sunrise of the year (Story)
May 31, 2019
Celebrating Spotlite: A showcase of Indian culture (Story)
May 22, 2019
A Warrior’s faith (Story)
May 22, 2019
Skipping into Retirement (Story)
May 08, 2019
The six couples strutting down the Senior Ball Fashion Show (Story)
May 06, 2019
The custodial parade (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
The story behind 2019’s Powderpuff three peat championship (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Don’t Quit On Me (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
The unexpected stories teachers don’t tell students (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
Rain, Rain Go Away (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
MVHS students conquer their hidden illnesses (Story)
Mar 02, 2019
Class of 2019 levels up (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Advisory: Adult Content (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Thank you, Andy (Story)
Jan 21, 2019
In his element: 50 questions with Jay Shelton (Story)
Dec 18, 2018
Out of Time (Story)
Dec 18, 2018
Vibrant stories: unique aspects of 10 MVHS students (Story)
Dec 15, 2018
Team Knock Out Cancer competes in national cancer fundraising contest (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
A stroke of luck (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
Welcoming diversity: The non-Indian dancers of MV Bhangra (Story/Media)
Oct 24, 2018
His watchful eyes (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
Living the dream (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
Playing the Erhu (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Idol No More (Story)
Sep 23, 2018
Leading a Lasting Legacy (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
50 fresh faces (Story)
May 25, 2018
A Beary Good Time (Story)
May 18, 2018
“Enough is Enough” (Story)
May 16, 2018
Outcome of the AP Exams (Story)
May 09, 2018
Leaving a legacy (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
A day without seniors (Story)
Mar 31, 2018
Chemistry teacher replaces the letter grades ‘A’ and ‘B’ with an ‘X’ (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
“Enough is Enough” (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
How to make stress balls (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
MVHS holds first technology career night of the year (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
Every Drop Counts (Story)
Jan 16, 2018
The effect of School Loop’s absence on teachers and students (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
A holiday full of giving (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
The stress recommendation letters put on counselors (Story)
Nov 24, 2017
Apple Visitor Center opens to the public (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
Neuroscience club and FPPN collaborate for upcoming brain dissection (Story)
Nov 07, 2017
AP chemistry students find old test online (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Neuroscience club holds a guest talk about eating disorders (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Poor air quality affects the Bay Area (Story)
Oct 08, 2017
How Las Vegas changed us (or didn’t) (Story)
Oct 07, 2017
Library staff holds a tie tying tutorial (Story)
Sep 04, 2017
Research Club: A different approach for success (Story)
Aug 23, 2017
The learning never stops (Story)