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Powderpuff 2015 v 2016: what happened?

Mihir Joshi

March 12, 2014

A look into how the game ended, and why there will be a rematch Read More »

Winter wonderquad

Anjali Bhat

December 18, 2013

The academic quad appeared merry and bright on Friday, Dec. 13 as streamers lined the railings of the A, B and C buildings and a holiday tree with colorful ornaments stood in the center. To join in on the festivities, students were encouraged to wear “ugly Christmas sweaters,” eat candy canes,...

Mat Stats: The cost of Quad Decs

Mat Stats: The cost of Quad Decs

Tanisha Dasmunshi

September 29, 2013

Godly thrones, Atlantean water fountains, the castle in Camelot, or the glittering land of El Dorado: which Quad Decs cost the most?  Read More »...

Homecoming 2013: ‘Atlantis shipWRECKED’ spirit day outfits

Homecoming 2013: ‘Atlantis shipWRECKED’ spirit day outfits

Kathleen Yuan

September 24, 2013

This Tuesday, MVHS students dressed up in either mismatching or Atlantis-themed outfits. The dress-up day points will count towards each class’ overall homecoming score. As for today’s class dress-up day results, 2015 came out on top with 45.5 percent of the class in “shipWRECKED” gear, 201...

Homecoming 2013: El Dorado golden outfits

Homecoming 2013: El Dorado golden outfits

Kathleen Yuan

September 23, 2013

Everyday during Homecoming week, El Estoque will be recapping the spirit days with some examples of the day's themed outfits. With the first spirit day of Homecoming week at its end, here's a look at two golden outfits. The class with the most dress up spirit was 2014 with 27.1 percent, followed by 2015 with 22.9 percent, then 2017 with 20.8 percent and ...

Rushed preparations of freshman class lead to disadvantage at rally

Rushed preparations of freshman class lead to disadvantage at rally

Nathan Desai

September 3, 2012

Being a freshman is tough. The class of 2016 just finished their second week of high school and they have already faced defeat at their first MVHS rally. Everyone at MVHS knows the feeling. Being a freshman at the Welcome Back Rally is the longest half-hour in high school. Many freshmen are confused...

Freshmen discuss 2016 class officer elections

Freshmen discuss 2016 class officer elections

Jennifer Lee

August 29, 2012

Freshman voters describe what qualities they’re looking for in a class officer and tell us which candidate they’re supporting. They also share some of their favorite campaign poster designs and give a three-word summary of their thoughts on election week in general. This video was filmed before ...

Back to school: 50 fresh faces

Back to school: 50 fresh faces

Morahd Shawki

August 28, 2012

It’s a new school year at MVHS, and among the new schedules, reunions and activities, most of the upperclassmen have forgotten that there’s a new class here as well, the class of 2016 to be exact. El Estoque took the liberty of interviewing 50 new freshmen about their lives at MVHS. Mouse over a...