El Estoque

Korean Club holds its first meeting of the new year

Korean Club holds its first meeting of the new year

Claire Yang

January 31, 2018


Filed under Briefs

reshman Yan Zheng grins, grabbing a gift bag with various Korean treats and holding it up in excitement. Zheng decided to start off his year with a little Korean culture as he attended the first meeting of the year for Korean Club. On Jan. 4, Korean Club kicked off its meeting with a presentation rev...

MVHS Robotics Team uses the off-season to practice and prepare for the upcoming season

MVHS Robotics Team uses the off-season to practice and prepare for the upcoming season

Nathan Stevens

October 20, 2017


Filed under Local, NEWS

To a passerby, it looks like a typical weekend at Evergreen Valley HS. Classes have stopped, students and staff have gone home for the weekend and, for the most part, the campus is silent. But on Saturday, October 14, cars filled the parking lot with students who share one thing: a passion for robotic...

Highlights of the 2017 Homecoming rally

Highlights of the 2017 Homecoming rally

Michelle Wong

October 13, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Additional reporting by Hannah Lee, Shayon Moradi, Ilena Peng and Sharjeel Rahman Although the Homecoming football was canceled due to the poor air conditions, MVHS still demonstrated their spirit and enthusiasm by participating in the rally. Students showed their upbeat performances that had the c...

Highlights of the 2017 Welcome Back Rally

Highlights of the 2017 Welcome Back Rally

Chetana Ramaiyer

September 2, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Additional Reporting by Shayon Moradi, Shar Rahman and Ilena Peng. The Welcome Back rally began as it always does. The gym was almost full with the exception of a noticeable gap where you would expect the seniors to be. That is, until the moment when the class of 2018 emerged from behind the ...

Recap of 2017’s Farewell Rally

Recap of 2017’s Farewell Rally

Michelle Wong

May 25, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT

  veryone in the gym collectively held their breath, waiting for the seniors to rip through the flimsy yellow poster keeping them in the gym lobby. Only, they didn’t. The gym was quiet for the first and last time during the Farewell Rally on Friday, May 19, and the song playing in the bac...

Highlights of the 2017 winter rally

Highlights of the 2017 winter rally

Katerina Pappas

February 3, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life, Uncategorized

heers from every side shake the bleachers. As the 2017 Vegas-themed winter rally comes to an end, a sea of cornsilk gold flows out of the gym along with the students. The class of 2018 has won their first rally — out of pure luck. Juniors stare at each other out of shock and excitement as they cele...

What to look forward to in 2017

What to look forward to in 2017

Devika Watave

January 19, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Media

A new year, a new start. Most of us will jump at the opportunity to spend time on a new activity, develop new relationships or completely “re-make” ourselves. A new start also means new entertainment: books, movies, technology and plays, just to name a few. Scroll through the tabs to take a look...

Students and staff share their resolutions for 2017

Students and staff share their resolutions for 2017

Nathan Stevens

January 10, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

s 2016 comes to a close and the new year begins, many people are taking part in the long-standing tradition of New Year’s resolutions. Scroll down to see how people at MVHS are starting off 2017 with a change for the better. ...

Homecoming unites the school through competition

Homecoming unites the school through competition

Devika Watave

October 3, 2016


Filed under Best of Entertainment, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment featured, Student life

Designed and coded by Shar Rahman Competitive. A word used all too often to describe MVHS. During Homecoming, that description rings more true than ever. For a full week, 2500 students are pitted against each other. Each class fights tirelessly to rally the greatest number of participants in dress...

Follow the leader: how interschool social media gap affects leadership communications

Follow the leader: how interschool social media gap affects leadership communications

Jessica Xing

September 21, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine, Media

Story by Hannan Waliullah and Jessica Xing  acebook is the new Myspace. "New" in the sense that for the younger generation, it is heading towards its grave. With the abundance of social media platforms these days -- Vine, Instagram, Twitter, Musical.ly, Snapchat -- each platform is streamlined and h...

Meet the new 2017 class officers

Meet the new 2017 class officers

Chetana Ramaiyer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Briefs

Co-Reported with Aanchal Garg. New year, new faces. At the beginning of the school year, students see the inexperienced freshmen crowding the corridors. However, “new” is not exactly something that comes to mind for juniors becoming seniors.* But fresh faces were exactly what the class of 2017 ...

2017 class officers reflect on progress made first semester

2017 class officers reflect on progress made first semester

Aanchal Garg

December 16, 2015


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

ith the semester coming to an end and the holiday season arriving, El Estoque asked 2017 secretary Maddie Park and treasurer Alex Maertens to recap what happened this past semester, including homecoming and multiple fundraisers, as well as their plans for the new year, mainly junior prom. El Estoque:...