El Estoque

Homecoming Rally 2019

Homecoming Rally 2019

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra

October 13, 2019

Despite scheduling changes the Homecoming Rally successfully kicks off Homecoming Week

The audition process behind Andaaz

The audition process behind Andaaz

Shreshta Ranganathan, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

oing into the 2019 Andaaz auditions, senior captains Vega Jethani and Surya Ramesh and junior captains Akshat Rohatgi and Sachi Roy asked every student auditioning the same question: “What is the most important trait every dance team should have?”  Roy breaks down the answers that students gave into four categor...

Monta Vista Andaaz at ‘Spotlite on India’

Monta Vista Andaaz at ‘Spotlite on India’

Ishani Singh

April 12, 2019

As the school year winds down, the MV Andaaz team is preparing for its first and last home show of the year, Spotlite on India, hosted by Indian-American Student Association (IASA). Despite taking part in several shows at various other schools both within and outside of FUHSD this year, Spotlite is co...

MV Andaaz performs at Winter Showcase

MV Andaaz performs at Winter Showcase

Chetana Ramaiyer

December 11, 2017

Taking the floor: What makes different Indian dances unique

Taking the floor: What makes different Indian dances unique

Michelle Wong

November 15, 2017

n a school where the student body is 83 percent Asian, influences from different Asian cultures are especially prominent. One such way for South Asian students to express their cultural heritage is through the numerous forms of Indian dance, whether it be on one of the MVHS dance teams or outside of...

MV Andaaz discusses their goals for the year and how they can improve

MV Andaaz discusses their goals for the year and how they can improve

Chetana Ramaiyer

September 15, 2017

His first Bollywood performance was at Google in his freshman year, with almost 3,000 people gathered for Diwali, the Indian festival of lights. Looking back, he’s sure that he had made many mistakes, but he kept dancing. Now, four years later, senior Dhruv Parikh is co-president of MV Andaaz, a bo...

MV Andaaz takes the stage with an all-new captain team

MV Andaaz takes the stage with an all-new captain team

Amanda Chan

October 21, 2016

In most clubs, the officer team is comprised of experienced leaders, with some being second year officers. But that’s not the case for MV Andaaz, whose leaders for the 2016-2017 school year are all new. Originally, the four member captain team had one returning captain along with three new ones....

Sunday Projects: Backstage Tashan

Sunday Projects: Backstage Tashan

Trisha Kholiya

April 10, 2016

Check out what happened during the show here. 5:30 p.m. It’s an hour and a half before the 7 p.m. show’s start on Apr. 9, but the broken clock on the far wall of the MVHS Student Union insists that it’s 8:30 p.m. Beneath the clock bustles groups of student performers, with seven distinct clusters ...

Sunday Projects: Tashan

Sunday Projects: Tashan

Trisha Kholiya

April 10, 2016

Story written by Trisha Kholiya and Mingjie Zhong. MV TASHAN PERFORMANCE by El Estoque on Exposure Check out what happened before the show here....

Dance club MV Andaaz returns with a new name and style

Dance club MV Andaaz returns with a new name and style

Shriya Deshpande

August 21, 2015

Updated on August 22 at 6:57 PM: MV Andaaz will not be having Sunday practices.  Updated on August 22 at 6:57 PM: MV Andaaz will also be performing at Spotlite on India.  VHS features four very different dance teams that are not only comprised of completely unique styles but also of special at...