El Estoque

MUSIC: A joyous Spring Pops Concert

MUSIC: A joyous Spring Pops Concert
May 19, 2012

“What’s the difference between a piano and a fish?” Senior Katarina Zorko pauses. “You can’t ‘tune-a-fish!’” At this, the audience laughs at how terrible Zorko’s pun is. Imagine...

Girls softball: Initial gap in score leads to loss for Matadors

Girls softball: Initial gap in score leads to loss for Matadors
May 4, 2012

Despite defeating Los Gatos High School at their April 28 game, the varsity softball home game against the Wildcats ended in defeat on May 1. After a brief lead during the start of the game, the score...

Brick by brick

Brick by brick
April 7, 2012

Bricks. For the especially low price of $125 (or $200 for per larger brick) one can get their very own customized MVHS brick. It sounds like the deal of a lifetime. From a logical standpoint,...

‘Titanic 3D’ still great, but minimally improved

‘Titanic 3D’ still great, but minimally improved
April 5, 2012

The disaster of the Titanic is a story that both awes and horrifies. In 1912, the so-called “unsinkable ship” hit an iceberg and pulled down 1514 people to their watery graves. This tragic moment...

VIDEO: Guitar club lessons

VIDEO: Guitar club lessons
March 7, 2012

Guitar club provides instruments and lessons for its members. This video is a glimpse of how their regular meetings go, and was recorded on Feb. 7. Guitar club is also searching for performers...

TwoCast: Episode 4

TwoCast: Episode 4
February 28, 2012

Angela Liu and Nona Penner are TwoCast. Together, we fail so that you can succeed. This time, we skip reading the instructions and jump right into classic board games.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rose Grams

PHOTO GALLERY: Rose Grams
February 14, 2012

Click through for captions. On Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, Chinese Club members delivered pre-made rose grams. The rose grams, which were bought for $2 beforehand, come with a ribbon adorned rose and...

REX club casts actors

REX club casts actors
December 7, 2011

Who is Sheldon McKinsey? He is a shy, awkward and out-of-place teenager who momentarily dives into the realm of popularity. He is also fictional; McKinsey is just a character of a future flick,...

VIDEO: The giving girl

VIDEO: The giving girl
December 7, 2011

Every year senior Annie Blake-Burke participates in a program called The Giving Tree. The Giving Tree allows children from impoverished neighborhoods all over the Bay Area to receive Christmas gifts,...

TwoCast: Episode 3

TwoCast: Episode 3
December 2, 2011

Angela Liu and Nona Penner are TwoCast. Together, we fail so that you can succeed. This time, we make and fly kites with no previous experience. Also, meet Nona's cat and see her strange candy be eaten.

PHOTO GALLERY: Eggsciting physics

PHOTO GALLERY: Eggsciting physics
November 22, 2011

  Click through for captions. From Nov. 21 to 23, physics students from the regular, sheltered and Honors classes tested their egg drop carriers. Regular and sheltered physics had a...

Music: String and Chamber’s yearly debut

Music: String and Chamber’s yearly debut
November 10, 2011

After giving a brief introduction, director John Galli turned around and readied his baton. The members of the orchestra, all dressed in white and black outfits, watched him for a signal. Everyone...

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