El Estoque

MVHS’ first year of Marching Band comes to a close

MVHS’ first year of Marching Band comes to a close

Sara Entezarmahdi

November 17, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Media

As the year comes to a close, the MV Marching Band takes its final bow, successfully closing off it's first season. Watch the video below to hear how the staff felt about the year and what to expect in the years to come.

Band program revitalizes a marching tradition

Band program revitalizes a marching tradition

Jessica Xing

November 11, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

espite waning interest that lead to its discontinuation in 2013, the absence of the MVHS marching band has since left a hole in the music program — a hole of the tall feathered hat, booming drum and sharply tailored uniform variety. Current band teacher and conductor Ricky Alegria states, while the marchin...

Band seniors say goodbye at the Spring Pops Concert

Band seniors say goodbye at the Spring Pops Concert

Dylan Tsai

May 25, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

The conductor was holding his hand out as a high chime sounded. As the audience and the band sat, waiting, the ringing continued. Finally, in a swift motion, the conductor curled his outstretched hand into a fist and beat it against his chest, directly over his heart. Band’s final concert of ...

Music teacher Jon Fey will leave MVHS on Wednesday, Oct. 29

Music teacher Jon Fey will leave MVHS on Wednesday, Oct. 29

Yifei Wu

October 23, 2014


Filed under NEWS

After teaching for 13 years at MVHS, Fey finds a new job at Northgate High School Read More »...

New kids on the block

New kids on the block

Tiffany Lau

May 8, 2010


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Passive Walk is a brand new kind of two-person band Read More »...