El Estoque

Climbing the ladder: Two MVHS students qualify for and compete in prestigious physics olympiad

Iman Malik and Herman Saini

May 14, 2019

The United States National Physics Olympiad (USAPhO) is a prestigious exam administered by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) that tests high school students on physics concepts and theories beyond the scope of the high school curriculum. Known for its difficulty and tight selection ...

Math and Science Club’s plans for next year

Math and Science Club’s plans for next year

Iman Malik and Herman Saini

March 26, 2019

In order to lay the foundations for next year, the current senior officers of Math and Science Club (MSC) selected their executive officers on March 15, 2019. Among them are future co-presidents and juniors Brandon Guo and Andy Tang. Both believe the best way to improve the club is by continuing a...

Students prepare for the second round of the Physics Olympiad

Students prepare for the second round of the Physics Olympiad

Iman Malik

March 13, 2019

Nothing. That was what junior Jacob Nie felt after he qualified for the USA Physics Olympiad (USAPhO) for the second time in a row. After scoring a 22 out of 25 on the preliminary F=ma exam, Nie wasn’t particularly emotional about the results. “I didn’t feel anything,” Nie said. “Either you make it ...

Boys soccer: Team falls 3-0 to Lynbrook HS

Boys soccer: Team falls 3-0 to Lynbrook HS

Sreya Kumar and Ankit Gupta

January 18, 2019

Matadors suffer first league defeat of the year