El Estoque

A joyous stitch

January 26, 2019

There’s nothing a pair of scissors can’t fix. That’s how junior Chloe Wu-Breshears, treasurer of Fashion Club, views the production of clothing. She and other club members contribute to the  unique...

Getting back to work

Getting back to work

Ayah Ali-Ahmad January 19, 2019

he deafening thuds of wood clashing, drills grinding and the light chattering of the students during first period Woodshop all ceased for the two weeks of winter break. Now that the second semester has...

Technovation members discuss during their team meeting. 

Photo taken by Ayah Ali-Ahmad

Technovation first-timers

Ayah Ali-Ahmad December 16, 2018

With business plans, app development training, Hackathons and 80 girls, the teams from the MVHS Technovation club have been eager to start preparing for their annual Technovation Challenge competition....

Adamya Srivastava and Melinda Ximen start off the meeting

Speak Your Mind

Tabitha Mendez and Kamyar Moradi November 21, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 15, the MVHS Politics club, also known as JSA (Junior State of America), met in F102 to go over the logistics of their first conference of the year, JSA Fall State in San Jose. Senior...

MVHS student takes third in 45th annual Japanese speech contest

MVHS student takes third in 45th annual Japanese speech contest

Charlotte Chui, Copy Editor November 21, 2018

n Sunday, Nov. 4, the 45th annual Japanese speech contest was held in San Francisco’s Japantown at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California. The event was a joint effort between...

Woodshop gives back

Woodshop gives back

Ayah Ali-Ahmad and Justine Ha November 17, 2018

Veterans Day, a national holiday honoring military veterans, is a day Woodshop students use to give back to their community. Throughout his years as Woodshop teacher, Ted Shinta has appointed his students...

Woodshop loses numbers

Woodshop loses numbers

Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Staff Writer October 18, 2018

In years past, industrial technology teacher Ted Shinta taught three sections of Woodshop. This year, he’s down to one. When the first-period bell rings, 28 students get to work on a variety of projects...

Meet the Technovation Officers

Meet the Technovation Officers

Ayah Ali-Ahmad September 27, 2018

With the start of the school year, club officers begin to organize their first meetings, Club Info Day and events they’ll participate in throughout the school year. Technovation President and senior...

Spring Skincare with Bite Club

Spring Skincare with Bite Club

Hannah Lee March 7, 2018

ite Club members gathered in room B101 on March 1 to discuss how to turn everyday food products into skincare essentials. The officers said that both what is ingested and what is put on the skin can affect...

A Two Part Process: How MVHS students are using the PSAT to prepare for the SAT

A Two Part Process: How MVHS students are using the PSAT to prepare for the SAT

Aditya Dash February 1, 2018

s sophomore Keshav Taneja receives his scores for the PSAT exam, he looks forward to ways in which he can prepare to take the next big test: the SAT. Taneja is hoping to perform well through the use of...

First flags of the season: MVHS Color Guard’s first performance of the year

First flags of the season: MVHS Color Guard’s first performance of the year

Ananya Bhat September 15, 2017

It’s friday night at MVHS’s first home football game. The buzzer rings, signaling halftime. As the scuffed up bodies of the MVHS varsity football team jog over towards the sidelines, twirls of color,...

Woodshop Club holds first meeting of the year

Woodshop Club holds first meeting of the year

Roshan Fernandez September 15, 2017

s students sat down on wooden stools in the woodshop room during lunch on Sept. 12, club president and senior Anika Ramachandran and vice president and junior Rachel Lennen gave a welcoming speech to about...

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