El Estoque

Roots Christian Club holds club’s first prayer walk

Roots Christian Club holds club’s first prayer walk

Stephanie Lam

April 16, 2017

oots Christian Club meetings have always been inside history teacher Margaret Platt’s room, C104, Mondays during lunch. However, on Monday, April 2, the members and officers were nowhere to be seen. Instead of having their usual meeting in C104, the Roots Christian Club relocated to one of three locat...

Philosophy club officers share their favorite moral dilemma

Philosophy club officers share their favorite moral dilemma

Karen Sanchez

February 9, 2017

uppose you have to terminate one life: a baby with no ability to feel pain or a cow with a fully-functioning nervous system. Which one would you rather kill? Moreover, why is killing wrong? Such questions run rampant in room C204 as Philosophy club tackles their practice: connecting current events to fundam...

Separate World Literature and History classes taken off course selection

Separate World Literature and History classes taken off course selection

Stephanie Lam

March 4, 2016

When current World Core teacher Jackie Corso, brought the idea of having World Core to MVHS, she recalled that it was a relatively small class, with her and current World Core teacher Hilary Barron teaching only two classes. Now, almost four years later, World Core has doubled in classes and in popul...

A closer look: Steps behind AP test registration

A closer look: Steps behind AP test registration

Shriya Deshpande

February 5, 2016

he summer seasons of May and June often bring afternoons by the pool and ice cream outings. But for many high school students, it also means AP testing. As the AP exam season looms, with registration lasting from Feb. 1-26 and exams from May 2-13, students have started preparing for tedious and difficult su...