El Estoque

The custodial parade

The custodial parade

Jai Uparkar

May 6, 2019

The custodian carts, adorned with bananas, mini flags and Mario Kart symbols and characters, whizzed past the rally court at a cool two miles per hour during lunch on May 1. The parade was organized by the Matador Recognition Committee (MRC) which conceived of this idea at the beginning of the school...

Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands

Amanda Chan

May 19, 2016

Co-written by Nanda Nayak and Derek Shao It was a battle of bands — with only one band. Planet 10, featuring freshmen Pramodh Srihari, Brian Lee, Kilian Hahn, sophomore Dylan Evans and junior Jack Li, performed for MVHS in the rally court on May 18th. Lee, who organized the band, chose the mem...

Students share what they appreciate about staff

Students share what they appreciate about staff

Trisha Kholiya

May 5, 2015

A dash of pink, a pinch of green and an array of vibrant hues dot the campus through small pieces of paper, contrasting against the monochromatic walls underneath. On Apr. 27, over 2000 slips of colorful paper with handwritten student names first began to deck our walls, marking the arrival of MVHS Celebration...

Students win in the student-teacher dodgeball game for Celebration Week

Students win in the student-teacher dodgeball game for Celebration Week

Jady Wei

May 1, 2015

On Monday, April 25, the first school wide event of Celebration Week kicked off with the lunchtime student-staff dodgeball game. In the 50 minute time period, five rounds were played, each totalling three minutes, with extra time in between games for strategic brainstorming and reposing. After winning...

Photo gallery: Celebration Week 2015

Photo gallery: Celebration Week 2015

Avni Prasad

April 27, 2015

Teacher dodgeball. Balloon ball pit. Quiz bowl. Lunchtime carnival. It’s celebration time. Leadership holds it annual Celebration Week from April 27 to May 1 to honor student body and MVHS staff’s talents. Each day of the week is channelled in on one specific aspect of the school. Leadership holds...