El Estoque

Merch madness

Merch madness
Exploring four types of merchandise on campus
April 10, 2020
Exploring four types of merchandise on campus

Crafting origami creations

Senior Patricia Saito folded an origami phoenix model, created by Hongyi Wan.
Three MVHS students share the process behind the art of paper folding
April 8, 2020
Three MVHS students share the process behind the art of paper folding

Pottery process: Friday nights at Wilson Park Ceramics Studio

A glimpse into an MVHS student’s ceramics creations
March 12, 2020
A glimpse into an MVHS student’s ceramics creations

Musical mood: What are MVHS students listening to?

Musical mood: What are MVHS students listening to?
Asking people who are wearing headphones what they're listening to at that moment
March 11, 2020
Asking people who are wearing headphones what they're listening to at that moment

Nailed it: Nail art in the MVHS community

Senior Jackie Yeung paints on a coat of green, sneaker-textured nail polish.
A glimpse into the process and motivations of local nail artists
March 11, 2020
A glimpse into the process and motivations of local nail artists

A photo recap of the Winter Dynamic Duos Rally 2020

Andaaz captain and junior Akshat Rohatgi says the team has always been interested in working with Raas and Bhangra, as they are all Bollywood and hip-hop fusion dance clubs. This is the first time these three teams have collaborated for a rally performance. “I feel like we give back to the school in a way [when we perform],” Rohatgi said. “We just love performing in general at shows, and especially at rallies since we performed at the Homecoming Rally earlier this year.”
How the 2020 Winter Rally changed to a team rally
February 19, 2020
How the 2020 Winter Rally changed to a team rally

Green thumbs: MVHS students and teachers share passion for gardening

Green thumbs: MVHS students and teachers share passion for gardening
The motivation and process behind their gardens
February 6, 2020
The motivation and process behind their gardens

A stroll through the Cupertino farmers market

Founder Abi Lugo greets a passerby and answers questions about her flower shop on wheels.
Employees share their experiences selling at the local market
February 1, 2020
Employees share their experiences selling at the local market

Textisms act as communication cues

Textisms act as communication cues
The language of text messages acts as communication cues
November 20, 2019
The language of text messages acts as communication cues

Rewind: The comeback of older trends

old trends
How vinyl records and Polaroids are making a resurgence
October 23, 2019
How vinyl records and Polaroids are making a resurgence

Matador bags: What are MVHS students wearing?

Sophomore Madelyn Lau's school bag
The variety of school bags students use
October 8, 2019
The variety of school bags students use

Homemade Hipster: Strawberry Matcha Latte

Homemade Hipster: Strawberry Matcha Latte
A fruity twist on the classic pearl milk tea
May 22, 2019

Layers of fresh, syrupy strawberries, creamy milk and matcha. At the bottom of the cup are chewy tapioca pearls, often dubbed boba. While boba is commonly paired with milk tea or fruit teas, a variety...

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