El Estoque

Chris Kenney poses for a picture with his colleagues. Photo courtesy of Chris Kenney | Used with permission

Chris Kenney

Michelle Chen May 11, 2021
Facilities manager Chris Kenney retires after 20 years at MVHS
MVHS cafeteria manager Debbie Herrera is currently working at Cupertino HS to implement the FUHSD Free Meal Policy.

Behind the scenes on the MVHS campus

Oishee Misra January 24, 2021
Investigating how the roles of the cafeteria manager, site technician and day custodian have shifted during a distance learning school year
Cars commute towards their work.

Outside of their element: MVHS faculty commuting to school

Leanna Sun and Shivani Gupta November 24, 2019
Exploring methods of transportation that MVHS faculty use to get to school and what they listen to while doing so
There is a packet of emergency preparation guidelines in each classroom. Although measures like these are common in schools, some students believe that more precautions should be taken to increase safety. Photo by Varsha Venkat.

Earthquake: MVHS reflects on state of school safety after recent Napa earthquake

Varsha Venkat September 24, 2014

Story by Varsha Venkat and Jady Wei with additional reporting by Harini Shyamsundar he last time MVHS experienced an on-campus earthquake was in 1989. Most of the teachers and staff members who experienced...

Scanty rainfall prompts water conservation

Scanty rainfall prompts water conservation

Yashashree Pisolkar February 10, 2014

Inspection of water usage on campus reveals positive measures for conservation. Cupertino residents, as well as neighbors in the South Bay, were slumbering on Wednesday night when rainfall finally hit...

Gas leak in D building forces evacuation

Gas leak in D building forces evacuation

Anushka Patil November 14, 2012

Classes moved to gym, auditorium as cautionary measure A gas leak in the D building shortly before second period forced students and staff members to evacuate on Nov. 14. “We’ve been getting...

Tileless

Tileless

Julian Laguisma November 15, 2009

Faulty air conditioning leads to damp dilemma Among the many histories in US History teacher Maria Carter-Giannini's room, another has appeared: that of the missing ceiling tile. The...

Tileless

Tileless

Julian Laguisma November 15, 2009

Faulty air conditioning leads to damp dilemma Among the many histories in US History teacher Maria Carter-Giannini's room, another has appeared: that of the missing ceiling tile. The...

Not so false alarms

Not so false alarms

Laura Yang November 8, 2009

Series of fire alarms bring issues of safety to the spotlight       Over the course of the past few weeks, fire alarms have become part of the fourth and fifth period routine....

Ring the Alarm!

Ring the Alarm!

Sara Yang September 9, 2009

  Multiple fire alarms on August 25 catch students off-guard   The distinctive ring of a fire alarm sent students and staff to outside safe zones during fifth period on Tuesday, August 25. ...

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