El Estoque

Cupertino Businesses in Quarantine

Truffle Shuffle cofounders Jason McKinney (left) and Tyler Vorce (right) host an online cooking class. Used with permission
Cupertino businesses adapts to the unexpected circumstances created by the pandemic
November 6, 2020
Cupertino businesses adapts to the unexpected circumstances created by the pandemic

The effect of COVID-19 on hobbies

The effect of COVID-19 on hobbies
Exploring the stories of student activities affected by the events of 2020
October 29, 2020
Exploring the stories of student activities affected by the events of 2020

The impacts of social distancing

The impacts of social distancing
Exploring the ways social and cultural practices continue in spite of COVID-19
April 10, 2020
Exploring the ways social and cultural practices continue in spite of COVID-19

COVID-19 changes religious and cultural rituals

Junior Roya Ahmadi shares her home celebration of Persian New Year on Instagram.
Shelter-in-place brings cultural and religious activities to a standstill
April 2, 2020
Shelter-in-place brings cultural and religious activities to a standstill

Spirit of Song

Senior Yoanna Lee practices
Members of local Christian praise teams reflect on the value of praise and community
February 11, 2020
Members of local Christian praise teams reflect on the value of praise and community

VERGE: Spirit of Song

Senior Yoanna Lee practices on stage.
Behind the scenes of a worship band’s rehearsal
January 31, 2020
Behind the scenes of a worship band’s rehearsal

College crossroads: exploring four MVHS teachers’ unique college experiences

College crossroads: exploring four MVHS teachers’ unique college experiences
June 1, 2019

As students navigate through their four years at MVHS, thoughts of college and careers undoubtedly brew in their minds. But amid the bustle of projects and exams, there is one group of people that is often...

A Beary Good Time

A Beary Good Time
Two churches hold the annual Teddy Bear Fair for the community
May 25, 2018

Religion and tradition: Take me to church

Religion and tradition: Take me to church
October 22, 2015

The flip of pages in a prayer book. Voices singing joyously in unison. The sound of wine being poured into a glass. The fervent call to action from a religious leader. The sound,or lack thereof, of people...

Easing reality

Easing reality
April 12, 2010

Sophomore Jordan Thompson and freshman Audrey Wendschlag volunteer with WowJam every summer        Do we know how to live in the real world? Once we step out of the classroom,...

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