El Estoque

MVHS alumnus hosts summer rugby sessions

MVHS alumnus hosts summer rugby sessions

Om Khandekar

August 22, 2016

For Bay Area residents who have never seen or played rugby before, that may change a lot sooner than many of them would expect. During the summer, MVHS class of 2016 alumnus Eric Crouch began bringing the European game to Cupertino by hosting free rugby sessions on the MVHS football field. Crouch pro...

Class of 2016: The end

Class of 2016: The end

Karen Ma

May 17, 2016

hroughout their four years of high school, seniors at MVHS have been able to acquire their own set of close friends, academic knowledge and life encounters. These experiences are what characterize them, what differentiate them from one another, what seniors take into account when determining the path...

Class of 2016: High School Musical movie night

Class of 2016: High School Musical movie night

Karen Ma

October 21, 2015

tudents have been bustling about setting up for homecoming, one of the most anticipated times of the year — for the seniors, it’s their final one. This year’s theme was musicals, and the seniors were given the fitting High School Musical. Senior class vice president Ahmad Ali-Ahmad had changed his nam...

Class president Julia Cho discusses expectations for senior year

Class president Julia Cho discusses expectations for senior year

Karen Ma

September 25, 2015

Senior year is the time for winning all rallies, not having any care in the world, and the time to feel unprepared yet eager for college and the greatly anticipated year. To class officers like 2016 president Julia Cho, it’s an opportunity to set and accomplish goals for the class and oneself. El Estoque...

Club Day held March 21

Colin Ni

March 29, 2014

Delayed Club Day held on basketball courts, reduced profits Club officers looked eagerly while students began to swarm the basketball courts at the start of lunch on March 21. In hopes of raising funds, 67 clubs in attendance sold a variety of food to students and faculty, ranging from treats such...

Defining spirit: Floundering about at quad decs

Defining spirit: Floundering about at quad decs

Kristin Chang

September 25, 2013

uad Decs affect Homecoming results more than any other category, even surpassing rally results. Still, according to a recent El Estoque survey of 101 respondents, approximately 63 percent of students have never attended. Quad Decs, like Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or New York’s annual ball drop, a...

Class officer elections lose validity throughout high school

Class officer elections lose validity throughout high school

Eva Spitzen

September 3, 2012

The crazy costumes, the endless Facebook spam, the witty (and not so witty) puns — for sophomores, juniors and seniors, it’s all a familiar part of class officer elections. For freshmen, it’s an exciting new experience and an enlightening exercise in democracy — one that unfortunately doesn’t re...

Freshmen discuss 2016 class officer elections

Freshmen discuss 2016 class officer elections

Jennifer Lee

August 29, 2012

Freshman voters describe what qualities they’re looking for in a class officer and tell us which candidate they’re supporting. They also share some of their favorite campaign poster designs and give a three-word summary of their thoughts on election week in general. This video was filmed before ...

Class of 2016 officers announced

Class of 2016 officers announced

Amrutha Dorai

August 29, 2012

President: Bar Yosef Vice President: Tal Marom Secretary: Natalie The Treasurer: Jessica Li Social Manager: Nina Rice...