El Estoque

Journey to math

Journey to math

Iman Malik and Herman Saini

November 21, 2018


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Sophomore Parth Asawa will never forget the pride he felt after attending his first math competition in fourth grade. He won second place statewide, and this positive experience helped him develop a passion for competitive math. The next year, he attended the same competition but left disappointed a...

Reinforcing feminism in MVHS

Reinforcing feminism in MVHS

Swara Tewari and Rucha Soman

November 6, 2018


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Girls’ Empowerment Project discusses gender equality at first meeting

Localizing Red Cross

Localizing Red Cross

Swara Tewari, Features editor

October 26, 2018


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President of Red Cross discusses her journey with the club and her goals for the year

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Zara Iqbal and Ruth Feng

October 19, 2018


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On Oct. 17, members of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WiSTEM) gathered in biology teacher Lora Lerner’s room during lunch for their first experiment of the year: the lava lamp lab. via GIPHY With input from club members, WiSTEM decided to host this lab in particular. To make these lava la...

IASA’s plans for the year

IASA’s plans for the year

Shuvi Jha

September 28, 2018


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IASA, which stands for Indo-American Student Association, held its first meeting of the year on Sept. 20 in room E201. The room was abuzz with rounds of laughter, as students from different racial backgrounds played a friendly game of Bollywood Kahoot. Samosas were passed out at the end of the lunch per...

Meet the 2018-19 French Honor Society officers

Sreya Kumar and Tina Low

September 28, 2018


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French Honor Society (FHS) serves as an opportunity for students who are interested in the French culture to get involved at MVHS. The club goes beyond what is taught in the classroom, offering  hands-on experiences for students to learn about other aspects of culture such as French cuisine. FHS hol...

Research of years past: a look into the officers of Research Club

Research of years past: a look into the officers of Research Club

Emily Xia

September 27, 2018


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he Research club officers’ main job is to help members of the club with their science projects, providing them with materials and advice. Among the seven officers of the club, there is a plethora of research experience. Seniors Carl Rosenthal and Rujuta Sathe and juniors Hrushikesha Athreya and Ir...

Expanding Red Cross

Expanding Red Cross

Swara Tewari, Features editor

September 23, 2018


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Red Cross held its first meeting during lunch on Sept. 9 in room B103. The officers introduced themselves and highlighted Red Cross’ mission statement and the volunteer opportunities that would be available throughout the year.

Volleyball Club: the ups and downs

Volleyball Club: the ups and downs

Aditya Dash and Rajas Habbu

May 25, 2018


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Throughout the school year, students and volleyball enthusiasts anxiously waited for the volleyball club to announce open gym dates. As the school year commenced, the number of open gyms started to diminish. Officers desperately tried to maintain regular open gym times, but their attempts failed each ...

Banding together

Banding together

Swara Tewari, Features Editor

May 24, 2018


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President of French Honor Society reflects on the club’s progress throughout the year

FPPN and SNHS collaborate to conduct heart dissections

FPPN and SNHS collaborate to conduct heart dissections

Michelle Wong

April 13, 2018


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n April 9 and 13, Future Practicing Physicians Network (FPPN) and Science National Honor Society (SNHS) combined their clubs to perform heart dissections on sheep hearts. Prior to the dissection, members were asked to identify the different chambers of the heart, as well as the the position and functi...

Art club holds meeting to talk about Henna

Art club holds meeting to talk about Henna

Priya Reddy

March 9, 2018


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Art club hosted an interactive meeting last week introducing Henna, a traditional form of body art popularized in India. After a short presentation by the officers detailing the background of Henna, the members dove into their own practice during lunch, decorating their skin with bright gold cones ful...