El Estoque

Working hard: worth it?

Working hard: worth it?

Oishee Misra

December 7, 2019

Refuting my previous belief that hard work doesn’t always equate success

The beginning of Animal Protection Society

The beginning of Animal Protection Society

Claire Wen

March 10, 2019

Every time sophomore Pragya Kallanagoudar opened the front door, the cat was there. It was a gray and white tabby, almost a kitten. There were plenty of stray cats around Kallanagoudar’s house, often sleeping on the patio or backyard, huddling on the blankets she laid out during the winter mont...

A clean slate

A clean slate

Charlotte Chui and Annie Zhang

January 28, 2019

With the start of a new semester, coupled with more resources from fundraising, prompts change in Chinese Honor Society (CHS). Kickstarting 2019 with a clean slate, CHS is keen to reinvent their club. Last semester, CHS wasn’t able to participate in Club Info Day, missing out on a key opportunity to...

MVHS Future Business Leaders of America’s kicks off Technology Program

MVHS Future Business Leaders of America’s kicks off Technology Program

Hannah Lee

January 22, 2019

MVFBLA hosts a coding workshop with a guest speaker

Technovation first-timers

Technovation members discuss during their team meeting. 

Photo taken by Ayah Ali-Ahmad

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

December 16, 2018

With business plans, app development training, Hackathons and 80 girls, the teams from the MVHS Technovation club have been eager to start preparing for their annual Technovation Challenge competition. Technovation is a club for girls to learn basic coding languages and app development skills by parti...

Speak Your Mind

Adamya Srivastava and Melinda Ximen start off the meeting

Tabitha Mendez and Kamyar Moradi

November 21, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 15, the MVHS Politics club, also known as JSA (Junior State of America), met in F102 to go over the logistics of their first conference of the year, JSA Fall State in San Jose. Senior and president Adamya Srivastava shared about what will be in store for them at the two-day confere...

A new year with Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

A new year with Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Hannah Lee

September 27, 2018

Officers share their goals for the upcoming year

A look back at Model UN’s first month

A look back at Model UN’s first month

Oishee Misra

September 27, 2018

Model United Nations starts off the school year with an influx of new members

Meet the Technovation Officers

Meet the Technovation Officers

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

September 27, 2018

With the start of the school year, club officers begin to organize their first meetings, Club Info Day and events they’ll participate in throughout the school year. Technovation President and senior Isha Chakraborty and other officers have been preparing for the new Technovation members – young ...

French Honor Society: Expanding our Horizons

French Honor Society: Expanding our Horizons

Swara Tewari

April 12, 2018

Senior Anika Ramachandran, president of French Honor Society (FHS) is nearly done serving her term as the society’s president. Over the past couple years, the club has become very important to her and changed her perspective on the world. To her, FHS is a community for those who are passionate about ...

Behind the scenes of Badminton club

Junior Karina Wang plays in the San Jose State Uni Smash-Offs in the summer of 2017. Wang is now the vice president of MVHS Badminton club and is working to improve the skills of other members on the team.

Jasmine Lee

March 10, 2018

Every Thursday lunch, numerous students pile into the field house, holding badminton racquets and talking animatedly to their friends. Here, the MVHS badminton club hosts open gym for club members to enjoy the sport and improve upon their skills. Unlike many of the clubs at MVHS, the badminton club has a uniqu...