El Estoque

A look inside the Girl Code

A look inside the Girl Code

Maggie McCormick

April 14, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

fter participating in Science Olympiad with their friends in middle school, seniors Anisha Kollareddy, Aastha Chawla, Aditi Gnanasekar and Ananya Bhat decided to team up and learn how to code. Dubbing themselves the Girl Code, these four MVHS seniors work together to learn new coding languages, create...

Starting the Technovation Challenge

Starting the Technovation Challenge

Charlotte Chui

February 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs

On Jan. 23, MV Technovation held a club meeting as their members dove into the beginning of the Technovation Challenge. The Technovation Challenge is an international six-week app-building competition, with the building season starting in January. After, members create a business plan based on their app ...

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Nathan Stevens

April 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, STEM

As senior Christopher Chang looks around E203 for his fellow C++ members, he finds himself disappointed with what he sees. Getting ready to start their weekly informational meetings about the programming language C++, he makes sure everyone is there, but over the weeks, he’s watched as people droppe...

Hackathons: the pros and cons

Hackathons: the pros and cons

Nathan Stevens

September 25, 2016


Filed under Coding, FEATURES

uniors Rishi Upadhyay and Adithya Mohan struggle to keep alert as they continue their work. They down one can of fizzy soda after another and turn to greasy pizza for comfort as time passes by. The experience of the hackathon, despite leaving them exhausted, is in every sense exhilarating. Hundreds of stu...

Q&A: Computer Science Club officers discuss their upcoming plans for this year

Q&A: Computer Science Club officers discuss their upcoming plans for this year

Amanda Chan

September 19, 2016


Filed under Briefs

With its upcoming meeting on Sept. 21, the Computer Science Club plans to change up the club by focusing more on the applications of CS. CS club officers reflect on their time in the club and share their expectations for the upcoming year. CS Club President Carol Wang El Estoque: How has your t...

HackingEDU in San Mateo fosters team bonding opportunities

HackingEDU in San Mateo fosters team bonding opportunities

Elizabeth Han

October 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Co-reported by Tyler Lin Among more than 2,000 competitors, a small group of MVHS sophomores huddle together at a slim wooden table. Relaxing before the row of laptops, they engage in a friendly debate over problems in their code. One taps the shoulder of another, shaking their heads as they burst ou...

High School Hacks changes male-centric hackathon culture

High School Hacks changes male-centric hackathon culture

Amrutha Dorai

January 27, 2014


Filed under OPINION

Balanced gender ratio at student-organized event will encourage female participation in coding. Read More »