El Estoque

Math teacher Colin Anderson suffered a minor heart attack

Math teacher Colin Anderson suffered a minor heart attack

Gauri Kaushik

December 1, 2017

n November 29, math teacher and volleyball coach Colin Anderson was visiting a chiropractor for a back pain he had been experiencing for about a week when he suddenly broke into a sweat and began to feel a pain throughout his body. Anderson drove himself to urgent care and it was only five minutes i...

Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

Yashashree Pisolkar

December 20, 2013

Underlying factors define the dynamics of cross gender coaching. Read More »

Girls Volleyball: Matadors lose their second home game 0-3 against Homestead High School

Girls Volleyball: Matadors lose their second home game 0-3 against Homestead High School

Colin Kim

October 7, 2013

Despite a 0-3 loss against Homestead High School, Lady Mats challenge themselves to focus on team unity for future games. Read More »...

Girls volleyball sets up for the upcoming season

Girls volleyball sets up for the upcoming season

Colin Kim

August 24, 2013

The varsity girls are ready to fill their ranks with new team members to replace the graduated seniors. Read More »...

The Great Divide

The Great Divide

Dickson Tsai

December 7, 2011

Last year, varsity girls basketball entered winter break riding high with a 6-4 record. Then, the entire season took a turn: the team took loss after loss, going 1-11 in their league games. The team redeemed itself by qualifying for the Central Coast Section playoffs and advancing with a 51-43 win over Leland High School. “I always call us the ‘...

Volleyball CCS: Tough quarterfinal loss to Menlo-Atherton

Volleyball CCS: Tough quarterfinal loss to Menlo-Atherton

Patrick Xie

November 12, 2011

Odds were not on the Matadors’ side as No. 10 MVHS faced No. 2 Menlo-Atherton High School on Nov. 10. However, after a big five-set win at San Benito they hoped the momentum would help them in their quarter-final game.“I was hoping we would bring our A game and that it would be one of ou...

Fifteen minutes of Hollywood fame

Fifteen minutes of Hollywood fame

Soumya Kurnool

October 14, 2011

Literature teacher Terry Anderson  was caught in the crossfire of paparazzi. Math teacher Colin Anderson dated Tom Hanks’s niece at UC Santa Cruz. Literature teacher Jessica Kaufman rejected James Franco. Even though it might be tough to imagine teachers having a life outside of school, teachers ...