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Color Guard modifies its practices

Assistant Color Guard Director Jubilee Hardwick demonstrates a move to her students during practice. Photo used with permission from Jubilee Hardwick.
The team creates a new plan to continue practicing despite quarantine restrictions
October 11, 2020
The team creates a new plan to continue practicing despite quarantine restrictions

Merch madness

Merch madness
Exploring four types of merchandise on campus
April 10, 2020
Exploring four types of merchandise on campus

Live coverage of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at MVHS

Live coverage of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at MVHS
Updates on the impacts of COVID-19, more commonly referred to as coronavirus
March 12, 2020
Updates on the impacts of COVID-19, more commonly referred to as coronavirus

MVHS Color Guard and MVHS Marching Band perform at the 2019 annual Cupertino Tournament of Bands competition

MV Marching Band performs at one of their home games. Photo courtesy of Music at Monta Vista.
MVHS Color Guard takes second place and Marching Band takes third place at their second competitive event of the year
October 17, 2019
MVHS Color Guard takes second place and Marching Band takes third place at their second competitive event of the year

MVHS 50th Anniversary Celebration

MVHS 50th Anniversary Celebration
Alumni and FUHSD board members reflect on the impact of MVHS on their lives
September 25, 2019
Alumni and FUHSD board members reflect on the impact of MVHS on their lives

One Last Rodeo: 2019 Spring Showcase

One Last Rodeo: 2019 Spring Showcase
MVHS Dance Team hosts annual performance
May 12, 2019

Conflicting Commitment

Conflicting Commitment
For some MVHS athletes, conflicting seasons means choosing one sport over another.
April 12, 2019

For sophomore Henry Zhai, the summer before his freshman year was filled with going back and forth between practices. He played the summer season for his club volleyball team while also attending the MVHS...

Warming up

Warming up
El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day
April 10, 2019
El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day

Color Guard wins 2nd place at California Color Guard Circuit Championships

Color Guard wins 2nd place at California Color Guard Circuit Championships
A rundown of MV Color Guard’s time at CCGC Championships
May 7, 2018

The excitement was palpable. Gloved fingers fidgeted with costumes, nervous giggles floated through the air and anxious bodies shifted their weights from one leg to another as the performers patiently...

Winter Guard starts second season

Winter Guard starts second season
November 17, 2017

ith the football season coming to an end, members of the MVHS Marching Band are packing up their instruments for the year. But the MVHS Color Guard team isn’t storing away their flags and rifles just...

First flags of the season: MVHS Color Guard’s first performance of the year

First flags of the season: MVHS Color Guard’s first performance of the year
September 15, 2017

It’s friday night at MVHS’s first home football game. The buzzer rings, signaling halftime. As the scuffed up bodies of the MVHS varsity football team jog over towards the sidelines, twirls of color,...

Fall Marching Band season to end with two competitions

Fall Marching Band season to end with two competitions
November 11, 2011

At 5:30 a.m. on Nov. 12, Marching Band will assemble at school and at 6 a.m., pile into buses headed for the Vintage Band Review in Napa Valley. The Vintage Band Review is the band’s third competition...

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