El Estoque

When life felt normal: MVHS edition

Photo used with permission | Kristen Hsieh

Justine Ha and Oishee Misra

June 1, 2020

Inspired by The New York Times, MVHS students reminisce on moments before COVID-19 cancellations

Senior Stories

Senior Stories

Michelle Chen, Sarah Young, Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Charlotte Chui, Swara Tewari, and Anushka De

May 28, 2020

A look into the high school experiences of members of the class of 2020

The importance of community

The importance of community

Neysa Singh

May 26, 2020

cross the country, grocery store shelves are left empty — there are toilet paper shortages, no hand sanitizer available, and no face masks. The New York Times reports that there is currently no lack of food in the country. So why the barren grocery stores? As the coronavirus continues to spread, people are panic-buying food and other  ...

Vi2i0n: exploring how COVID-19 has affected the senior class

The senior class screams the response to the

Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Michelle Chen, Charlotte Chui, Anushka De, Shuvi Jha, Iman Malik, Swara Tewari, and Sarah Young

May 23, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing an abrupt end to the school year and imposing shelter-in-place requirements, graduating seniors found themselves confined to their homes while the most anticipated events of their last year of high school were canceled. Despite this abrupt turn of events, however, senio...

It’s okay to take it easy

It’s okay to take it easy

Andie Liu

April 30, 2020

Why we need to decrease expectations of ourselves during COVID-19

The symbol of a face mask in America versus Asia


Rachel Jiang

April 14, 2020

Examining the reasons why Americans aren’t encouraged to wear masks as opposed to Asian countries

Local governmental efforts

Claire Wen

April 10, 2020

Santa Clara County Public Health and Sheriff Departments respond to COVID-19

The importance of the shelter-in-place order

Shelter-in-place notification for Santa Clara County

Zara Iqbal and Michelle Chen

April 10, 2020

How different members of the MVHS community are following the guidelines

The impacts of social distancing

The impacts of social distancing

Shivani Gupta, Robert Liu, Neysa Singh, Emily Xia, and Sarah Young

April 10, 2020

Exploring the ways social and cultural practices continue in spite of COVID-19