El Estoque

Junior Mukta Uparkar found the match to be more chaotic with COVID restrictions.

Girls Tennis: MVHS defeats Homestead in its first match of the season

Jayanti Jha February 21, 2021
MVHS wins 6-1 despite COVID changes and restrictions
A woman's arm is being cleaned in preparation for the vaccine injection.

Don’t Miss Your Shot

Scientists used RNA technology to create the COVID-19 vaccine, yet its fast-paced development and distribution caused concerns about side effects as vaccines are administered to essential workers.
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Phase I: The Development

Rachel Jiang and Robert Liu February 12, 2021
Analyzing the timeline and technologies behind America’s COVID-19 vaccines
Jessica Ridgway recieves the vaccine.

Phase 2: The Distribution

Devin Gupta and Jannah Sheriff February 12, 2021
Exploring the success and opinions surrounding the first wave distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine
Pascal Juang, M.D., and two of his colleagues hold Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine bottles.

Phase 3: The Aftermath

Diya Bahl and Matthew Yoshimoto February 12, 2021
Examining professional and student views on the recently released Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

Envisioning the “new normal”

Kripa Mayureshwar February 11, 2021

It seems like every day I tell myself I’ll be asleep by midnight, but as the hour hand on my clock ticks past 12, I painstakingly grind away at my work. Five more minutes, I say, but I know that this...

Members of Post Corona Care meet over Zoom to discuss next steps.

Behind the student organization Post Corona Care

Iman Malik and Annie Zhang February 8, 2021
Exploring the operations of PCC and the motivations of its creators
My parents always told me the key to success was eating well and sleeping well.

Eating well and sleeping well

Jayanti Jha January 22, 2021
The importance of giving yourself some grace
50 silver linings of the pandemic

50 silver linings of the pandemic

Michelle Chen January 19, 2021
25 advantages of online school your normal side enjoys compared to 25 advantages your “inner-MVHS student” enjoys
Senior Sophia Chen and her friends enjoy a socially distanced birthday party. Photo by Sophia Chen // Used with permission

Vacationing during a pandemic

Mira Wagner, Staff Writer January 16, 2021
Students share their opinions about traveling during quarantine
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2020 Year in review

Rachel Jiang and Shivani Verma January 5, 2021
Reflecting on the events of 2020
Dwivedi walks with her bike in the De Anza College parking lot after spending the day biking with friends. (Photo used with permission from Navarin Pirachai)

Biking during quarantine

Riya Ravuri December 8, 2020
Students and staff share how biking has been an outlet in the midst of the pandemic
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