El Estoque

Comparing Costs

Comparing Costs

Rucha Soman and Swara Tewari

October 23, 2019

Running: $65* Junior Rohan Agrawal explains that the cost of participating in both cross country and track and field isn’t too high, and he says it’s worth it. Agrawal adds that although the cost is technically a donation, paying for uniforms and apparel wouldn’t be possible without it. ...

Being Priscilla

Being Priscilla

Alyssa Hui and Anish Vasudevan

October 23, 2019

Delving into junior Priscilla Tom’s dance career

Homecoming 2019: Behind the scenes

Homecoming 2019: Behind the scenes

Robert Liu, Shivani Gupta, Alyssa Hui, Anish Vasudevan, Shreshta Ranganathan, Leanna Sun, and Vivian Jiang

October 22, 2019

Homecoming week is an annual celebration filled with school spirit, class performances and an assortment of rally games. The lively skits performed by each class are the painstakingly percolated results of weeks of rehearsal and work — work that involved collaboration between students, staff and even...

Imposter Syndrome: Exploring the Nuances

Imposter Syndrome: Exploring the Nuances

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Emily Xia, and Neysa Singh

October 16, 2019

You're a fraud. You're a fake, an imposter, undeserving of the accomplishments you have. We all have this voice in our head. The one that convinces us that our accomplishments never measure up to what we actually deserve. Especially at MVHS, this phenomenon of people feeling inadequate amidst their ac...

Returning to the disco

Returning to the disco

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

August 25, 2019

The Welcome Back Dance draws in students and local businesses

Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight

Gauri Kaushik

May 22, 2019

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on May 10, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met not only by their long-term substitute teacher Jeffrey Adams, but also by Principal Ben Clausnitzer and her World Literature teacher Hannah...

Best of 2018-2019

Jahan Razavi and Emily Xia

May 22, 2019

From music to films to memes, this past school year has been filled with a variety of new content that have had a profound influence on the lives of those at MVHS. Here are the results from a survey of 300 students.

The Raas seniors say their final goodbyes

The Raas seniors say their final goodbyes

Stuti Upadhyay, Kamyar Moradi, and Alyssa Hui

May 19, 2019

Six seniors reflect on their Raas experience as the year comes to a close

The gold coins of junior year

The gold coins of junior year

Annie Zhang and Claire Wen

May 14, 2019

AP tests, SAT prep and junior prom — while junior year is notorious for test taking-torment and heaps of schoolwork, the silver linings and gold coins sprinkled throughout both semesters made this year a year for the books. Check out the best or worst moments of these six juniors below:   ...