El Estoque

I don’t dance

Auditioning for the MV Bhangra team to face my fear of humiliation

Anushka De, News Editor

May 22, 2020

Facing my fear of humiliating myself through Bhangra

Dancing through a screen

Hirai and her dance class posing for a photo after their dance session. Photo courtesy of Sydney Hirai.

Tabitha Mendez

April 5, 2020

Dance Academy USA holds classes through video calls while under quarantine

Live coverage of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at MVHS

Live coverage of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at MVHS

Hannah Lee

March 12, 2020

Updates on the impacts of COVID-19, more commonly referred to as coronavirus

What’s in your bag?

What's in your bag?

Hannah Lee

March 11, 2020

Dancer Ariyal Jain shares some of her essentials

MVDT: On the road to Nationals

The Northern California State Classic is an event organized by the United Spirit Association (USA) and hosted by MVHS. After four weeks of back-to-back competitions on the weekends, the dancers competed on Feb. 8 in a pool of 19 local high schools.

Sreya Kumar

February 14, 2020

The team reflects back on a successful competition season

The contrast in my sports

Rucha Soman

November 24, 2019

I walked onto the stage, my ankles heavy with brass bells. I could feel my heart ready to explode from stage fright, even though I had practiced my routine a million times. The music started and I robotically performed the choreography with an emotionless smile plastered on my face.  “You did suc...

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

Junior Priscilla Tom kicks her leg into a tilt.

Alyssa Hui and Anish Vasudevan

October 23, 2019

Delving into junior Priscilla Tom’s dance career