El Estoque

Care to Dance?

Care to Dance?

Stuti Upadhyay

March 13, 2019

Red, green and blue lights pulse off the walls. Crowds of students jump and thrash their arms in the air, yelling lyrics to the newest Post Malone song. The air is sticky and stifling from bodies packed together like sardines. Girls walk around clutching their heels, while boys with wrinkly shirt...

A closer look at the real problem when it comes to dirty dancing

Ankita Tejwani

September 26, 2012

Freaking is acceptable ― but only if you do it the right way. Freaking has always been controversial at MVHS, but in the battle between students and administration, a major group is discountedó the teachers. Let's be honest: students aren't going to stop freaking any time soon. But that is...

Know it now: Communication, dances and graduation

Know it now: Communication, dances and graduation

Akshay Agrawal

December 9, 2011

After soliciting questions concerning change at MVHS from readers, El Estoque sought answers from Dean of Students Michael Hicks and 2012 class officers. In the following videos, Hicks speaks to student-administration communication and dances, while the class officers discuss graduation. ...

Winter Ball and Farewell Dance run risk of being cut

The DJ plays music for students at Winter Ball 2010. Photo by Jackie Barr.

Gisella Joma

September 25, 2011

  Winter Ball and the Farewell dance are on the brink of final elimination. Due to low attendance, administration discussed the removal of both dances for the 2011-2012 school year. The Farewell dance had a combination of low attendance—less than 300 people attended last year—and it also...

Stop complaining, start dancing

Freshmen need to move on past middle school dances, and join the big kid table of high school dances

Megan Jones

September 6, 2011

The beginning of high school is a fresh start. Away from those middle school years of puberty, awkwardness and drama, and into high school with its more mature, more dignified outlook on life. Oh yes, and of course the more intense dances. As eighth graders transition into their freshmen year, t...