El Estoque

MVHS comes down with symptoms of senioritis

Candid Photo

Rachel Jiang

February 6, 2020

Examining teacher perspectives on working with second semester seniors

MVHS community’s podcast picks

Photo illustration by Anish Vasudevan.

Anish Vasudevan

September 23, 2019

Members of MVHS share their favorite podcasts

Booked up

Booked up

Claire Wen and Oishee Misra

October 15, 2018

iterature remains the only course at MVHS that students must take for all four years of high school. For some, it’s an enjoyable experience, while for others, it does nothing but elicit groans of distaste. Whether the novel is about a tragic love story (‘Romeo and Juliet’), the crumbling socie...

Just teach it

Just teach it

Helen Chao and Claire Wen

September 27, 2018

As the school year begins, some students find themselves in a panic. They’ve completed their back-to-school shopping: fluorescent highlighters and squeaky-clean erasers are packed away, but there’s one thing that hasn’t gone perfectly to plan: the schedule they’re holding in their hands. Whether...

Life after death

Life after death

Helen Chao and Shivani Gupta

September 17, 2018

Teachers and students debate about what’s waiting for them beyond the grave

All-American junior English courses

All-American junior English courses

Gauri Kaushik

March 7, 2017

tarting next school year, rising juniors will be limited to a choice of three English courses: American Literature, Honors American Literature or American Studies. Rising juniors can no longer take British Literature or Myth, which are now only available to rising seniors. According to English teac...

Students and teachers reflect on passing of Nelson Mandela

Joyce Varma

December 20, 2013

South African president makes positive impact on MVHS campus. Read More »...

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

Anjali Bhat

December 8, 2013

Leadership’s Student Recognition commission hosted the Iron Chef cooking competition modeled after the famous Food Network show, on Dec. 8. If foods had several components, such as a filling or a garnish, teams were allowed to prepare at home, but assembly and presentation of the final dish had to...