El Estoque

La Pluma Coffeehouse allows students to kick back and relax

Sophomore Evan Zhang sings at the La Pluma Coffeehouse. The event featured a variety of acts including singing, dancing and role play. Photo by Varsha Venkat.

Varsha Venkat

April 8, 2014

  How often do you get to hear a musician with a Spanish guitar at school, poetry readings and breakdancers perform on the same stage? La Pluma Coffeehouse had all that and more. In an attempt to recreate coffee shop vibes at MVHS, the school’s literary publication La Pluma hosted its ann...

Delay of Club Food Day hinders fundraising

Delay of Club Food Day hinders fundraising

Jady Wei

January 12, 2014

Each semester, clubs on campus have the fundraising opportunity to sell food and treats at school.   Read More »...

Defining spirit: Tall & Short, homecoming 2013

Yuna Lee

September 29, 2013

rom quad decs to dress-up days to the rally, Homecoming gives students plenty of opportunities to display their class spirit. With all students participating in the festivities to varying extents, the experience is unique to each person. Join staffers Nathan Desai and Robert Sulgit as they explore the...

Meetings help seniors complete Secondary School Reports

The Matadors fight for the ball against Cupertino High School while on CHS’ side. This season, the Matadors focused on going back to the basics of fundamental water polo, refining their passing, scoring and defense techniques. Photo by Shriya Bhindwale.

Jady Wei

September 25, 2013

It’s that time of the year again: As college-bound seniors work on polishing and perfecting their college applications, the school is providing annual informational meetings regarding a key part of the application process, the Secondary School Reports. This year, more SSR information sessions are be...

New ELDEST program enlists students to tutor at elementary schools

A new afterschool organization started by junior Diane Chong gives students the opportunity to tutor ELD students at local elementary schools.

Eva Spitzen

December 12, 2012

Finding students who excel at learning is a rather easy task in Cupertino. However, for some students — especially those in elementary school — language barriers provide obstacles that hinder them from reaching their full potential in an academic environment. Eldest, a new organization on campus,...