El Estoque

Four classes, one room

Four classes, one room

Stuti Upadhyay and Brian Xu

November 18, 2018


Filed under OPINION

When freshmen first enter MVHS, a change they must adapt to is the size of the school. Most middle schools in the area contain no more than 600 students, whereas MVHS’ total enrollment for the 2018-19 school year is 2,270 students. This drastic increase in population leads to changes in student ...

A different stage: Students and staff participate in community theater

A different stage: Students and staff participate in community theater

Michelle Wong

April 11, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

s the lights in the theater dimmed, the room, filled with dozens of MVHS Spanish students and many more members of the community, came to an eager silence. A man stood solo on the stage, paint across his face, and began speaking in Spanish to the crowd, introducing the play “La Muerte Bail...

New times, old traditions: Different types of new year’s celebrations

New times, old traditions: Different types of new year’s celebrations

Michelle Wong

January 31, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

rom the traditional Persian Haft-Seen to making mochi, different cultures have their own unique ways of welcoming the new year. Although not all of these celebrations fall on the same day, students can be seen celebrating their heritages and hoping for good fortune in the upcoming months. For sophomore Ka...

Taking the floor: What makes different Indian dances unique

Taking the floor: What makes different Indian dances unique

Michelle Wong

November 15, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

n a school where the student body is 83 percent Asian, influences from different Asian cultures are especially prominent. One such way for South Asian students to express their cultural heritage is through the numerous forms of Indian dance, whether it be on one of the MVHS dance teams or outside of...

Odd sheep out

Odd sheep out

Aafreen Mahmood

December 1, 2009


Filed under Blogs '09-'10

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