El Estoque

Nurses at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center pose for a photo to thank the numerous kids who have sent in a letter via the email forum.

Lending a helping hand

Justine Ha and Tabitha Mendez May 26, 2020
Track & Field team helps boost essential worker morale
Face masks are among the PPE items in need.

COVID-19 creates resource shortages for healthcare workers and community members

Andie Liu and Anjali Singh April 6, 2020
Stanford and West Valley Community Services provide for those in need of assistance
Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Pan presents a slideshow in preparation for an annual Christmas Caroling event.

Giving back: Key Club’s Christmas carol

Tina Low December 25, 2019

During the first week of December, members of Homestead HS’s Key Club went around local neighborhoods to distribute bags that offered the opportunity for residents to donate canned food. On Saturday,...

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...

Ask UNICEF: How donations can help the Syrian refugee crisis

Ask UNICEF: How donations can help the Syrian refugee crisis

Anjana Melvin December 23, 2015

During the holiday season, people spend countless hours mulling over the perfect gift for their friends and family. But while we search for that one ideal present — the Michael Kors bag that Mom’s...

Infographic by Avni Prasad

The ALS ice water bucket challenge should be performed in California

Avni Prasad August 22, 2014

California is suffering from one of its worst droughts and certainly the ice bucket challenge is not helping with that problem. But, simultaneously, the ice bucket challenge is bringing awareness to Amyotrophic...

Community service: MV Leo Club collaborates with De Anza Lions to hold food drive

Athira Penghat December 4, 2013

At around noon, an old lady walked out of the Lucky’s in Saratoga on Nov. 24 with a cart of groceries. Instead of heading home, she stopped by the De Anza Lions food drive and donated several canned...

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