El Estoque

Catching up with Music Theory Club

Juniors Eric Zheng and Daniel Kao perform at MV SNL with their band OvtaTvn.
Music Theory Club and their plans after their first performance
March 13, 2020
Music Theory Club and their plans after their first performance

A trip to fair Verona: MVHS Drama’s Romeo and Juliet Play

A trip to fair Verona: MVHS Drama’s Romeo and Juliet Play
Drama students who worked on the Romeo and Juliet play reflect on their experiences and favorite parts
March 13, 2020
Drama students who worked on the Romeo and Juliet play reflect on their experiences and favorite parts

Live coverage of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at MVHS

Live coverage of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at MVHS
Updates on the impacts of COVID-19, more commonly referred to as coronavirus
March 12, 2020
Updates on the impacts of COVID-19, more commonly referred to as coronavirus

Backstage of the fall play “The Marriage”

Before the showing, actors readied themselves in the changing room and applied makeup.
Drama students share what the Drama Department does to prepare for “The Marriage”
November 24, 2019
Drama students share what the Drama Department does to prepare for “The Marriage”

Googly for Gogol: A review of ‘The Marriage’

Fyokla Ivanovna (played by sophomore Shriya Dwivedi) and the Italian Rosebud (played by junior Dyuthy Ramachandran) sit alongside Agafya Tikhonovna (played by senior Naomi Hahn).
MV Drama’s production provides humorous and telling insight into social pressures and gender roles in 19th Century Russia
November 19, 2019
MV Drama’s production provides humorous and telling insight into social pressures and gender roles in 19th Century Russia

MVHS Drama: The start of another stage

Photos by Sarah Young
While preparing for this year’s fall play, Drama students discuss why they got into Drama and what their favorite memories were
September 26, 2019
While preparing for this year’s fall play, Drama students discuss why they got into Drama and what their favorite memories were

College crossroads: exploring four MVHS teachers’ unique college experiences

College crossroads: exploring four MVHS teachers’ unique college experiences
June 1, 2019

As students navigate through their four years at MVHS, thoughts of college and careers undoubtedly brew in their minds. But amid the bustle of projects and exams, there is one group of people that is often...

Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight
English teacher Hannah Gould named the new drama teacher
May 22, 2019

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on May 10, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met not only by their long-term substitute...

With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships

With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships
May 22, 2019

“I feel like teachers really do have that — Hi, Mr. Shelton!” It’s a Wednesday afternoon, 10 minutes after school has ended, when Yearbook Editor in chief Vanessa Lau spots Yearbook adviser Jay...

English teacher Hannah Gould named new drama teacher

English teacher Hannah Gould named new drama teacher
Gould will be replacing substitute teacher Jeffrey Adams and former drama teacher Sara Capule starting in the 2019-20 school year
May 13, 2019

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on Friday, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met by not only their long-term substitute...

Advanced Drama Honors performs adaptation of “Into the Woods”

Advanced Drama Honors performs adaptation of “Into the Woods”
Drama department uses marketing team to increase attendance
March 31, 2019

Video trailers, posters, a decorated lobby, Instagram accounts, a website, business cards, a headshot board, star grams, tickets, sweatshirts, a concession stand — the marketing team for Advanced Drama...

Advanced Drama’s annual Shakespeare showcase

Advanced Drama’s annual Shakespeare showcase
Class shifts focus from two longer performances to several scenes from a variety of plays
March 13, 2019

On March 1, the Advanced Drama class performed scenes from Shakespeare classics like “Romeo and Juliet,” “Macbeth,” “Hamlet” and “12th Night.” The student-run showcase of Shakespearean...

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