El Estoque

A stellar liaison: Octagon and JDRF

An Octagon volunteer paints a child walker's face in light of the JDRF marathon. Photo by Trudy Esrey // Used with permission
Examining the partnership between Octagon and JDRF over the years
October 15, 2019

5:00 p.m. Set up. On Oct. 5, 77 Octagon volunteers file into Great America in Santa Clara the day preceding one of the most momentous and far-reaching events of the year — Octagon’s annual partnership...

Cycling fundraiser: Ride4Diabetes

In order to raise public awareness and pro-activeness towards diabetes, bikers from around Cupertino came to bike and donate to the fund. Photo by Alyssa Umino
Annual biking event supports diabetes advocacy on Sept. 8
September 16, 2019
Annual biking event supports diabetes advocacy on Sept. 8

An overview of Cure Cancer Casino

An overview of Cure Cancer Casino
Octagon officers and attendees reflect on CCC 2019
March 31, 2019

The Quinlan Community Center accommodated over 200 MVHS students and community members on March 30 as Octagon held its annual Cure Cancer Casino event. The night featured various activities, such as card...

WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year

WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year
WiSTEM’s participation in BARE, an exposition in which students create a project in response to a scientific prompt
December 17, 2018

  On Nov. 14, Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (WiSTEM) held an informational meeting about the Bay Area Research Exposition (BARE), which previously took place at Google...

MVHS holds annual Culture Night

MVHS holds annual Culture Night
April 13, 2018

he sound of a distant bass can be heard from the Olive Court, pounding away as groups of students pass by swiftly, making their way to the rally court where MVHS holds its annual Culture Night. Songs in...

Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety

Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety
April 1, 2018

On March 27 and 28, two Stanford postdoctoral counseling professionals, Michael Sasiain and Erica Jung, presented a workshop on stress and anxiety in the MVHS auditorium during lunch. The speakers emphasized...

Library staff holds a tie tying tutorial

Library staff holds a tie tying tutorial
October 7, 2017

ibrary media teacher Laura Utile and library specialist Verna Grant were standing in the corner behind the desks of the librarians when they noticed a group of boys watching a YouTube video and struggling...

Science Olympiad implements changes after Mira Loma Invitationals

Science Olympiad implements changes after Mira Loma Invitationals
January 26, 2016

“We were not ready for the carnage,” Science Olympiad president senior Ishaan Shah said at a lunch meeting. On Jan. 9, Science Olympiad competed at invitationals at Mira Loma High School in Sacramento....

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