El Estoque

FBLA organizes Pizza My Heart fundraiser in light of new legislation

FBLA organizes Pizza My Heart fundraiser in light of new legislation

Malini Ramaiyer

October 27, 2014

A distinct yet expected smell of cheese pizza pervades the pizza place as people begin to enter more frequently as it approaches dinner time. The FBLA officers take up two booths for themselves, as they work on their homework, snapchat their friends and surf the internet, waiting for members to show...

Former FBLA and DECA members petition for repeal

Former FBLA and DECA members petition for repeal

Rahul Iyer

September 12, 2014

unior Julianna Liu, a former FBLA member, has created a petition to repeal the recent changes in membership policies that have been implemented by DECA and FBLA. The policy prevents MVHS students from joining DECA or FBLA unless they are: currently enrolled in a business class; a 12th grader taking ...

Club Day held March 21

Colin Ni

March 29, 2014

Delayed Club Day held on basketball courts, reduced profits Club officers looked eagerly while students began to swarm the basketball courts at the start of lunch on March 21. In hopes of raising funds, 67 clubs in attendance sold a variety of food to students and faculty, ranging from treats such...

FBLA holds first ever Baby Benefit Bash on Feb. 2

FBLA holds first ever Baby Benefit Bash on Feb. 2

Angela Wang

February 5, 2013

FBLA chapters from MVHS, Homestead, Lynbrook and Cupertino High Schools raise money for March of Dimes. Read More »...

CTE’s Electric Circus held on Dec. 15

CTE’s Electric Circus held on Dec. 15

Joyce Varma

December 18, 2012

Career Technical Education, or CTE hosted the Electric Circus, or Fiddling Cricket Concerts’ annual Holiday Show on Saturday, Dec. 15 in the MVHS auditorium. Starting at 7 p.m., the benefit concert showcased three musical groups, as well as a performance from the Bollywood Dance Team. E...

Community connections prove essential in Pledge 2 Recycle

Community connections prove essential in Pledge 2 Recycle

Soumya Kurnool

January 19, 2012

Jan. 5 was a day of great recycling when Pledge 2 Recycle fliers passed out in class found their way to the recycling bin. Through the daily announcements, the relevance of the program launched by MV FBLAin partnership with 7th Generation Recycling has been muddled. For the drive to succeed, the noble...

FBLA collaboration launches “Pledge 2 Recycle”

FBLA collaboration launches “Pledge 2 Recycle”

Anushka Patil

January 16, 2012

“Two to the left; two to the right.” That is the motto FBLA’s Partnership with Business project is using to encourage students to promote their new textile recycling program, by asking at least two neighbors on the left and two on the right to fill out pledge forms with contact information. Thos...

FBLA members visit Adobe on Dec. 8

FBLA members visit Adobe on Dec. 8

Anushka Patil

December 11, 2011

On Dec. 8, FBLA added Adobe Systems to the long list of companies that they have toured. FBLA’s Public Relations officer and Director of Partnership with Businesses junior Keshav Santhanam organized the hour-long after-school tour. The goal of the tours is to bring members to large companies and...

FBLA launches new Community Service Project

FBLA launches new Community Service Project

Nona Penner

November 28, 2011

On Nov. 11, 20 or so FBLA members gathered for an event at Valley Fair Mall socialize while also helping the needy. According to Director of Partnership with Business junior Keshav Santhanam, almost every attendee purchased a small gift of ten dollars or less to be donated to lower-income families. ...

Interact and FBLA hold clothes drive starting Nov. 7

Interact and FBLA hold clothes drive starting Nov. 7

Carissa Chan

November 14, 2011

Two clubs on campus, Interact and FBLA’s Partnership with Business project, are holding a used clothes drive to benefit local communities. The clubs are working closely with Seventh Generation Recycling, a company that distributes clothes in good condition to low-income families in the Bay Area...

NTHS is on the rise

NTHS is on the rise

Alexandria Poh

September 25, 2011

Just when MVHS thought that DECA and FBLA had already taken over the business stage, in came the National Technological Honor Society to overtake them all—that is, if that were its goal. “We’re not competing against DECA or FBLA, we’re complementing them,” NTHS president junior Ashley Ding said. The club began last year by class ...

Change in club policy restricts fraction of club population

Change in club policy restricts fraction of club population

Sara Yang

September 13, 2010

  In-class promotions are now restricted to clubs related to class curriculum Read More »...