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50 fresh faces

50 fresh faces

Iman Malik and Brian Xu

September 11, 2019

Students from the class of 2023 share their initial thoughts on MVHS

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions

Aanchal Garg

August 19, 2017

Reading her new schedule, freshman Anokhi Shah was dismayed to find that she did not receive Spanish 2, a course recommended in order to continue to Spanish 3 in her sophomore year. In the past few years, more and more students have been finding discrepancies in their course schedule and what they req...

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen

Emma Lam

April 1, 2016

Cowritten by Hannan Waliullah and Fatima Ali Photos by Fatima Ali veryone knows what it's like to be an freshman, whether they’re a teacher or a student at MVHS. They’ve all been through the transition from middle school to high school, not knowing where or how they’ll fit in. A few fin...

Unifying freshman Literature curriculum

Unifying freshman Literature curriculum

Amita Mahajan

October 26, 2015

any high school students sit through classes, learning little to none of the skills needed to continue on to higher level courses. However, over the past few years the English Department has focused on decreasing this negative occurrence through “horizontal alignment” of the curriculum in freshman l...

Freshman wins Google Science Fair with diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease

Freshman wins Google Science Fair with diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease

Bill Cheng

October 23, 2015

magine standing before a panel of 14 judges, all representatives from well-known and prestigious organizations such as National Geographic and The Lego Group. Imagine the triumph of victory or the disappointment that would be felt if you lost. The Google Science Fair is open to contestants ages ...

Video: How to beatbox

Video: How to beatbox

Catherine

May 13, 2013

How-to: Beatbox from El Estoque on Vimeo. Freshman Annie Lui provides a step by step process for performing some of her favorite beats....

Link Leaders team up with freshmen to study for finals

Link Leaders team up with freshmen to study for finals

Cynthia Mao

December 5, 2012

Freshman finals study week begins Dec. 3 with Link Leaders as tutors. Read More »

Back to school: 50 fresh faces

Back to school: 50 fresh faces

Morahd Shawki

August 28, 2012

It’s a new school year at MVHS, and among the new schedules, reunions and activities, most of the upperclassmen have forgotten that there’s a new class here as well, the class of 2016 to be exact. El Estoque took the liberty of interviewing 50 new freshmen about their lives at MVHS. Mouse over a...

VIDEO: Class officers collaborate for Mother’s Day fundraiser

VIDEO: Class officers collaborate for Mother’s Day fundraiser

Sara Yang

May 14, 2012

From about noon on Saturday to noon on Sunday, they tackled the tasks at hand: purchasing vases, peeling the stickers from their glass bottoms; buying bunches of roses, carnations and baby’s breath, snipping the stems; compiling addresses and routes before congregating at 7 a.m. to deliver flowers on...

Magic with flair

Magic with flair

Ingrid Chang

May 16, 2010

Freshman Grant Menon reveals what is truly important behind those fancy tricks  Read More »...

Magic with flair

Magic with flair

Ingrid Chang

May 16, 2010

Freshman Grant Menon reveals what is truly important behind those fancy tricks Read More »...

Déjà vu

Déjà vu

Karishma Mehrotra

March 15, 2010

"The Odyssey", a tangle of Greek adventures, was a play of precision and perfection  Read More »...