El Estoque

Low headcount, but high aspirations for Mock Trial

Low headcount, but high aspirations for Mock Trial

Yashashree Pisolkar

February 6, 2014

The 2012-2013 academic year was nothing short of a golden year for the MVHS Mock Trial team. On Feb. 28, 2013, the team stood as a top contender in the Santa Clara County Mock Trial Finals held at the San Jose Superior Court. Despite strong performances from veteran team members, however, the team fe...

Cupertino bans plastic bags

Cupertino bans plastic bags

Jady Wei

October 25, 2013

On April 26, 2011, in a 4 to 1 approval, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban single-use disposable plastic bags and impose a fifteen-cent fee on reusable paper bags. The ban became effective on Jan. 1, 2012. While the policy has been in effect in neighboring cities such as ...

Hopes for Homecoming

Hopes for Homecoming

Angela Liu

October 24, 2011

Homecoming: a celebration of school spirit. Or is it? Students and staff question if having too much spirit is undesirable, and whether or not Homecoming can be improved for the years to come.   2012 class advisor David Clarke believes that this year’s Homecoming was just...