El Estoque

Campus Question: What happened to the Candy Cane grams?

Students wrote thoughtful messages on the brightly colored cards provided for them in the rally court. The cards were dropped off into a box where they would be distributed later in the week. Photo by Jennie Chen.

Jennie Chen

December 9, 2015

Update: Previously it was mentioned that candy cane grams were purchased. They were offered for free by leadership. During Holiday Week students gathered in the academic court on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 to write and send candy grams to their friends. The Candy Cane grams were scheduled to be delivered on Dec. ...

A Christmas tree wearing an inclusivity cloak is still a Christmas tree

Holiday Bush

Itay Barylka

December 9, 2015

Christmastime is one of my favorite times of the year. There’s great music, holiday cheer, present-giving, seasonal food and plenty of reasons to be jolly. So why are people so apologetic about it? Take MVHS’ Holiday Week as an example. To be more inclusive to students who don’t celebrate ...

Polaroids with Santa get students into holiday spirit

Polaroids with Santa get students into holiday spirit

Andrea Schlitt

December 3, 2015

tudents’ excited responses to the long needed sound of rain on a Thursday afternoon were met with equally excited chatter and smiles at ASB president senior Peter Kim dressed up in a Santa suit, standing in front of a Christmas tree. “Santa is Korean!” Kim said as students broke out into laug...

Santa hats, ugly sweaters and reindeer antlers

Santa hats, ugly sweaters and reindeer antlers

Caitlyn Tjong

December 2, 2015

The second dress-up day of Holiday Week was themed favorite holiday characters--reindeer, Santa Claus, carrot-nosed snowmen. Students donned deep red Santa hats trimmed with soft, white fluff and pompoms, antlers of brown and green paper taped together or hastily borrowed from a friend and vivid, patterned...