El Estoque

In the 18th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Jim Birdsong 50 questions

50 Questions with Jim Birdsong

Melody Cui October 13, 2021
In the 18th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Jim Birdsong 50 questions
Seniors Sophia Bokovikova and Cindy Zou celebrate after being crowned as the two members of Homecoming Royalty. Following the announcement, Homecoming court members exit the field and take photos on the side of the bleachers.

Homecoming halftime performances showcase numerous groups

Michelle Chen and Matthew Yoshimoto October 7, 2021
Matadors celebrate Homecoming royalty and enjoy Variations, Cheer, Marching Band, Color Guard and Dance shows during the Homecoming Football game
Yes, she can.

Yes, she can.

Exploring different facets of feminism and how they impact students, staff and alumni
AP Biology Lab Kit

Experiments at home

Gavin Hung September 11, 2020
A look into science labs during remote learning
Candid Photo

MVHS comes down with symptoms of senioritis

Rachel Jiang February 6, 2020
Examining teacher perspectives on working with second semester seniors
Teachers’ favorite books

Teachers’ favorite books

Jacqueleine Liu January 6, 2020
10 teachers discuss and recommend books that are significant to them
The new class set of TI-Nspire graphing calculators stand in their chargers in AP Physics C teacher Jim Birdsongs classroom. Photo by Alyssa Umino.

AP Physics C stands to benefit from new TI-Nspires

Alyssa Umino September 9, 2019
Class set of graphing calculators purchased to thwart cheating in AP Physics C
The dark side of funny

The dark side of funny

Oishee Misra and Helen Chao October 24, 2018
Perspectives on the appropriateness of dark humor
In Constant Flux

In Constant Flux

Ashish Samaddar September 30, 2013

From year to year, the popularity of certain classes has varied, especially amongst honors and AP classes. In a two-year time span, AP Calculus AB rose from 150 students to 213, and AP Chemistry fell from...

Students getting interviewed by local news station

Students and parents react to bomb threat on Dec. 13

Varsha Venkat December 13, 2012

Cupertino community is shocked by false threats sent earlier this morning. The vandalism which took place on Dec. 13 has already started to make an impact on MVHS students and the Cupertino...

PHOTO GALLERY: Physics students combine fun and learning at California’s Great America

PHOTO GALLERY: Physics students combine fun and learning at California’s Great America

Karen Feng May 22, 2012

On May 18, 280 students from Physics, Physics Honors and AP Physics joined 100,000 other students from all over California to ride roller coasters. On Physics, Science and Math Day, hosted by California’s...

Students reach finals of Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge

Students reach finals of Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge

Amrutha Dorai March 11, 2012

When sophomores Ameya Khare and Nikhil Sathe decided to enter the Clean Energy division of the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, they were already aware of popular forms of renewable energy available...

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