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Senior Ashley Twu lunges forward to take a shot during a field hockey game.

Students share about coaching youth sports

Sarah Liu November 16, 2021

Senior Ashley Twu is both a student and a teacher — she’s both a player and captain for the field hockey team and a coach for the San Jose Fly Field Hockey Club, which she’s been playing for since...

Subbing Out

Subbing Out

Seniors reflect on their time as athletes on MVHS sports teams
Shanker says he has built a tight bond with the seniors on the MV Dance team over the past three years.

Graduation gratitude

Jayanti Jha May 21, 2021
Juniors reflect on their last seasons with the class of 2021
Robert D. Hart Learning Center at De Anza College in Cupertino, CA

The case for a non-traditional college path

Abdullah Memon May 18, 2021
Why seniors should consider alternative paths to higher education
The Class of 2020 performs one of their dances for their skit.

Homecoming 2019: Behind the scenes

A backstage exploration into the preparations of each class
Powderpuff: How each grade level prepared for and executed their performances

Powderpuff: How each grade level prepared for and executed their performances

Flora Peng, Tabitha Mendez, and Collin Qian May 24, 2019

Class pitted against class. Hundreds of students gathered in the bleachers to cheer on their teams with painted faces, color-coordinated outfits and voices ready to scream. For most of the school, Powderpuff...

2017 class officers reflect on progress made first semester

2017 class officers reflect on progress made first semester

Aanchal Garg December 16, 2015

ith the semester coming to an end and the holiday season arriving, El Estoque asked 2017 secretary Maddie Park and treasurer Alex Maertens to recap what happened this past semester, including homecoming...

Contrasting media in the classroom

Contrasting media in the classroom

Bill Cheng October 4, 2015

s night falls, frustration builds. That test tomorrow is worth 50 percent of the grade, and students all across the grades at MVHS are in need of answers to their burning questions. The chances are...

New on campus: Fresh ambitions for a new year

New on campus: Fresh ambitions for a new year

Neha Ramchandani August 22, 2013

As a new wave of students enters the campus and an older generation prepares to leave, students shared their resolutions for the upcoming school year. For freshmen, it brings new experiences; for...

The Prom song problem

The Prom song problem

Smitha Gundavajhala February 2, 2012

  Junior Prom: an important experience for some, a new experience for most and a one-of-a-kind experience for all. One of the defining moments of this experience is the last song to be played...

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