El Estoque

So long, farewell

So long, farewell

Soumya Kurnool

May 23, 2012

It was assistant principal Dennis Plaza's first day on the job at MVHS. He was pushing a cart  through the school, and when a few things fell off, Plaza remembers, he began picking them up, not expecting any help. "In other schools," Plaza said, "you can walk across campus and people will st...

Silence is golden, but its absence is not punishable

Silence is golden, but its absence is not punishable

Soumya Kurnool

December 18, 2011

Monday, Nov. 28, was a day like any other for students with an open 4th period staying in the library. There were no classes, and the library was mostly quiet except for the babble of a few loud students. In response to the raised noise levels, the library kicked each and every one of the student...

Why F.L.U.B. flubbed

Why F.L.U.B. flubbed

Soumya Kurnool

December 16, 2011

  Freshman Link Ultimate Bonding day had potential for greatness. Too bad it was just a flub. Scheduled two weeks before finals, F.L.U.B. day could not have worked by any means. According to an online survey, only 14% of the 84 respondents attended the event. Instead of bonding in the ...