El Estoque

A fundraising dilemma

A fundraising dilemma

Emily Xia and Julia Yang

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

s the last school bell rings, groups of students walk out of their classrooms ready to go home. Approximately once a week, any student craving a cold drink at this time can walk to the rally court and buy a cup of boba from a table for $4. In order for clubs to receive the money they need to participate...

Administrator comment causes stir at MVHS

Administrator comment causes stir at MVHS

Ruth Feng and Shuvi Jha

October 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Main slider

Examining the issue from student, alumni and administration perspectives

New year, new team

New year, new team

Sara Entezar and Gauri Kaushik

September 28, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

As the year rolls out of its beginning stages, ASB class office finds itself positioned at the top of the Leadership board, holding Leadership Council meetings, helping commissioners and setting up events for the campus to indulge. ASB, which stands for Associated Student Body, has six leading position...

A look at Leadership’s Homecoming Preparation

A look at Leadership’s Homecoming Preparation

Tabitha Mendez

September 28, 2018


Filed under Student life

With Homecoming approaching soon, less than two weeks away, the leadership class of 2018-2019 is working to make sure this year’s Homecoming week, dance, game and rally runs well. With each day of Homecoming week filled with different games and events, there is a lot of planning and smooth exec...

Leading a Lasting Legacy

Leading a Lasting Legacy

Jai Uparkar

September 23, 2018


Filed under Briefs

he odds seem to be stacked against the captains of MV Bhangra. It is  the first time in many years that all the leaders are new to the position. On top of that, they are responsible for finding new and upcoming talent for the team, as nine seniors — about half of their team — had graduated last...

Society’s Peas: the hidden stories in our community

Society’s Peas: the hidden stories in our community

May 10, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Ideas, Profile Feature story

Founders of Society Peas discuss the purpose and background of their initiative

Every Drop Counts

Every Drop Counts

Jai Uparkar

January 30, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Magazine: News, From the magazine, Local, Multimedia, NEWS

n Jan. 19, a plastic foldable table serves as the Stanford Blood Center (SBC) front desk for donors, who wait their turn while wearing "first time donor” stickers. With pop music playing in the background, the quiet but energized atmosphere of the room is filled with people waiting in excitement or...

Q&A: Daily life of the leadership class

Q&A: Daily life of the leadership class

Carol Lei

November 5, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Leadership hardly gets a break with the back-to-back planning and executing of all the school spirit events. Senior Dhruv Parikh, 2018 class president, describes the planning processes and elaborates on the daily life of a leadership student. El Estoque: What are the main events leaderships covers? Dhruv...

Leadership reflects on music dress up days

Leadership reflects on music dress up days

Carol Lei

September 2, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Leadership, OPINION

As the first rally rolled around, so did the first spirit week. In this year’s Welcome Back “Issa Rally” rally, the theme of music brought MVHS to pull out their neon shirts and gold chains. Leadership students took on their first week of poster making, rally set-ups and dress up days of the year...

Last reflections on leadership

Last reflections on leadership

Michelle Wong

May 30, 2017


Filed under Briefs

Over the past year, MVHS students have made endless memories through various rallies and activities. Leadership works tireless hours to make the school year more enjoyable for the school, playing an active role in emceeing and doing all the grunt work of poster making for every rally. With the schoo...

Q&A: Senior Maddie Park gives overview of Legislative Council

Q&A: Senior Maddie Park gives overview of Legislative Council

Mingjie Zhong

March 10, 2017


Filed under Briefs

very other Thursday, Legislative Council members congregate in room P1 during tutorial to discuss issues that affect the student body, such as increasing tutorial time or resolving traffic bottlenecks. Members comprise of Leadership class students and student representatives who volunteer from every fi...

ASB Officers Host 2017-2018 Information Session

ASB Officers Host 2017-2018 Information Session

Akshara Majjiga

March 10, 2017


Filed under Briefs

t an introductory meeting for aspiring ASB officers on Mar. 7, the colorfully decorated Leadership room P1 was primarily filled with juniors in leadership. One by one, the current officers explained their roles in ASB and talked about how being an ASB officer means representing the school. Despite h...