El Estoque

Returning to the disco

Returning to the disco

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

August 26, 2019

The Welcome Back Dance draws in students and local businesses

The custodial parade

The custodial parade

Jai Uparkar

May 6, 2019

The custodian carts, adorned with bananas, mini flags and Mario Kart symbols and characters, whizzed past the rally court at a cool two miles per hour during lunch on May 1. The parade was organized by the Matador Recognition Committee (MRC) which conceived of this idea at the beginning of the school...

MVHS hosts social food truck event “Off the Grid”

MVHS hosts social food truck event “Off the Grid”

Justine Ha and Elena Khan

April 22, 2019

  On March 12, a sub group of students part of MVHS Leadership, MVHS Outreach, held a social food truck event from 4 to 7 p.m. in the rally court. “Off the Grid” specializes in catering around the Bay Area by bringing various food trucks to select places. The food served at “Off the Grid” varied from...

A night of dreams

A night of dreams

Jasmine Lee and Claire Wen

March 31, 2019

The planning process for the 2019 junior prom began a year ago, with the decision on a venue. Like years past, it was held at the Corinthian Grand Ballroom in San Jose. Junior and class officer Christopher Cellini described some of the items that required planning. After deciding on a location, th...

The Class of 2021 prepares for its first-ever bonding activity

The Class of 2021 prepares for its first-ever bonding activity

Flora Peng

March 18, 2019

Despite an unsuccessful campaign last school year, the class of 2021 has set the date for their first‐ever bonding activity: a relaxing movie night to be held after school on Friday, March 29. After months of consideration and negotiation, the officers are optimistic that the event will be successf...

In my humble opinion: Why humility is a crucial but often overlooked trait

In my humble opinion: Why humility is a crucial but often overlooked trait

Roshan Fernandez

March 13, 2019

n many ways, MVHS students have mastered the humble-brag. We tell our friends how we got an “A” on our English essay even though we never read the book. We tell them how we aced a test we never studied for. We tell them how we completed our entire semester-long project the day before it was due and got...

A fundraising dilemma

A fundraising dilemma

Emily Xia and Julia Yang

October 25, 2018

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

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

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

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...