El Estoque

Interact Club: Preparing for the upcoming year

Interact Club: Preparing for the upcoming year

Ishaani Dayal

October 11, 2019

Officers focus on building connections inside and outside of the club for members this year

Reaching out to new faces: Matador Mondays

Reaching out to new faces: Matador Mondays

Tyler Cho

September 26, 2019

lips of giggly friends flash across the screen, each racking their heads for words to describe a person they love — some serious, others sarcastic. As the first Matador Mondays Instagram video created for junior Sylvana Northrop concludes, the words, “We love you Sylvana!” pop up on the screen and...

Returning to the disco

Returning to the disco

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

August 25, 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...