El Estoque

50 fresh faces

50 fresh faces

The Class of 2025 shares its initial thoughts about MVHS
Senior Carolyn Huang dodges around opponents from Salinas High School.

Varsity Field Hockey defeats Salinas High School 5-1

Anna Kaminitz and Matthew Yoshimoto September 8, 2021
Madators solidify their first win of the season
Senior Sophia Bokovikova poses beside her grandmother in Novosibirsk, Russia.

Post-lockdown getaways

Students recount their first summer vacations following quarantine
Junior Collin Ong drinks a Lychee Green Tea with tapioca pearls from Gong Cha Sunnyvale.

Bay Area faces boba shortage

Matthew Yoshimoto May 20, 2021
Explaining how the tapioca pearl shortage has impacted local businesses
Graphic by Matthew Yoshimoto

Meet your officers

Matthew Yoshimoto May 10, 2021
Introducing the 2021-22 ASB and class officers
Senior Allison Leung and her teammate MVHS alumna 18 Demetra Williams practice their dives at MVHS pool.

Women in sports

Exploring the experiences of women in sports in honor of Women's History Month
MVHS Cross Country competes in its first meet this season on Saturday, Feb. 20.

Cross Country: MVHS competes in its first meet of the season

Anjali Singh and Matthew Yoshimoto February 23, 2021
Varsity Girls finished sixth and Varsity Boys finished seventh in the league
A womans arm is being cleaned in preparation for the vaccine injection.

Don’t Miss Your Shot

Scientists used RNA technology to create the COVID-19 vaccine, yet its fast-paced development and distribution caused concerns about side effects as vaccines are administered to essential workers.
Pascal Juang, M.D., and two of his colleagues hold Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine bottles.

Phase 3: The Aftermath

Diya Bahl and Matthew Yoshimoto February 12, 2021
Examining professional and student views on the recently released Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines
The free peer tutoring program, Study Buddy Society, uses this image in their flyer for the program.

Study Buddy tutoring continues throughout remote instruction

Matthew Yoshimoto January 22, 2021
How students who need extra support are getting it during the pandemic
Asking for help

Asking for help

Matthew Yoshimoto December 17, 2020
Exploring the effectiveness of the Wellness Check-In form
Graphic by Matthew Yoshimoto

Student strategies for staying motivated

Matthew Yoshimoto November 8, 2020
Exploring different methods of combating a lack of productivity during remote learning
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