El Estoque

Tempo: Two teenagers’ perspectives on the pace of life

Lu and Zhou pose with their paperback versions of
Seniors Jasmine Lu and Alice Zhou release a collection of poetry and literary pieces on mental health and young adulthood
January 5, 2021
Seniors Jasmine Lu and Alice Zhou release a collection of poetry and literary pieces on mental health and young adulthood

Asking for help

Asking for help
Exploring the effectiveness of the Wellness Check-In form
December 17, 2020
Exploring the effectiveness of the Wellness Check-In form

Game-changing therapy

Game-changing therapy
Understanding therapist Monet Goldman’s unique approach to mental health in the video gaming community
December 16, 2020
Understanding therapist Monet Goldman’s unique approach to mental health in the video gaming community

Confronting mental health

Confronting mental health
Analyzing the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has led to deteriorating mental health
October 16, 2020
Analyzing the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has led to deteriorating mental health

#NoMoreLikes

Illustration | Claire Yang
Taking away likes on Instagram is beneficial to our mental health
December 20, 2019
Taking away likes on Instagram is beneficial to our mental health

The Power of Sports

Wei (top right) poses with his club team holding a
How different athletes benefit mentally when playing a sport
December 3, 2019
How different athletes benefit mentally when playing a sport

PTSA: Adult outlooks on teenage mental health

On Nov. 19, students and parents gathered in the auditorium to watch the movie
Comprehending parent and expert strategies for and opinions on the topic of teenage stress
December 2, 2019
Comprehending parent and expert strategies for and opinions on the topic of teenage stress

Clinical psychologist Holly Marie-Arce breaks down the differences between depression and sadness

Clinical psychologist Holly Marie-Arce breaks down the differences between depression and sadness
Investigating the differences between "synonymous" terminologies
November 21, 2019
Investigating the differences between "synonymous" terminologies

Seeds of Tranquility: Investigating the growth of Tranquil Tuesday

Seeds of Tranquility: Investigating the growth of Tranquil Tuesday
Looking into the creation of the self-care initiative and thoughts from Tranquil Tuesday volunteers and participants
October 30, 2019
Looking into the creation of the self-care initiative and thoughts from Tranquil Tuesday volunteers and participants

Eat, pray, jam

Eat, pray, jam
Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community prepare for games and practices
October 17, 2019
Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community prepare for games and practices

Bobateeno 2019

Students of the Cupertino Teen Commission and Youth Activity Board helped distribute boba to the over 500 students who showed up. Photo by Justine Ha
The City of Cupertino hosts event to encourage mental health awareness
September 25, 2019
The City of Cupertino hosts event to encourage mental health awareness

A dead end: Exploring the way mental health issues are tackled at MVHS

A dead end: Exploring the way mental health issues are tackled at MVHS
Many students don’t take advantage of mental health resources on campus
May 20, 2019

High test scores, newly renovated facilities and a handful of student wellness resources. From the outside, MVHS seems like the perfect school. The school’s academically thriving student body, however,...

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