El Estoque

Staff members go above and beyond to help school

Staff members go above and beyond to help school

Lydia Seo

November 27, 2013

Two staff members are involved with security, while one manages college visits. Read More »...

College trends throughout the years

College trends throughout the years

Claire Lu

September 28, 2013

  College trends throughout the years have shown a gradual increase in liberal arts schools applications and stagnation in applications to large in-state public schools. <!-more-> On Career Center Liaison Miriam Taba’s desk, there is a thin, slightly worn paperback: “Colleges That...

College rejection and acceptance board creates negative attitude among students

College rejection and acceptance board creates negative attitude among students

Eva Spitzen

May 18, 2013

In 2010, a rejection wall on which students could post the colleges they were rejected from was proposed. After the the proposal was blocked by administration in because it would potentially cause students to become angry and frustrated, Career Center Liaison Miriam Taba designated an area of the career ...

‘College Denials’ list up in the Career Center

‘College Denials’ list up in the Career Center

Soumya Kurnool

April 28, 2013

After failed attempts at creating a wall of college rejection letters at MVHS, college denials are now documented alongside college acceptances. Read More »...

Purple and Gold Awards held May 2

Purple and Gold Awards held May 2

Amrutha Dorai

May 5, 2012

The annual Purple and Gold awards were hosted in the gym on May 2 to honor students nominated by teachers for excellence in various subjects. Over 100 students were acknowledged with certificates — as well as a meal catered by the Pasta Market — during the awards ceremony. “[The Purple a...

Final Explore Careers! spotlights Business & Other Careers

Final Explore Careers! spotlights Business & Other Careers

Amrutha Dorai

March 19, 2012

From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on March 13, the fourth and final installment of the Explore Careers! series was hosted, this time focusing on Business and Other Careers. The yearlong Explore Careers! program was initially created to replace the Career Fair. When Career Center Liaison Miriam Taba was in...

Job Shadow may be replaced with a schoolwide careerfair to reach out to more students

Jacqueline Barr

February 22, 2009

A lack of participation in the Job Shadow could lead to its removal Read More »...

No more groundhogs: Job Shadow Day faces future cancellation

Varada Gavaskar

February 2, 2009

Job Shadow program might face cancellation due to low student participation Read More »...