El Estoque

Off the high dive

Off the high dive

Akshara Majjiga

April 21, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Features, Spring Sports, Swimming & Diving

n seventh grade, a couple of years after junior Demetra Williams first launched into her diving career, she recalls being asked if diving even qualified as a sport. The boy who asked her was confused; he assumed divers just climbed a ladder and jumped off of a board, not really noticing what may have gone ...

Cheer and Song: Teams describe their successes at USA Nationals

Cheer and Song: Teams describe their successes at USA Nationals

Chetana Ramaiyer

April 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS

uring the weekend of Mar. 25, while most juniors were at Junior Prom, the MVHS Cheer and Song teams were in southern California for USA Spirit Nationals. The weeks leading up to the competition were intense for the two teams, with eleven practices total between JAMZ Nationals and the following USA Nation...

Dance Team named second runner up, overall National Grand Champion

Dance Team named second runner up, overall National Grand Champion

Rachel Beyda

April 2, 2012


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

It was time for finals. The best of the best were recompeting, and the Marquesas, who barely missed the cut for finals, were sitting in the audience.  The announcer was about to award the rankings for “the most prestigious” title in the entire competition. While the teams in finals clenched each others’ hands hoping to hear their name, th...

Power of the heat

Power of the heat

Tiffany Lau

May 19, 2010


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Girl friends join together in a heat yoga class   Read More »...

Marquesas states competition

Marquesas states competition

Ingrid Chang

February 13, 2009


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

This Saturday the Marquesas dance team will be competing at home for eligibility at national championships Read More »...