El Estoque

The Northern California State Classic is an event organized by the United Spirit Association (USA) and hosted by MVHS. After four weeks of back-to-back competitions on the weekends, the dancers competed on Feb. 8 in a pool of 19 local high schools.

MVDT: On the road to Nationals

Sreya Kumar February 14, 2020
The team reflects back on a successful competition season
Off the high dive

Off the high dive

Akshara Majjiga April 21, 2017

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;...

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

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...

All 21 members of dance team perform in the large dance division. Photo used with permission of Bob Griswold.

Dance Team named second runner up, overall National Grand Champion

Rachel Beyda April 2, 2012

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...

Power of the heat

Power of the heat

Tiffany Lau May 20, 2010

Girl friends join together in a heat yoga class   There are those who hate working out in the heat (which is why there are air conditioned gyms) and then there are the select few who...

Marquesas states competition

Marquesas states competition

Ingrid Chang February 14, 2009

This Saturday the Marquesas dance team will be competing at home for eligibility at national championshipsOn Feb. 14, the MVHS Marquesas will compete at the second national qualifier hosted by United Spirit...

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