El Estoque

Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight

Gauri Kaushik

May 22, 2019


Filed under Best of News, NEWS

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on May 10, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met not only by their long-term substitute teacher Jeffrey Adams, but also by Principal Ben Clausnitzer and her World Literature teacher Hannah...

A twist on the expected

Hannah Lee, Emily Xia, Ayah Ali-Ahmad, and Gauri Kaushik

February 9, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Students try new Oreo flavors

A new role

Hannah Lee and Shuvi Jha

October 15, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Correction 10/17/18 1:25 p.m. A previous version of this story incorrectly spelled Diana Goularte's name. e walks around campus with a smile on his face, greeting students and teachers with a friendly nod or a quick hello. At one moment, he is in the MVHS office, conversing with Diana Goularte, hi...

New times, old traditions: Different types of new year’s celebrations

New times, old traditions: Different types of new year’s celebrations

Michelle Wong

January 31, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

rom the traditional Persian Haft-Seen to making mochi, different cultures have their own unique ways of welcoming the new year. Although not all of these celebrations fall on the same day, students can be seen celebrating their heritages and hoping for good fortune in the upcoming months. For sophomore Ka...

A new start for Madame Zahn

A new start for Madame Zahn

Alyssa Hui

August 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Features

fter spending four years teaching at an international school in Boise, Idaho, new French teacher Janissa Zahn decided to start a new chapter in her life 680 miles away in Cupertino. Her family had always loved the West Coast, and she and her husband had been looking for a job for a while. So when sh...

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Nathan Stevens

April 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, STEM

As senior Christopher Chang looks around E203 for his fellow C++ members, he finds himself disappointed with what he sees. Getting ready to start their weekly informational meetings about the programming language C++, he makes sure everyone is there, but over the weeks, he’s watched as people droppe...

Students and staff share their resolutions for 2017

Students and staff share their resolutions for 2017

Nathan Stevens

January 10, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

s 2016 comes to a close and the new year begins, many people are taking part in the long-standing tradition of New Year’s resolutions. Scroll down to see how people at MVHS are starting off 2017 with a change for the better. ...

MV Andaaz takes the stage with an all-new captain team

MV Andaaz takes the stage with an all-new captain team

Amanda Chan

October 21, 2016


Filed under Briefs

In most clubs, the officer team is comprised of experienced leaders, with some being second year officers. But that’s not the case for MV Andaaz, whose leaders for the 2016-2017 school year are all new. Originally, the four member captain team had one returning captain along with three new ones....

MVHS Construction: Fall 2016-2018

MVHS Construction: Fall 2016-2018

Nathan Stevens

October 16, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS, News Editor's Picks

he cafeteria being built in 2014 was an extensive upgrade to MVHS and largely contributes to its campus environment, but it is only the tip of the renovation iceberg. Principal April Scott explained that MVHS staff have been planning to adding four new rooms to the B building and gym lobby for about...

Movie Update: REX Productions gets ready to release new film, “Colorful”

Movie Update: REX Productions gets ready to release new film, “Colorful”

Anjana Melvin

December 20, 2015


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT

In action: Junior Henry Wang films and sophomore Neel Chaudari checks audio as English teacher David Clarke and sophomore Jeremi Kalkowski act out the scene where the college student goes to talk to his professor about his final essay. Here are some excerpts from the script: Cat...

Different memories of the old cafeteria

Atharva Fulay

February 15, 2013


Filed under NEWS

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Back to school: 50 fresh faces

Back to school: 50 fresh faces

Morahd Shawki

August 28, 2012


Filed under FEATURES, Main slider

It’s a new school year at MVHS, and among the new schedules, reunions and activities, most of the upperclassmen have forgotten that there’s a new class here as well, the class of 2016 to be exact. El Estoque took the liberty of interviewing 50 new freshmen about their lives at MVHS. Mouse over a...