El Estoque

Sexual harassment procedures at FUHSD and Bay Area high schools

Michelle Chen and Oishee Misra June 3, 2021
Examining rape culture and sexual harassment policies, including Title IX, at FUHSD and Bay Area high schools
Athletes line up to get their QR badge scanned so they can enter the waiting room of the gym and receive a COVID test.

COVID-19 precautions in sports

Mikaylah Du, Staff Writer May 21, 2021
Athletes are tested regularly, wear masks and distance when possible
Varsity Boys Soccer players share a team huddle following a game.

Season shutdown

Robert Liu and Nika Zamani May 19, 2021
How the MVHS football and boys soccer teams reacted to their teammates’ positive COVID results
Students, staff and administrators engage in and promote ways to support survivors after the recent surge in sexual misconduct allegations

The MVHS community works on sexual harassment and assault awareness and prevention initiatives

Oishee Misra April 22, 2021
Students, staff and administrators engage in and promote ways to support survivors after the recent surge in sexual misconduct allegations
The Rise of MV Gymnastics

The Rise of MV Gymnastics

Rucha Soman and Jayanti Jha March 11, 2020

A t the start of the 2019-20 school year, after the MVHS cheer team fell apart, athletic director Nick Bonacorsi overheard a girl who was previously on cheer hoping for the creation of a gymnastics team...

Girls Basketball: Team narrowly defeats Santa Clara HS

Girls Basketball: Team narrowly defeats Santa Clara HS

Rucha Soman, Justine Ha, and Kamyar Moradi January 28, 2020
The Matadors win by four points at the Women in Sports celebration game

Behind MVXC’s Success

Rucha Soman November 24, 2019

For the past nine years, MVXC has been qualifying for the Central Coast Section Championship (CCS). Coach Kirk Flatow attributes the success to the kind of kids MV has. He believes that running comes from...

@mvathletics: Athletic director uses Instagram to provide information and promote teams

@mvathletics: Athletic director uses Instagram to provide information and promote teams

Sophia Chen, Staff Writer October 23, 2019
Exploring athletic director and MVHS student perspectives on the @mvathletics Instagram page
Leaders on the field

Leaders on the field

Exploring different leadership roles held in the sports community
Head of the game

Head of the game

Roshan Fernandez February 6, 2019

He typically stops responding to emails at around 7 p.m. When he comes into work the following morning, his inbox is full; there are already between 30 and 50 emails to respond to. The topics of...

Under the hood of MVHS water polo

Under the hood of MVHS water polo

Ruth Feng August 22, 2016

With the U.S. Water polo teams making a big splash at the Olympics this year, there’s been talk among viewers that water polo is no more than just a combination of other sports. To dive deeper into the...

The new Olympics: How our media has shifted its attention from on-screen to online

The new Olympics: How our media has shifted its attention from on-screen to online

Stephanie Lam August 22, 2016

Co-authored by Sara Entezar Gabby Douglas. Ashton Eaton. Usain Bolt. These are just some of the Olympians who rose to fame by dominating in their sport. But over the past few weeks, the athletes’...

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