El Estoque

Finding passion early on

Finding passion early on
Examining how students are forced to find their passion in high school
October 26, 2019

P classes. Summer programs. Clubs. All of the things we do to prepare for the next phase of our lives. The process is designed to help students identify their passion, the one they choose to pursue for...

Holding onto my childhood passion

Holding onto my childhood passion
October 24, 2019

hat began as an ambitious attempt to one-up an academically-outstanding classmate in kindergarten transformed into my ultimate passion. The piano and I go way back; I remember how I raced to my Taiwanese...

Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight
English teacher Hannah Gould named the new drama teacher
May 22, 2019

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...

Rain, Rain Go Away

Rain, Rain Go Away
How my love for the rain developed from my fear of going to practice
March 14, 2019

Fanning the flames

Fanning the flames
How soccer has changed over the course of my career
October 3, 2018

It’s the first day of school and I’m asked to share a fun fact about myself. I’m at a family party and someone asks me what my hobbies are. I’m in Chinese class and I’m supposed to deliver a...

A thousand dreams

A thousand dreams
May 17, 2018
Students and teachers in the arts field discuss the factors influencing their choice between

Postgame baller bashes and breakdowns

Postgame baller bashes and breakdowns
February 7, 2010

When the final buzzer sounds, be prepared for raw emotion   Walking onto the court with a swagger, the varsity boys basketball team goes through a routine process of warm-up activities before the...

Let’s get it popping

Let's get it popping
January 20, 2010

After its one year anniversary, breakdancing club B-boy Stance remains unknown to the student body The only "breaking" MVHS knows is the breaking news of a "B" on a test. Breakdancing,...

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