El Estoque

Senior Harshitha Pandian dances during her arangetram in 2017. Photo courtesy of Harshitha Pandian | Used with Permission

A day of dancing

Gauri Manoj May 21, 2021
Indian classical dancers discuss the preparation and execution of their arangetrams
What I’ve learned from performing in piano recitals

What I’ve learned from performing in piano recitals

Brian Xu March 15, 2019

’ve been playing the piano for eight years now — at this point, I’ve been playing for half my life. Every week consists of practicing scales and technique, learning etudes (practice pieces) and...

Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl halftime performance receives mixed reviews

Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl halftime performance receives mixed reviews

Michelle Wong February 13, 2018

he Super Bowl: an American tradition celebrated by football fanatics and many others, even those who don’t follow the sport to witness the memorable halftime show. But even before the start of the 52nd...

Cheer and Song: A years worth of effort

Cheer and Song: A year’s worth of effort

Becca Zheng December 2, 2016

“ne two, three four, five six, seven eight. Hail to thee’ ole MV High!” MV’s cheer and song team work towards a set of goals and aim to reach national level of competition. Although team members...

Bhangra team introduces new system to team members

Shriya Deshpande September 30, 2016

n theater, they’re called understudies. In computing, they’re called backups. In Bhangra, they’re called alternates. But now, alternates are no longer a part of the Bhangra team’s method. Instead...

How to prepare for the Spotlite on India 2016 auditions

How to prepare for the Spotlite on India 2016 auditions

Devika Watave January 4, 2016

The Indo-American Student Association has begun planning for its biggest event of the year: Spotlite on India. This is MVHS’s Indian cultural show, which takes place in May and features acts such as...

Superstitions: Behind the curtain- Performance superstitions and rituals

Superstitions: Behind the curtain- Performance superstitions and rituals

Sarah Robinson October 20, 2015

*Correction (Oct. 21): Rhea was previously listed as performing a ritual for an incorrect dance. n performance arts, so much can go wrong during every show. MVHS student performers have many of their...

Varsity girls volleyball toughs it out against Mountain View

Varsity girls volleyball toughs it out against Mountain View

Patrick Mi September 22, 2009

Girls varsity volleyball loses  first game against  strong opponent Mountain View High School On Wednesday, Sep. 9, the girls varsity volleyball team had  its first pre-season game...

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