El Estoque

Caramel forms the shape of a croissant as he curls up on top of a grand piano to take a nap.

Developing a kinship

Crystal Cheng April 23, 2022
Learning to love the things I didn’t think I could
Dear Peanutbutter

Dear Peanutbutter

Amber Milesi, Staff Writer December 5, 2020
Debating the benefits of owning a dog or cat
Mochi is junior Marvin Wu’s family’s first pet. Wu and his family play with her in their backyard.

Puppies of quarantine

Andie Liu September 25, 2020
MVHS students share their experiences with their new pets
Senior Jessica Ji with her pet chicken Evil

Feathered friends

Jahan Razavi and Chelsea Wong April 10, 2019

Struggle “I got you chickens” was all it took for senior Jessica Ji to spring up in bed early in the morning. Her father’s attempt to wake her had become a running joke between the two of them,...

A Man’s Best Friend: The use of pet therapy

A Man’s Best Friend: The use of pet therapy

Shuvi Jha April 13, 2018

ith finals and AP exams just lurking around the corner, springtime can be quite stressful for MVHS students. Knowing this, the Bring Change 2 Mind Club is currently exploring various stress-relieving activities...

Lost: Their last goodbyes

Lost: Their last goodbyes

Anjana Melvin January 25, 2016

We lose things every day: glasses, keys, homework, money. As time goes by, we lose old friends and memories. We lose possessions. We lose relationships. But nothing quite tugs on the heartstrings like...

Teachers and their dogs

Teachers and their dogs

Claire Lu April 25, 2014

1. Biology teacher Pooya Hajjarian Breed: Chocolate Labrador Retriever Name: Koochook Age: 5 years old   One of biology teacher Pooya Hajjarian’s first memories of Koochook was not...

Enter the wild side

Varsha Venkat December 17, 2012

Students share stories of their unconventional pets. The phrase “it’s raining cats and dogs” might have some truth to it — according to our survey of 427 students, 77% of pet owners have at...

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