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Getting to know this year’s Photography Club

The 2019-20 MVHS Photography Club officer team poses for a photo with a poster board template of their Instagram account. Photo courtesy of Michelle Wang
Exploring what Photography Club has been doing to ensure member presence
March 20, 2020
Exploring what Photography Club has been doing to ensure member presence

Journalism Education Association NorCal Media Day 2019

Students practice writing personality profiles in a NorCal Media Day session.
El Estoque gains exposure to other publications and professionals at annual journalism conference
October 25, 2019
El Estoque gains exposure to other publications and professionals at annual journalism conference

MVHS’ Art department holds an open-to-all art festival

MVHS' Art department holds an open-to-all art festival
May 24, 2017

ewly done chalk paintings, black and white photos, students playing live music and a canvas for anyone to add their own art were just a few of the featured parts of MVHS’ Art Festival, hosted by the...

Artists of MVHS

Artists of MVHS
March 8, 2017

Art. Just one word encompasses so many different styles and methods. Art can mean creating a new recipe, sketching a TV show character or even painting your nails. MVHS has artists all around campus who...

Photo club begins monthly photography contest

Photo club begins monthly photography contest
January 12, 2016

Every day, students across the MVHS campus can be seen taking pictures with their smartphones in hand. Photography club has recognized the increased popularity of photography among students and is beginning...

Life skills: Art and woodshop teachers explain the usefulness of their classes

Life skills: Art and woodshop teachers explain the usefulness of their classes
November 11, 2015

cademic classes are undeniably important and provide gateways for a student’s future, especially at a STEM-heavy school like MVHS. But what about the importance of electives in which students get hands-on...

Photography teacher Tyler Cripe a versatile creator

Photography teacher Tyler Cripe paints at an event in Santana Row, San Jose. In addition to art, Cripe enjoys music and photography. Taken with permission from Tyler Cripe.
December 17, 2012

Tyler Cripe has always enjoyed being an artist. After years of working as an accountant cum marketing agent, becoming a teacher allowed him to once again tap into his creative side and focus on his passion...

Behind the lens

Behind the lens
August 26, 2011

A common person might look at the world and only notice ordinary objects and conventionality. Senior Ben Yang, who first took up photography in his sophomore year, has trained himself to...

New course offering: Photo 2

May 15, 2009

Art department adds new Photography class for next year. Photography 2, the continuation class to Photography 1 (formerly Black and White Photography), will be officially open for the 2009-2010 school...

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