El Estoque

Powderpuff: How each grade level prepared for and executed their performances

Powderpuff: How each grade level prepared for and executed their performances

Flora Peng, Tabitha Mendez, and Collin Qian

May 24, 2019

Class pitted against class. Hundreds of students gathered in the bleachers to cheer on their teams with painted faces, color-coordinated outfits and voices ready to scream. For most of the school, Powderpuff provides an engaging outlet to showcase school pride before the frenzy of AP Test preparation...

Upcoming events for ‘21

Upcoming events for ‘21

Robert Liu

February 4, 2019

With the start of the new semester, preparations for new class-wide activities are underway, including the Winter Rally, a class movie night and Powderpuff. Sophomore and Vice President Vivian Jiang, sophomore and Treasurer Annabelle Choi and sophomore Benjamin Tang share their views on the upcoming eve...

Sophomores prepare for 2017 Powderpuff

Sophomores prepare for 2017 Powderpuff

Aanchal Garg

March 10, 2017

A crowd in the bleachers, cheerleaders on the track and players reviewing the playbook. Although this sounds like the scene for the MVHS football team playing under the Friday night lights, it isn’t; it’s the soon-to-come scene of the 2017 annual Powderpuff games. The well-spirited class of 2019 ...

Photogallery: Powderpuff 2015

Photogallery: Powderpuff 2015

Avni Prasad

March 23, 2015

*Correction: Seniors won against freshman by 28 points not 21  MVHS holds a Powderpuff tournament each year, where the girls get the football and the guys get the pom poms. The games will take place this week, but players and cheerleaders have been practicing every Tuesday and Thursday at lunch si...

Powderpuff 2014 Finals Sophomores vs Seniors

Powderpuff 2014 Finals Sophomores vs Seniors

Amol Pande

March 16, 2014

The Class of 2014 takes home their second Powderpuff championship On March 14,2014 The Classes of 2014 and 2016 competed in the Powderpuff Finals. These are Highlights from that game. ...

Powderpuff 2014 Finals pre game show

Amol Pande

March 13, 2014

The class of 2014 hopes to reclaim their title, the class of 2016 attempts to claim their first championship. It is official, The final game is between the class of 2014 and the class of 2016. Coming into the game off of a tie the class of 2014 is after their second Powderpuff Championship. Coming i...

Powderpuff 2015 vs 2016 highlights

Amol Pande

March 12, 2014

The Powderpuff game between the Sophomores and Juniors resulted in a tie. The ending of this game was controversial as it resulted in a rematch opposed to the previous tie in which the Seniors were declared winners. The explanation of why this conclusion differed can be found  here The rematch will ...

Powderpuff 2015 v 2016: what happened?

Mihir Joshi

March 12, 2014

A look into how the game ended, and why there will be a rematch Read More »

2014 Seniors vs Freshmen Powderpuff highlights

Amol Pande

March 12, 2014

The Seniors played the Freshmen on March 11,2014. The game resulted in a tie which was settled by best cheer. The Seniors won best cheer and are moving onto the finals. The next game between the Juniors and Sophomores is March 12, 2014...

Powderpuff to be postponed because of early Homecoming

Powderpuff to be postponed because of early Homecoming

Amol Pande

September 5, 2013

Homecoming week has traditionally included events such as the football game, eponymous rally and the Powderpuff games and cheers. In the past, all of these activities took place in mid-October, but this year, Homecoming is during the week of Sept. 23. This means that Powderpuff has to move as th...

POWDERPUFF: 2013 vs. 2014

POWDERPUFF: 2013 vs. 2014

Albert Qiu

October 11, 2012

On Oct. 10, the seniors defeated the juniors 16-7 in the Powderpuff final. The seniors, who cruised to a 28-0 victory over the freshmen on Oct. 4, consistently held a strong offense to score two touchdowns. The juniors, who defeated the sophomores 7-0 on Oct 3, were unable to hold a defensive line a...