El Estoque

Athletes continue practicing virtually

Athletes continue practicing virtually

Jayanti Jha and Jefferson Le

May 13, 2020

Video conferencing apps like Zoom have become almost an essential for school due to shelter-in-place restrictions. In particular, student athletes at MVHS use apps like Zoom as tools to host virtual workouts and practices and maintain a line of communication between coaches and their athletes. Sophomore A...

Warming up

Warming up

Sreya Kumar, Charlotte Chui, Gauri Kaushik, Iman Malik, Ankit Gupta, and Tina Low

April 10, 2019

El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day

Playing the Erhu

Playing the Erhu

Jai Uparkar and Tyler Cho

October 24, 2018

he erhu, a two-stringed musical instrument which is more commonly known as the Chinese violin, was created during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 C.E.). Considered one of the most popular Chinese musical instrument, the erhu is played with a bamboo and horsehair bow, a small sound box with a long upright neck...

MVHS Robotics Team uses the off-season to practice and prepare for the upcoming season

MVHS Robotics Team uses the off-season to practice and prepare for the upcoming season

Nathan Stevens

October 20, 2017

To a passerby, it looks like a typical weekend at Evergreen Valley HS. Classes have stopped, students and staff have gone home for the weekend and, for the most part, the campus is silent. But on Saturday, October 14, cars filled the parking lot with students who share one thing: a passion for robotic...

Senior Kelli Russell describes her last year on MVHS Cheer

Senior Kelli Russell describes her last year on MVHS Cheer

Chetana Ramaiyer

March 10, 2017

Additional Reporting by Becca Wong Last year, at the 2016 USA Nationals in Los Angeles, the MVHS Cheer team got 6th place in preliminary rounds, meaning they would move on to the finals. The minute they finished their first performance in the prelims, however, Russell describes how she knew already that t...

Speech and Debate holds practice time for upcoming tournaments

Speech and Debate holds practice time for upcoming tournaments

Devika Watave

March 9, 2017

hile most students were traveling or hanging out with their friends over February break, members of the MVHS Speech and Debate club were preparing for various upcoming competitions such as the CHSSA State Qualifier and NSDA National Qualifier tournaments. On Friday, Feb. 24, all three debate teams met from...

73 days of summer practice

73 days of summer practice

Scott Hyon

August 29, 2010

Dedicated athletes sacrifice summer fun for sports Read More »...

Field hockey practices with the ‘frenemy’

Field hockey practices with the 'frenemy'

Emily Vu

August 28, 2010

The girls field hockey team practiced with Homestead High School during the summer   Read More »...

Field hockey practices with the “frenemy”

Field hockey practices with the “frenemy”

Emily Vu

August 28, 2010

Senior Mariel Little, the goalie, takes advantage of summer practices to brush up some skills and prepare for the new year.  Summer practices also help new players get their feet wet in the sport of field hockey. Photo by Jackie Barr. Read More »...

Slow and steady win the race for recovery

Slow and steady win the race for recovery

Eric Wong

October 28, 2009

Recent illnesses have plagued the boys cross-country team Read More »...