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Athletes continue practicing virtually

Athletes continue practicing virtually
How students use online tools to continue training during quarantine
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...

Warming up

Warming up
El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day
April 10, 2019
El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day

Rain, Rain Go Away

Rain, Rain Go Away
How my love for the rain developed from my fear of going to practice
March 14, 2019

Playing the Erhu

Playing the Erhu
Sophomore Andie Liu explains how she came to play the Chinese violin
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,...

Practice makes perfect: analyzing the importance of daily sports practice attendance

Practice makes perfect: analyzing the importance of daily sports practice attendance
Analyzing the importance of daily sports practice attendance
April 11, 2018
Analyzing the importance of daily sports practice attendance

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
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,...

Senior Kelli Russell describes her last year on MVHS Cheer

Senior Kelli Russell describes her last year on MVHS Cheer
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...

Speech and Debate holds practice time for upcoming tournaments

Speech and Debate holds practice time for upcoming tournaments
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...

73 days of summer practice

73 days of summer practice
August 29, 2010

Dedicated athletes sacrifice summer fun for sports Even though summer offered a three month period of rest, some athletes struggled to find even three minutes of rest in between their sports...

Field hockey practices with the ‘frenemy’

Field hockey practices with the 'frenemy'
August 28, 2010

The girls field hockey team practiced with Homestead High School during the summer   The idea of practicing with other school teams would usually be thought of as putting strategies at...

Field hockey practices with the “frenemy”

Field hockey practices with the “frenemy”
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...

Slow and steady win the race for recovery

Slow and steady win the race for recovery
October 28, 2009

Recent illnesses have plagued the boys cross-country team The next race that the boys cross country team needs to win has nothing to do with speed. Instead, the race is all about making a full recovery...

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