El Estoque

Supporting the staff

Supporting the staff

Brian Xu

October 24, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The turning point of now history teacher Scott Victorine’s first career occurred as he was eating lunch at his former law firm. As a paralegal in immigration law, Victorine was overwhelmed with stress. He sat staring at his lunchbox one hectic day and he decided he needed to find another career path. ...

Challenge Success survey launches discussion on school values

Challenge Success survey launches discussion on school values

Rahul Iyer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

efore the school year started, MVHS received the results of the Challenge Success survey that students took last year, which was designed to allow the Administration to understand how students feel about success and the high school experience. Challenge Success is a non-profit group affiliated with ...

Challenge Success reaches out to parents

Challenge Success reaches out to parents

Karen Feng

January 22, 2014


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

PTSA holds Challenge Success meeting on Jan. 14 to introduce program, brainstorm with parents. Read More »...

Peer Counseling Club holds training session for new peer counselors

Peer Counseling Club holds training session for new peer counselors

Elia Chen

January 19, 2014


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

Members learn skills to better their communication. Read More »...

Challenge Day aims to teach students how to deal with their emotions

Gabriella Monico

November 24, 2013


Filed under NEWS

On Nov. 21, MVHS was quieter than usual. The bells that signify the beginning and end of each class period were conspicuously absent, forcing many students to stare at the clock and some classes to run overtime. Students often ran into class late, and some wandered the empty halls when teachers let them...

Staff remembers JFK assassination

Joyce Varma

November 22, 2013


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS

Teachers reflect on moment they learned of tragedy as schoolchildren 50 years ago. Read More »

Peer Counseling Club gains more opportunities as a school service

Peer Counseling Club gains more opportunities as a school service

Elia Chen

October 23, 2013


Filed under Briefs

Peer Counseling club hopes to reach more students with its new school status. Read More »...

Creating the connection

Creating the connection

Amrutha Dorai

November 19, 2012


Filed under From the magazine, Print news

Students link support organizations available on campus to create community Read More »

Challenge Day held Nov. 15

Challenge Day held Nov. 15

Jennifer Lee

November 16, 2012


Filed under Main slider, NEWS

Students open up to peers, share personal experiences with one another Read More »

Meditation: a misunderstood practice

Meditation: a misunderstood practice

Bryan Wang

October 21, 2012


Filed under OPINION

The word “meditation“ brings to mind enlightenment, inner peace and Buddhism. Many see it as a practice far removed from everyday life, to be practiced by religious zealots living in secluded locales. “I get this one a lot — eyes rolled back and you put your fingers like this — maybe you levitate off the ground,” Student Advocate R...

PTSA hosts first parent seminar of the year on Oct. 2

PTSA hosts first parent seminar of the year on Oct. 2

Yashashree Pisolkar

October 4, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Student advocate Richard Prinz facilitates student, parent discussion Read More »