El Estoque

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions

Aanchal Garg

August 19, 2017

Reading her new schedule, freshman Anokhi Shah was dismayed to find that she did not receive Spanish 2, a course recommended in order to continue to Spanish 3 in her sophomore year. In the past few years, more and more students have been finding discrepancies in their course schedule and what they req...

Online paperwork accelerates Running of the Bulls

Online paperwork accelerates Running of the Bulls

Brighton Balfrey

August 23, 2016

ach year, Running of the Bulls signals the end of summer. Students set their alarm clocks and get to school early in hopes of switching a class or getting a free period. And this year, just like the past years, students filed in seemingly endless lines to check in and get their ID photo taken. In ...

Changes to locker assignments and ID cards affect first week of school

 Freshmen wait in line for Running of the Bulls outside the cafeteria on Aug. 12. Some students were not aware of the location change, but overall, administration and volunteers preferred the cafeteria over the field house. Photo by Elia Chen.

Elia Chen

August 15, 2014

  On Aug. 11 and 12, students arrived at MVHS for Running of the Bulls, expecting it to be similar to last year’s. However, this year administration altered several aspects of Running of the Bulls, including the dates of locker assignments and the location of the event. These changes were...

New on campus: Fresh ambitions for a new year

New on campus: Fresh ambitions for a new year

Neha Ramchandani

August 22, 2013

As a new wave of students enters the campus and an older generation prepares to leave, students shared their resolutions for the upcoming school year. For freshmen, it brings new experiences; for seniors, it signifies a time to enjoy time with family and friends before taking the next step in their lives. ...

Running of the Bulls goes green

The administration's decision to provide start of school information on Schoolloop has reduced the size of the annual packet families receive.

Mihir Patil

August 23, 2012

Purple and gold is now going green. This year, the school went through its first eco-friendly Running of the Bulls, in which the administration requested that students print only the papers that they needed from the school website, saving both money and time for everyone involved. The start-of-s...

How much is that teacher in the window?

How much is that teacher in the window?

Smitha Gundavajhala

September 5, 2010

With teacher shopping at ROTB, our proverbial credit card has been maxed out Read More »...

El Estoque On Point: The 2011 ROTB scene

El Estoque On Point: The 2011 ROTB scene

Jiyoon Park

September 1, 2010

Despite administrative changes, class of 2011 students arrive at ROTB early in hopes of changing schedules Read More »...

Dealing with the weight

Dealing with the weight

Sara Yang

December 10, 2009

Students with no lockers deal with the weight of their backpacks as they wait for a locker assignment  Read More »...

Hew leaves for District Office

Hew leaves for District Office

Deepa Kollipara

August 25, 2009

Assistant Principal Marianne Hew 'switches' places with Trudy Gross from the District Office.  Read More »...