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MVHS senior wins 3rd in national essay competition

Jefferson Le December 9, 2021

Senior Riya Ranjan won third place, with special jury distinction, in the 2021 David McCullough Essay Contest on Sept, 26, winning $1,000 in scholarship money.  Over 70 high school juniors and seniors...

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63 MVHS students qualify for the semifinals of the National Merit Scholarship Program

Rachel Jiang and Devin Gupta September 25, 2020
Breaking down the logistics behind the competition
In Memoriam: Alice Wu

In Memoriam: Alice Wu

Sunjin Chang and Rana Aghababazadeh March 28, 2019

“Jennifer Garner copied me.”   When Alice Wu wore a black, punk rock skirt to school, Jessica Lee, her friend since sixth grade, would distance herself from Alice in embarrassment. Nobody...

The lights shine brightly from behind the shimmery blue stage curtain as the show ends. This year, the fourth annual Drama Showcase granted the Andrew Segal memorial scholarship to senior Sean Okuniewicz from Cupertino High School. Photo by Shuyi Qi.

An evening of entertainment

Shuyi Qi February 6, 2014

  Annual Drama Showcase provided night of hilarious improvisation, poignant monologues.   [dropcap1]I[/dropcap1]t was a night of lasagna, dessert and the lazy ease of Friday....

Senior Angela Zhang winner in National Siemens Competition

Senior Angela Zhang winner in National Siemens Competition

Nona Penner December 6, 2011

On Dec. 5, senior Angela Zhang received the top individual honors prize of a $100,000 scholarship at the annual National Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition in Washington D.C.. Zhang...

The best things in life

The best things in life

Sara Yang April 23, 2010

  PTSA recognizes the silent heroes of the school       This project relates to content in the Oct. 20, 2010 El Estoque Print issue.         This project relates to...

National level gymnast tucks-and-tumbles through hardships

National level gymnast tucks-and-tumbles through hardships

Patrick Mi September 10, 2009

Sophomore Melissa Chuang, a seasoned gymnast of nine years has won various national competitions despite facing many obstacles. A broken tibia, a fractured back, dislocated ribs, sprains, and countless...

Cuper Scooper: College wants me

Cuper Scooper: College wants me

Selene Rubino April 29, 2009

I know because I got a letter.  I have a guilty little secret and it's called college spam mail.After taking the PSATs for the first time, I began to receive fliers and brochures from various institutions...

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