El Estoque

The Speech and Debate team celebrates their accomplishments at an Arizona tournament.

Competition-focused clubs

Robert Liu February 10, 2021
Exploring competition-based clubs’ experiences during distance learning
Photo courtesy of Ramachandra Srinivas

Science Olympiad officers’ humble beginnings

Claire Wen March 12, 2020
Leaders reflect on why they joined the club and their favorite memories
MVHS Science Olympiad competes at the NorCal Regional at San Jose City College.

Coming full circle: Science Olympiad’s year in review

Jahan Razavi and Robert Liu April 28, 2019

The 2018-19 school year brought unique experiences to the members of MVHS Science Olympiad. Each of the club’s constituent teams — Purple, Gold and White — which are separated by skill level and...

Science Olympiad competes at states

Science Olympiad competes at states

Jahan Razavi and Robert Liu April 12, 2019

n April 6, MVHS Science Olympiad competed in the NorCal State competition at California State University, Stanislaus. Of Science Olympiad’s three constituent teams, Purple, Gold and White (separated...

Science Olympiad’s 2019 competition season

Science Olympiad’s 2019 competition season

Jahan Razavi and Robert Liu March 8, 2019

Halfway through its 2019 competition season, MVHS Science Olympiad has already competed at four invitational tournaments in the Bay Area: the Tracy Invitational, Golden Gate Invitational, Ukiah Invitational...

Science Olympiad team selections

Science Olympiad team selections

Robert Liu and Jahan Razavi October 25, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, two weeks after their screening exams, Science Olympiad released team selections for prospective competitors for the different categories, including: biology, chemistry, earth science,...

Science Olympiad begins team building

Science Olympiad begins team building

Robert Liu and Jahan Razavi September 27, 2018

With the start of the school year, Science Olympiad has began screening members for the 2018-19 team. A club dedicated to competition-level science, Science Olympiad members compete in various invitational,...

Forming new teams in a new year with Science Olympiad

Forming new teams in a new year with Science Olympiad

Aditi Gnanasekar September 13, 2017

With the promise of a great meeting and free cookies, young scientists, new students and returning members alike,  packed into room B111 on Friday, Sept. 1, excited for a memorable year ahead. The bustling...

Science Olympiad curriculum reflects scientific current events

Science Olympiad curriculum reflects scientific current events

Shriya Deshpande May 31, 2017

tudents in biology dissect frogs and learn about both anatomy and physiological processes. Students in chemistry experiment with the addition of a base that turns a solution pink. Students in physics test...

Brilliantile snow removal device, finalist in the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, explained

Brilliantile snow removal device, finalist in the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, explained

Shriya Deshpande March 9, 2017

hen visiting his family in Boston, sophomore Aditya Shah didn’t realize that an almost-collapsed rooftop, cracking with the weight of snow on it, would lead to his future co-creation of a Conrad Spirit...

Science Olympiad videos are useful for increasing members’ communication with officers

Science Olympiad videos are useful for increasing members’ communication with officers

Shriya Deshpande February 9, 2017

he best ideas often come over a chat and a cup of coffee. So it’s no surprise when Science Olympiad president senior Kush Shanker and vice president senior Shruti Satrawada sat down to have lunch at...

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