El Estoque

50 Questions with Scott Victorine

50 Questions with Scott Victorine

Iman Malik and Brian Xu

February 9, 2020

In the eighth installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Scott Victorine 50 questions in his classroom

Practical jokers

Practical jokers

Michelle Chen and Ishaani Dayal

September 25, 2019

Teachers explain the process of pranking colleagues or students

MVHS community’s podcast picks

Photo illustration by Anish Vasudevan.

Anish Vasudevan

September 23, 2019

Members of MVHS share their favorite podcasts

Supporting the staff

Photo Illustration // Oishee Misra

Brian Xu

October 24, 2018

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. ...

Conflicts arise due to side effects of ADHD medication

Ankita Tejwani

February 10, 2013

Senior Melody Eslamian was faced with a choice: she could focus in school and get good grades, or she could eat, sleep and get through the day. For Eslamian, who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), taking prescription dextroamphetamines significantly improved her grades and ability...