El Estoque

Photo Courtesy Jeff Shen | Used with Permission
Illustration Sophia Ma

A final season

Irene Tang and Sophia Ma May 21, 2021
Senior athletes reflect on the challenges they’ve faced during the pandemic
Used with Permission// Viha Srinivas

Senior Bucket List

Shreshta Ranganathan, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

March 13, 2020 proved to be a difficult day for the entire world, but for then junior Aditi Singh, it was an opportunity waiting to be seized. She began writing down a list of things she would set out...

Seniors react to their professional portraits.

Picture perfect

Claire Wen October 13, 2020
Seniors react to their professional portraits
All too common

All too common

Alyssa Hui May 28, 2020
The class of 2020 described in numbers
Senior Anju Jain responds to a question asking what the most interesting place she has been to is.

One chair, four stories

Shivani Gupta, Entertainment editor March 19, 2020
Getting to know all of the students who share a chair throughout the day
Senior Madisen Vongnakhone plays in a game versus Saratoga HS. Photo courtesy of Arnold de Leon

Athlete of the Month: Madisen Vongnakhone

Swara Tewari, Managing editor November 25, 2019

Senior Madisen Vongnakhon doesn’t think of herself as a leader on the field — the idea of other players looking up to her still baffles her. As an experienced player, she just tries to offer support...

How I finally figured out why school spirit is so important

Do I feel good?: School spirit isn’t overrated

Emily Xia September 11, 2019
How I discovered that school spirit wasn't lame
Beyond the district

Beyond the district

How the senior privilege policy affects those who utilize it
End of the line

End of the line

Michelle Wong and Aditi Gnanasekar May 25, 2018

Editor's note: Although Anthony Moll is on the El Estoque staff, he has been included in this story in order to include all graduating seniors on the MVHS baseball team. From walk-on beginners to ten...

Hear me out

Hear me out

Michelle Wong, Staff writer May 23, 2018

Quiet. If anyone had asked me to describe myself a couple years ago, my answer would have been automatic: quiet. That was my identity. The one who never talks in class. The one who never acts...

The college process comes to a close

The college process comes to a close

Mallika Singh April 13, 2018

s April slips by and the weather gets warmer, seniors find themselves with time on their hands. The college application process is finally completely over. Take a look at some of the seniors’ thoughts...

A word of advice: MVHS seniors on college applications

A word of advice: MVHS seniors on college applications

Aanchal Garg March 10, 2018

Second semester means something different to every grade. While freshman get used to the routine of high school, sophomores enjoy the last few moments of peace before a hectic junior year. And while juniors...

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