El Estoque

First Ladies are just as important

First Ladies are just as important

Simran Devidasani

November 20, 2012

Whenever we think of change and moving forward, we think of our presidential elections. With each new president comes four new years filled with change in economic, foreign and domestic policies. While we reflect on America’s growth with respect to our successful and unsuccessful presidential administrations,...

French Honor Society carries learning to San Francisco Broadway

French Honor Society carries learning to San Francisco Broadway

Simran Devidasani

August 27, 2012

He held her in his arms as she cried. The curtains closed, and before they opened again, the crowd stood up, applauding and cheering on the cast of “Les Miserables”, a play originally written and performed in French, but adapted in English. In the crowd stood several MVHS students — specifically,...

Devil’s Advocate

Devil’s Advocate

Simran Devidasani

September 21, 2011

You see them walking down the hallways, carrying those big textbooks. They walk with power, strength and possibly even a slight smirk. Plastered across the front of their textbook, in big bold letters, you see those words: Advanced Placement. AP students at MVHS are considered by many to be ...

Safety for all

Safety for all

Smitha Gundavajhala

September 20, 2011

Stop, drop, and roll. Duck and cover. Under the table. Students carry out specific and mandatory safety drills throughout the year. There are three main drills that MVHS focuses on: fire drills, earthquake drills, and an intrusion drill. Once a month, the fire alarm is bound to ring, pulling students ou...