El Estoque

COVID-19’s impact on college life

Ligier says she misses her teammates very much, and they continue to FaceTime nearly everyday.

Stuti Upadhyay

April 6, 2020

Exploring the impacts of online learning on college students and their college experience

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Hannah Lee, Shuvi Jha, and Stuti Upadhyay

October 15, 2019

Community members reflect on former judge Aaron Persky's hire and consequent firing

Science National Honor Society invites Stanford scientists to speak

Four postdoctoral scholars from Stanford introduce themselves to students interested in their stories. Photo by Justine Ha.

Elena Khan and Justine Ha

March 15, 2019

On March 12, Science National Honor Society invited four Stanford graduates, Rachel Agoglia, Dan Homberg, Katie Solari and Laura Bogar, to speak at MVHS. All four of them work in biology research, studying in fields varying from fungi research to human cortical spheroids. Each of them explained their li...

Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety

Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety

Hannah Lee

April 1, 2018

On March 27 and 28, two Stanford postdoctoral counseling professionals, Michael Sasiain and Erica Jung, presented a workshop on stress and anxiety in the MVHS auditorium during lunch. The speakers emphasized the necessity of combating stress, as higher stress levels can lead to performance issues. Alt...

Every Drop Counts

Every Drop Counts

Jai Uparkar

January 30, 2018

n Jan. 19, a plastic foldable table serves as the Stanford Blood Center (SBC) front desk for donors, who wait their turn while wearing "first time donor” stickers. With pop music playing in the background, the quiet but energized atmosphere of the room is filled with people waiting in excitement or...

Neuroscience club holds a guest talk about eating disorders

Neuroscience club holds a guest talk about eating disorders

Jai Uparkar

October 20, 2017

hen parent and psychotherapist Jenny Mayhew saw a Schoolloop email stating that MVHS Neuroscience club was holding a guest talk with Stanford professor Cara Bohon about eating disorders, she cleared her entire schedule and rushed over to room B101 during lunch on Oct. 13, 2017. As a psychotherapist, ...

MV Science National Honor Society hosts Stanford guest speaker

Stanford postdoctoral researcher Katharine Grabek presents her research in hibernation genetics to a group of SNHS members. Grabek discussed how she became interested in scientific research and then opened the classroom for questions related to her career and to computational biology. Photo by Jessica Xing

Jessica Xing

April 17, 2017

Story by Jessica Xing and Jackie Way n April 17, Stanford postdoctoral researcher Katharine Grabek spoke about how she became interested in computational biology and how it applies to her current work focus: analyzing the hibernation cycles of squirrels by looking at their genetics. To the room full ...

MUN takes home multiple awards at Stanford conference

MUN takes home multiple awards at Stanford conference

Anjana Melvin

November 19, 2015

Story co-written by Grace Zhou While some students may have been sitting in their homes this past weekend, their heads buried in homework or binge watching Netflix in their beds, the members of MV Model United Nations were busy taking on the roles of different countries and solving the many crises t...

Photo gallery: Stanford blood drive

Senior Saba Naqvi donates a pint of blood for the first time.

Vishalrathna Nagar

November 15, 2014

On Oct. 29, Stanford held a blood drive in the gym, starting at 6:30 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m. Throughout the day, students came to donate blood, and for many, it was their first time donating blood. Most students were 17 or older, due to the age restriction in order to donate blood. However there...

Challenge Success survey launches discussion on school values

Challenge Success survey launches discussion on school values

Rahul Iyer

October 6, 2014

efore the school year started, MVHS received the results of the Challenge Success survey that students took last year, which was designed to allow the Administration to understand how students feel about success and the high school experience. Challenge Success is a non-profit group affiliated with ...