El Estoque

Zoom School: MVHS Edition

Zoom School: MVHS Edition

Ritu Atreyas, Nishat Kazi, Robert Liu, Abdullah Memon, Oishee Misra, Neysa Singh, and Leanna Sun

September 17, 2020

MVHS community devises ways around the challenges of distance learning

Growing pains

Growing pains

Sreya Kumar

October 6, 2019

The downfalls of growing up in the Singaporean education system

Stressing the numbers

Sleep deprivation is a common problem across FUHSD schools.

Anoop Iyer, Robert Liu, and Sean Yagi

August 26, 2019

Exploring the results of wellness surveys in recent years

A dead end: Exploring the way mental health issues are tackled at MVHS

A dead end: Exploring the way mental health issues are tackled at MVHS

Robert Liu

May 20, 2019

High test scores, newly renovated facilities and a handful of student wellness resources. From the outside, MVHS seems like the perfect school. The school’s academically thriving student body, however, isn’t without those who are struggling. Owing to the pressure to fulfill goals and responsibil...

Father God, take my burdens

Father God, take my burdens

Tyler Cho, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

Stretching my legs out in front of me, I was greeted by the familiar creaks and pops of my stiff knees and ankles as my bones ground together to get into a more comfortable position. I tried to ignore the burning ache in my back, fighting desperately to keep my attention on the pastor speaking in front...

Reading: my disappearing constant amid rapid change

Photo courtesy of Chris Lawton, Unsplash.

Dhruvika Randad, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

There I lay in my bed, under a thick, pink comforter, with the stack of “Geronimo Stilton” and “Garfield” comic books, obtained from my weekly visit to the library. With my stack of books, a water bottle and a couple of munchies, I was ready for my reading marathon as I spent Saturday consumed in...

Let’s Talk: Complaining at MVHS

Let's Talk: Complaining at MVHS

March 15, 2019

Exploring the implications of complaining as a means of reinforcing negativity or releasing stress

Coming out of my shell: Tissue Turmoil

Coming out of my shell: Tissue Turmoil

Emily Xia

March 13, 2019

Figuring out alternative coping mechanisms for stress

Making the right call

Making the right call

Brian Xu

February 6, 2019

A sharp, throbbing fire pulses through your arm, flowing down past the elbow and swelling at the wrist. The crowd of people fades into the background, the soccer game long forgotten as a silent scream works its way up your throat. Peering down nervously, you examine your hand, flexing your fingers back ...