El Estoque

Not the right fit

Not the right fit

Michelle Chen and Hannah Lee

November 23, 2019

Former MVHS students explain their decision to change schools

Stop stigmatizing periods

Stop stigmatizing periods

Jasmine Lee and Sreya Kumar

November 23, 2019

Taking out a pad is a daunting task. Your eyes briefly scan the classroom before subtly sliding it up your sleeve. Your feet calmly carry you out the door before you start making a dash toward the restroom. When you look down, you realize that there’s already a stain. While MVHS is typically characterized as an ...

Bulletproof Backpacks: A safety measure versus capital product

Bulletproof Backpacks: A safety measure versus capital product

Rachel Jiang and Aditi Dixit

October 24, 2019

Exploring MVHS opinions about whether or not these precautions for gun violence are beneficial

Decor Dilemma

Decor Dilemma

Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Emily Xia, Vivian Jiang, and Jacqueleine Liu

August 25, 2019

Teachers begin redesigning their classrooms for the new school year

Four classes, one room

Four classes, one room

Stuti Upadhyay and Brian Xu

November 18, 2018

When freshmen first enter MVHS, a change they must adapt to is the size of the school. Most middle schools in the area contain no more than 600 students, whereas MVHS’ total enrollment for the 2018-19 school year is 2,270 students. This drastic increase in population leads to changes in student ...

Looking back

Looking back

Stuti Upadhyay

September 28, 2018

Ameya Mahajan, MVHS graduating class of 2013, enjoyed classical guitar, was on the swim team, participated in Spanish National Honor Society, Triathlete Music Society, Science National Honor Society and worked as a lifeguard in the summers. Mahajan graduated from Yale with a double major in statisti...

Wafu Ikebana Flower Show: Spring Awakening

Wafu Ikebana Flower Show: Spring Awakening

Helen Chao, Priya Reddy, and Jennie Chen

March 5, 2018

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A holiday full of giving

A holiday full of giving

Jai Uparkar

December 12, 2017

uring the holidays, many students at MVHS travel to lavish places or spend precious time with their family. However, others spend their weekend at donation centers and community houses trying to provide for the people that live there. Working in these places, the students learn many different lessons a...

Not another number: Students who freely volunteer for their community

Not another number: Students who freely volunteer for their community

Claire Yang

November 17, 2017

hroughout high school, volunteering often has a reputation for being just another activity to impress colleges. However for many people, acquiring hours is the main goal. For some students like sophomore Jack Tian, volunteering is more than just a number. He currently volunteers through the Califor...