El Estoque

Senior Sophia Bokovikova poses beside her grandmother in Novosibirsk, Russia.

Post-lockdown getaways

Students recount their first summer vacations following quarantine
Showcasing the top hits  of movies, shows, and songs over quarantine.

Top Hits: Summer 2020

Vivian Jiang September 25, 2020
What people watched and listened to this summer
Patel, alongside his older brother and mother, takes a family photo.

A quarantined summer

Justine Ha and Shivani Madhan September 12, 2020
Exploring how three members of the MVHS community spent the summer of 2020
Summer Lovin: Students navigate summer relationships

Summer Lovin’: Students navigate summer relationships

Hannah Lee and Ishaani Dayal September 23, 2019
Students weigh in on the value of brief summer flings
Neverending Lists: MVHS students talk about their buckets lists

Neverending Lists: MVHS students talk about their buckets lists

Sarah Young and Anish Vasudevan May 22, 2019
MVHS students discuss their goals for the summer and before graduation
Give me a break

Give me a break

Brandon Ng May 17, 2019

I’m in fourth grade. The afternoons reach 100 degrees and it’s gotten to the point where it’s so warm that I can’t sleep properly. At exactly seven in the morning, I wake up groggy and unaware,...

Beating the heat

Beating the heat

Shivani Gupta and Sarah Young May 5, 2019
Places and events to go to during the summer
The trampoline girls

The trampoline girls

Swara Tewari, Features editor February 8, 2019

Okay, look. I was only in it for the trampoline. At first.   The entire spring of 2010, my sister, neighbor and I had enviously watched the girls across the street jump on their trampoline....

A Better Summer

A Better Summer

Rana Aghababazadeh and Laasya Koduru February 6, 2019

The beginning of the new year is a prime time for applying to summer programs. Parents frantically search the web for a program that suits their child’s, or perhaps their own, interests and ambitions,...

Sweet Summer

Sweet Summer

Hannah Lee May 23, 2018
Various creations to make with watermelon
Pool Party DIYs

Pool Party DIYs

Hannah Lee April 26, 2018
How to make budget-friendly projects for the pool
Exploring the medical field

Exploring the medical field

Michelle Wong November 17, 2017

lthough summer is still far away, due dates for summer program applications are just around the corner. During their meeting on November 13, Future Practicing Physicians Network introduced various internships...

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