El Estoque

Family together: exploring the lives of students and teachers in single parent families

Family together: exploring the lives of students and teachers in single parent families

Iman Malik and Brian Xu

January 10, 2020

Most students of the MVHS community are accustomed to seeing two parents when they come home from school every day. But this experience is not one that is shared by all. According to a survey of 350 MVHS students, 9% of students live primarily with one parent. Below are the stories of three members of...

New rides of MVHS

New rides of MVHS

Claire Wen and Helen Chao

March 13, 2019

Sushma Bana Fuel efficient and capable of gliding down the road as if in an ideal frictionless situation. As a math and physics teacher, this is Sushma Bana’s description of her dream car. However, when her 19-year-old Honda Accord broke down before she expected it to, and repairs cost more than t...