El Estoque

Synopsys State Science Fair Qualifiers and their journey

Synopsys State Science Fair Qualifiers and their journey

Laasya Koduru

April 28, 2019

Synopsys Science Fair (typically held in April) participants typically have the option of either pursuing a new research topic or expanding upon a previous one. Every year, Synopsys chooses a selected number of participants to move onto states. For senior Vivek Kamarshi, expanding upon a previous resea...

MVHS students receive Synopsys Science Fair awards

MVHS students receive Synopsys Science Fair awards

Laasya Koduru

March 30, 2019

t is the end of March, with April just around the corner — for some, this entails studying for AP tests or focusing on standardized testing, such as SATs and ACTs, but for others, it means the release of the Synopsys Science Fair Championship results. The Synopsys Championship is a program where studen...

Changes to the Synopsys fair

Changes to the Synopsys fair

Chelsea Wong

October 8, 2018

Every fall, students enter the Synopsys Science and Technology Championship, a Santa Clara county  science fair where they run their own research-based report, guided along the way by mentors. MVHS students have been a consistent presence in this county-based science competition every year. For bio...

Down to a science

Down to a science

Helen Chao

May 25, 2018

How students and their science mentors help one another