El Estoque

Construction in front of the tennis courts and main gym.

Back on track

Exploring the changes implemented at MVHS in preparation for a new school year
Former police officer from Minneapolis, Derek Chauvin, is escorted from the trial hall where he was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin found guilty for the murder of George Floyd

Tanish Mendki April 20, 2021
Police officer charged with manslaughter and third degree murder in the case of George Floyd
Sexual assault

Sexual assault

Examining sexual assault in Bay Area high schools
Taking the test: COVID-19 edition

Taking the test: COVID-19 edition

Tanish Mendki, Riya Ravuri, and Suraj Gangaram October 20, 2020
Exploring the importance of the SAT and ACT during a pandemic
Grocery stores implement safety measures in light of COVID-19

Grocery stores implement safety measures in light of COVID-19

Tanish Mendki and Lance Tong May 12, 2020
Exploring Whole Foods COVID-19 safety measures and public opinion about the measures taken
Graphic by Sarah Young

Fighting for Rights

Workers in our local community are constantly fighting for their rights. Teachers strive to expose all their students to LGBTQ texts and history. The League of Women Voters campaigns to register teenagers to vote and increase voter turnout. Librarians go on strike to demand for improved working conditions. Read this package about the process and the emotions that characterize these endeavors. 
Biology teacher Pamela Chow reacts to Sandy Hook Promises school supply ad. Photo by Andie Liu // El Estoque

MVHS students and staff react to Sandy Hook Ad

Andie Liu and Tanish Mendki October 25, 2019
MVHS students and staff react to non profit Sandy Hook Promise’s back to school ad “Back-To-School Essentials”
Dangers of the Web

Dangers of the Web

Exploring the different facets of cybersecurity
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