El Estoque

La Identidad: what names reveal about MVHS’s origins

A group photo in MVHS's first yearbook in 1970. Photo used with permission of El Valedor.

Jessica Xing

March 10, 2017

t was the summer of 1969. Students from Cupertino, Fremont, Homestead and Lynbrook High School filed into the courtyard to become what would be MVHS’ first graduating class. Janet Melikian Nauss, alumni from MVHS class of ‘72, remembers that the gym wasn’t even completed yet when a small gro...

Verdadera: The making of an issue

Verdadera: The making of an issue

Karen Ma

September 30, 2016

Click on the purple bolded text for clips from the interviews. ith all the stress and fear of judgment present throughout high school, there aren’t many outlets for students to express themselves on relevant issues they are passionate about. At MVHS, however, there’s an exception. A publication created and advised for...

Survival of the fittest: rise and fall of club memberships

Survival of the fittest: rise and fall of club memberships

Shriya Deshpande

February 4, 2016

Co-written by Stephanie Lam      Additional reporting by Ilena Peng HEN SENIOR AND FOUR YEAR DECA MEMBER Gloria Zhao received this year's rooming arrangements for DECA's annual Silicon Valley Career Development Conference, she had to look at the sheet again to make sure it was the right paper. Al...

Verdadera releases its first magazine, Competition Culture

Senior Gloria Zhao counts off the number of magazines to give to each class. All the magazines were sent to the office before school, and then were distributed during sixth period to math and literature classes.

Stephanie Lam

September 24, 2015

On Friday, Sept 4, MVHS student run publication, Verdadera, released its first magazine of the year titled, Competition Culture. Verdadera is a magazine produced by MVHS students off campus. It originally started as a parent newsletter, but evolved into a magazine made for topics personal to student...

Creating the connection

Creating the connection

Amrutha Dorai

November 19, 2012

Students link support organizations available on campus to create community Read More »