El Estoque

Behind the controller

Behind the controller

Shivani Gupta, Leanna Sun, Vivian Jiang, Shreshta Ranganathan, Alyssa Hui, and Anish Vasudevan

September 23, 2019

How students and faculty at MVHS use and perceive video games​

A twist on the expected

Hannah Lee, Emily Xia, Ayah Ali-Ahmad, and Gauri Kaushik

February 9, 2019

Students try new Oreo flavors

Man on the street: Look what Taylor Swift did

Man on the street: Look what Taylor Swift did

Karen Ma

September 13, 2017

n Aug. 24, renowned pop singer-songwriter Taylor Swift released a song that broke the record for most plays in one day on Spotify and topped charts in 10 countries. Its video, released just three days after, gained the most views within the span of 24 hours in Youtube history. The song, “Look What...

The investigation for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has come to an end

The investigation for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has come to an end

Karen Sanchez

January 22, 2017

n Mar. 7 2014, television screens displayed images of a white plane with red and blue lines on its side accompanied with the word ‘Malaysia’ across a variety of channels. Reporters faced cameras as they broke the news to the world and scurried behind screens to update their stories. The same story was ...

A sit-down with filmmaker and REX co-president Yash Goyal

A sit-down with filmmaker and REX co-president Yash Goyal

Trisha Kholiya

December 10, 2016

A scene plays out live in front of the director's eyes, with the lens of the camera separating the film from the action. From behind the lens of the Canon 70D camera they use to produce the majority of their bigger films, REX production members watch their written scripts performed aloud as they record ...

Dance team reflects on memories

Dance team reflects on memories

Ananya Bhat

December 7, 2015

Having just performed their Winter show, the captains of the Dance team, seniors Naomi Wang and Carissa Yee and juniors Cherie Kim and Riona Guha, take a look back at old memories from previous shows and talk about how close they’ve grown over the years. Click the buttons in the video to hear what the...

Behind the scenes at the Halloween Haunt

Behind the scenes at the Halloween Haunt

Meghna Gaddam

October 21, 2015

Every year, students from across the Bay Area visit California’s Great America Halloween Haunt for the thrill, scares and spine-chilling scenery. While the visitors enjoy themselves in the scare zones and mazes, the employees stand in the sidelines, witnessing every piercing scream and petrified reaction. Video/Reporting By- Meghna Gaddam, Filming/Reporting By- Fati...

Three easy recipes for students

Three easy recipes for students

Priya Reddy

September 25, 2015

Hungry to learn some new recipes for when you get hungry? Don’t worry, Cultural Cuisine Club's got you covered. Cultural Cuisine Club, a club focused on teaching students how to prepare food from around the world, brings you these three easy recipes that you can make with ingredients you already ha...

Breaking it Down: Education inequality within Silicon Valley

Breaking it Down: Education inequality within Silicon Valley

Meghna Gaddam

September 23, 2015

MVHS is lucky to be a school with great students and great resources; however this is not always the case. Just within our neighboring cities, we see schools with proficiency rates as low as 25 percent, and low funding for improving education, which eventually creates a detrimental impact on those s...