El Estoque

Cupertino Volunteer Fair of 2019

Cupertino Volunteer Fair of 2019

Jasmine Lee

May 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On May 5, the City of Cupertino hosted the Cupertino Volunteer Fair of 2019 in front of the Cupertino Library, where students of all ages could gather and learn about varying local volunteering organizations. A total of 64 organizations were registered for the event and the fair buzzed with performa...

Americorps member presents at Red Cross meeting

Americorps member presents at Red Cross meeting

Swara Tewari, Features editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Briefs

On March 7, Americorps member Timothy Fader attended Red Cross’ lunch meeting and spoke to the members about disaster preparedness and the function of Red Cross on both a community and global level. As proactive disaster response is Red Cross’ overarching goal, Fader extensively discussed earthqu...

Engaging in intergenerational conversation: CSF volunteers at retirement home

Engaging in intergenerational conversation: CSF volunteers at retirement home

Claire Chang and Brian Xu

March 15, 2019


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

unior Ellie Chen draws a small rectangle on a piece of paper, labeling it “green.” She continues to draw bigger rectangles, labeling each with a different color, and hands it to the senior citizen sitting across from her. Picking up a watercolor pencil, the senior citizen begins to color. On M...

Traveling the globe

Charlotte Chui and Swara Tewari

September 16, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

hen junior Dan Sachs’ brother discovered a summer program that provided an opportunity to travel abroad, learn a new language and immerse himself in a new culture, it peaked Sachs’ interest. Sachs reviewed the options out of the other countries available, eventually applying and being accept...

Traveling the Globe

Traveling the Globe

Swara Tewari, Charlotte Chui

September 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Students share international experiences from the past summer

Not another number: Students who freely volunteer for their community

Not another number: Students who freely volunteer for their community

Claire Yang

November 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION

hroughout high school, volunteering often has a reputation for being just another activity to impress colleges. However for many people, acquiring hours is the main goal. For some students like sophomore Jack Tian, volunteering is more than just a number. He currently volunteers through the Califor...

Key Club officers discuss future events

Key Club officers discuss future events

Jasmine Lee

November 7, 2017


Filed under Briefs

Since the beginning of the school year, MVHS Key Club has been working to be more proactive. One of the main goals that the officers have in mind is to increase the number of students in their club. “This year, we’ve tried to focus on local events rather than far events because local events are...

Volunteering for Votes: Students get involved with Ro Khanna campaign

Volunteering for Votes: Students get involved with Ro Khanna campaign

Chetana Ramaiyer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Local, NEWS

  ast February, five high school and college students gathered around a table outside of Coffee Society. These students were part of the Ro Khanna campaign. This was their only meeting spot to work, other than in their regional field director, Garret Wesselís car, of course. As the general e...

NHS president Matthew Li highlights the changes NHS will have this year in volunteering events

NHS president Matthew Li highlights the changes NHS will have this year in volunteering events

Shriya Deshpande

December 17, 2015


Filed under Briefs

he semester has come to a close and with that, officers of the volunteering club MV National Honor Society have made plans to improve next semester and continue what has already been proven effective. El Estoque: What sorts of events did NHS conduct this semester and what will it do next semes...

Octagon aids DECA’s volunteer events

Sarah Ramos

May 20, 2014


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

Two of MVHS’s most popular clubs join forces to provide adequate events for members. Read More »...

Community service: Lessons learned

Community service: Lessons learned

Yuna Lee

December 19, 2013


Filed under FEATURES, Main slider

Volunteering experiences teach students lessons they could not have learned elsewhere. Read More »...

Community service: MV Leo Club collaborates with De Anza Lions to hold food drive

Athira Penghat

December 4, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

At around noon, an old lady walked out of the Lucky’s in Saratoga on Nov. 24 with a cart of groceries. Instead of heading home, she stopped by the De Anza Lions food drive and donated several canned vegetables and a fat turkey. When asked why she donated, she replied, “I was once a person on the...