El Estoque

The things school taught me

Neysa Singh works on her math homework. Photo by Lakshanyaa Ganesh

Neysa Singh

September 18, 2019

Discovering that school has taught me valuable skills for the future

Reading: my disappearing constant amid rapid change

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Dhruvika Randad, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

There I lay in my bed, under a thick, pink comforter, with the stack of “Geronimo Stilton” and “Garfield” comic books, obtained from my weekly visit to the library. With my stack of books, a water bottle and a couple of munchies, I was ready for my reading marathon as I spent Saturday consumed in...

Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun

Helen Chao and Stuti Upadhyay

August 30, 2018

un, warmth, freedom, friends and free will: this is how math teacher Katie Collins describes summer. She repeats the final words three times. However, Collins mentions how these qualities seem to be absent from the summers of many MVHS students. She’ll only occasionally hear of students enjoying an Alaskan cruis...

Copy and Paste: analyzing the cheating behavior at MVHS

Copy and Paste: analyzing the cheating behavior at MVHS

Nathan Stevens

March 10, 2018

We’ve all had those weeks. The weeks where it feels like there’s a test in each period, where it feels like every teacher forgot students have other classes, where it feels like there isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done. But we do. And after the dust settles and we get a moment to ...

Flying Solo: Senior Meg Niu represents MVHS golf at CCS

Flying Solo: Senior Meg Niu represents MVHS golf at CCS

Aditya Dash

November 14, 2017

t age seven, Meg Niu could be spotted next to her father on the  golf course holding her very own set of plastic golf clubs and pretending to be a golfer like her dad. She loved to play around with the clubs and swing at the ball, pretending to be a professional. With a passion to get better, Niu commit...

MVHS works

Photo by Anirudh Chaudhary.

Anirudh Chaudhary

September 8, 2017

eciding whether to intern or work over the summer is not usually something students have to think too hard about. Usually, students already know what they plan to do, and don’t give too much thought into choosing one over the other. It is not uncommon for students at MVHS to hold part time jobs, esp...