El Estoque

With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships

With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships

Claire Wen and Brian Xu

May 22, 2019

“I feel like teachers really do have that — Hi, Mr. Shelton!” It’s a Wednesday afternoon, 10 minutes after school has ended, when Yearbook Editor in chief Vanessa Lau spots Yearbook adviser Jay Shelton walking toward his car, cutting off mid-sentence to yell the greeting across the staff parki...

Quote outvote

Quote outvote

Ruth Feng, Claire Wen

December 13, 2018

The ins and outs of choosing senior quotes for the yearbook

Guess who?: A game for the yearbook staff

Guess who?: A game for the yearbook staff

Anjini Venugopal

February 28, 2018

hen junior Julia Ralston was scrolling through her Instagram feed a while ago, one specific post caught her eye. Someone had replaced the typical faces on the Hasbro game “Guess Who?” board with pictures of their friends. Ralston  wanted to do something similar with her friends, and she eventually d...

Pete the pet: El Valedor’s new class fish

Pete the pet: El Valedor’s new class fish

Anjini Venugopal

September 12, 2017

To deal with the high temperatures on Sept. 4, senior head editors of El Valedor Ellen Li and Mayumi Tabungar went to get ice cream from Baskin Robbins along with photographer Vincent Tran. Later in the day, the three of them found themselves in Home Depot and joked about what it would be like t...

Yearbook makes changes to editing process.

Yearbook makes changes to editing process.

Neha Patchipala

August 21, 2014

The staff of El Valedor has amended their staff policies in response to last year’s misprinting, creating several more opportunities for editors to catch errors in the names of students. While the El Valedor staff recognizes that no yearbook can be perfect, it hopes that by implementing these changes,...