El Estoque

Transitioning from a hands-on to hands-off classroom proves challenging

Photo by Jodi Johnson | Used with permission

Justin E Kim and Mira Wagner

September 18, 2020

Students and teachers explain the adjustment to learning over Zoom

Zoom School: MVHS Edition

Zoom School: MVHS Edition

Ritu Atreyas, Nishat Kazi, Robert Liu, Abdullah Memon, Oishee Misra, Neysa Singh, and Leanna Sun

September 17, 2020

MVHS community devises ways around the challenges of distance learning

Remote learning doesn’t have to hinder connectivity during classes

Remote learning doesn’t have to hinder connectivity during classes

Leanna Sun

September 16, 2020

Simple actions while learning online can lead to a big difference

Family bonding during shelter-in-place

From left to right, Sriranjani, Vidhya and Venkatesan pose for a photo. Photo by Sriranjani Kalimani // Used with permission

Iman Malik

September 12, 2020

Exploring how quarantine brought a family closer together

Productivity during online distance learning

Productivity during online distance learning

Oishee Misra and Nishat Kazi

September 11, 2020

How to fight lower levels of productivity due to Zoom fatigue

A new voice

Choir teacher and Music Department Lead Amy Young at her Graduate Conducting Recital, which she gave in October 2019 as part of her Masters Degree in Choral Conducting from SJSU.

Michelle Chen and Krish Dev

September 11, 2020

New choir teacher Amy Young adjusts to MVHS and online learning

Athletes continue practicing virtually

Athletes continue practicing virtually

Jayanti Jha and Jefferson Le

May 13, 2020

Video conferencing apps like Zoom have become almost an essential for school due to shelter-in-place restrictions. In particular, student athletes at MVHS use apps like Zoom as tools to host virtual workouts and practices and maintain a line of communication between coaches and their athletes. Sophomore A...

Class of 2021 hosts ‘A Zoom to Remember’

The Class of 2021 promoted the Zoom Prom on Instagram, and the link to the meeting was put in the 2021 Instagram bio which meant anybody could have access to the meeting

Anushka De and Tina Low

April 16, 2020

Leadership students handle inappropriate comments made at their online prom

Dancing through a screen

Hirai and her dance class posing for a photo after their dance session. Photo courtesy of Sydney Hirai.

Tabitha Mendez

April 5, 2020

Dance Academy USA holds classes through video calls while under quarantine

Color Guard during quarantine

Color Guard during quarantine

Jasmine Lee

April 2, 2020

Freshman Naomi Baba never knew that March 9 was going to be the last time that she  practiced with her teammates for this school year.  The release of the FUHSD’s remote learning order caused many of MVHS Color Guard’s originally planned competitions and performances to be cancelled, including their...