The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Reviewing California laws passed for 2023
Reviewing California laws passed for 2023
Hundreds of new statewide measures took effect on Jan. 1
January 19, 2023
High winds cause a tree to fall on Mann Drive, blocking a parking lot and the sidewalk.
BREAKING NEWS: Bomb cyclone hits Cupertino
January 5, 2023

A bomb cyclone over the Pacific Ocean brought powerful...

Passing Proposition 28
Passing Proposition 28
December 23, 2022

California Proposition 28, a measure designated to...

The Drug Enforcement Administration released a public warning about the rise in seizures of colorful fentanyl pills, dubbed rainbow fentanyl, on Aug. 30.
In the face of fentanyl
December 22, 2022
Understanding the fentanyl crisis in Santa Clara County
Graphic | Sonia Verma
Distance
Exploring instances of distance within a family 
January 16, 2023
Graphic by Sonia Verma
Aspirational Distances
January 15, 2023
Exploring the differences in career aspirations between generations.
Senior Jaebeum Cho used to go by J. Cho to prevent mispronunciations, however after gaining appreciation for his name in recent years he has started going by Jaebeum.
Actually it's pronounced...
December 27, 2022
Examining the struggles behind ethnic names in America
Photo Courtesy of Divya Venkataraman
After School
December 22, 2022
Exploring what clubs students devote their time to outside of class
Unlearning preconceived beliefs about gender biases is the first step towards dismantling these stereotypes.
“The golden son”
How gender biases in Asian culture affect MVHS community members
December 22, 2022
An inside scoop: Broadway star Derek Klena is currently ranked 5th on my list.
The 101 loves of my life
December 21, 2022
Revealing the reasons behind my long list of celebrity men
According to the New York Times, the top destinations for Californians leaving were Texas, Arizona, Nevada, Washington and Oregon.
Leaving CA
December 21, 2022
Exploring why some students want to leave the state they call home
Raahul Srinivasan and Sumita Sami laugh at each other during a photoshoot on their wedding day.
The Art of Matchmaking
December 21, 2022
Examining how the perception of arranged marriage has shifted from the past to present
Junior and center forward Sophia Lu maneuvers past the opposition in an attempt to shoot the ball.
Girls Basketball defeats Leland High School 69-42
Matadors maintain their lead throughout the game
January 21, 2023
Sportswashing covers up and erases the problems faced by the country.
More than just a game
January 2, 2023
How sportswashing came into play at the World Cup
Sophomore Stanley Du towers over LHS defenders as he shoots the ball into the basket. 

Photo by Stephanie Zhang
Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37
December 22, 2022
Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37
The finishing touch
The finishing touch
December 22, 2022
Exploring the role of makeup in sports
Homemade Hipster: Butter Boards
Homemade Hipster: Butter Boards
Learn how to make a unique spin on bread and butter
January 25, 2023
Man on the street: Arm Wrestling
Man on the street: Arm Wrestling
January 21, 2023
Challenging students to arm wrestling matches throughout the campus
The “Ginny & Georgia” poster features actresses Antonia Gentry (Ginny Miller) and Brianne Howey (Georgia Miller) looking at one another.
‘Ginny & Georgia’ is relatable yet dramatic
January 14, 2023
Season two of the Netflix series doesn’t disappoint
What makes a hero?
What makes a hero?
December 23, 2022
Redefining superheroes and how to tell their stories
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