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

A fallen tree blocks a bridge in Shoreline at Mountain View.
Downpour demolition
Examining the recent storms in Cupertino and their effect on the community
February 1, 2023
December News Quiz
Take our December news quiz
January 26, 2023
Test your knowledge of key events last month
Reviewing California laws passed for 2023
Reviewing California laws passed for 2023
January 19, 2023
Hundreds of new statewide measures took effect on Jan. 1
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...

14 days of love: Kushagra & Suhani
14 days of love: Kushagra & Suhani
In the fifth installment of the 14 days of love series, El Estoque explores the relationship between seniors Kushagra Srivastava and Suhani Vakhariya
February 5, 2023
14 days of love: Yvonne and Jonathan
14 days of love: Yvonne and Jonathan
February 4, 2023
In the fourth installment of the 14 days of love series, El Estoque explores the relationship between twins Yvonne Chen and Jonathan Chen
Senior Marcus Praseuth and his family row a whitewater rafting boat during their vacation in Cancun.
Terminal delays
February 4, 2023
Students and staff reflect on inconveniences at airports over winter break
50 Questions with Josh Kuo
50 Questions with Josh Kuo
February 3, 2023
In the 22nd installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Josh Kuo 50 questions
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 Carolyn Ruan prepares to shoot the ball as two SHS players attempt to block her. Photo by Michelle Zheng
Girls Basketball moves up to third place in the league after securing a win against Saratoga High School 63-44
MVHS regains its momentum following a three-streak loss
January 30, 2023
Junior Matthew Lau pushes through an MHS defender for a layup
Varsity Boys Basketball loses to Milpitas High School 58-51
January 29, 2023
Matadors fall short in securing a win in a close game
The MVHS team celebrates and poses for a photo after winning the game. Photo by Brandon Xu
Boys Soccer beats Milpitas High School 3-2 in an intense game
January 29, 2023
Matadors crush the MHS comeback with a goal in the last five minutes of the game
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
January 21, 2023
Matadors maintain their lead throughout the game
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
Recent Results
Monta Vista High School
63
Saratoga High School
44
Jan 26 / Girls Basketball
Monta Vista High School
42
Fremont High School
40
Jan 25 / Boys Basketball
Monta Vista High School
3
Milpitas High School
2
Jan 24 / Boys Soccer