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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Assistant Principal Sydney Fernandez stands with a group of sheriffs.
BREAKING: MVHS students and staff evacuated following second bomb threat
Law enforcement has declared the campus “clear of danger”
September 23, 2022
Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing
Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing
September 17, 2022

The California Department of Public Health announced...

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September 10, 2022

From record breaking floods to MVHS discontinuing a...

Teachers take on new positions
Teachers take on new positions
September 9, 2022

Alongside a group of fellow AP teachers, Biology teacher...

 Third grader Mark Carpenter dresses up as a pirate for Halloween, and explains that they will always be a pirate at heart
Staff stories: Always a pirate at heart
Mark Carpenter shares life-defining tales of ignorance, curiosity and gratitude
September 30, 2022
New counselor Ashley Voigt checks emails in her office. Photo by Avni Gandhi
MVHS welcomes Counselor Ashley Voigt
September 14, 2022

Counselor Ashley Voigt shares that when she was a high...

Plushies, pop-its, tote bags and action figures are amongst the many items sold at the De Anza flea market
The humans behind the De Anza flea market
September 9, 2022
Telling the stories of five people at the De Anza flea market
CHS senior Rohan Tirumala went to UC Davis Young Scholars Program to learn more about medicine. Photo courtesy of Rohan Tirumala.
"The grind never stops"
September 8, 2022
FUHSD students continue their learning at summer programs
Post-threat ponderings
Post-threat ponderings
After two bomb threat evacuations, students wonder if MVHS is a safe campus
September 28, 2022
Encouraging people to suppress their emotions results in a dangerous internal buildup, at which point the person struggling is bound to erupt
There’s silence before the eruption
September 2, 2022
How I am unlearning the so-called “emotional maturity” I was trained to display as a child
To my 婆婆
To my 婆婆
June 7, 2022
Expressing gratitude for the lessons I’ve learned from my grandma
Freshman Lelani Laruelle gets in position to hit the ball.
Varsity Girls Tennis wins 4-3 against Mountain View High School
The outcome of the last match allowed the Matadors to secure the win
September 29, 2022
Senior and attacker Royce Wang aims to take a shot at the FHS goal.
Boys Water Polo loses 16-8 against Fremont High School
September 25, 2022

Varsity Boys Water Polo lost 16-8 against Fremont High...

Senior Krupa Shanware serves the ball to start a rally.
Girls Volleyball loses to Mountain View High School 3-2
September 24, 2022

Varsity Girls Volleyball fell to Mountain View High...

Wing player Owen Pow defends against a CHS player poised to take a shot.
Boys Water Polo wins 15-11 against Cupertino High School
September 19, 2022

Varsity Boys Water Polo won 15-11 against Cupertino...

The album cover for “BORNPINK” has simple white background with pink fangs. This showcases the duality of the group with the contrast of the color pink and the fangs
“BORNPINK” merges the old with the new
Blackpink’s second studio album diverges from prior releases yet still maintains Blackpink’s essence
September 30, 2022
Recent MCU movies such as Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder and Eternals have recieved poor ratings, especially when compared to previous releases.
Trading quality for quantity
September 25, 2022

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has produced 29...

Korean-American lawyer Ingrid Yun fights to make partner in a white patriarchal law firm.
"Partner Track" falls short in its attempt at representation
September 22, 2022

While depicting the unbreakable glass ceiling women...

General Nanisca gets ready to charge in the battlefield. Picture used with permission from TriStar Pictures
‘The Woman King’ delivers both action and heart in a solid Hollywood Blockbuster
September 19, 2022

As a group of men drink whiskey around a campfire,...

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