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

Following the funding
Following the funding
Exploring how funding is allocated and used by different programs across MVHS and the district
November 16, 2022
Wrapped in green
Wrapped in green
November 16, 2022
Examining FUHSD’s Green Ribbon Schools application process
Students in the ACT program plant flowers, fruits and vegetables using SSC funding.
Funding new projects
November 14, 2022

On Oct. 4, the School Site Council met for its first...

Club Credit
Club Credit
November 14, 2022

From hosting boba fundraisers to printing t-shirts,...

MVHS students with bad parking are often posted on the instagram account @mv_bad parking
Over the line
MVHS students share their experiences of being caught by anonymous instagram account @mv_badparking
December 4, 2022
From farm to table
From farm to table
November 22, 2022
Exploring the processes and people behind the food we eat at MVHS
A Day in the Life: Student Food Distributors
A Day in the Life: Student Food Distributors
November 18, 2022

Three student food distributors talked about how they...

When I grow up
When I grow up
November 16, 2022
Exploring how young children explore their interests
Instagram feeds get filled with new stories and online activism links, but that alone isnt enough to truly make an impact.
Justice requires more than an Instagram story
Exploring the ineffectiveness of social media slacktivism
November 28, 2022
My first teaching experiences all began with speech. Illustration | April Wang
Lessons on teaching
November 27, 2022

Honestly, I think I’m a good teacher. That...

Bandaids for Bullet Wounds
Bandaids for Bullet Wounds
November 18, 2022

Students often stifle their curiosity surrounding sex due to fear or an unfamiliarity of talking about sex.
Arousing Curiosity
November 17, 2022

Six in 10 American parents believe that sex is a taboo...

Fall Sports Recap
Fall Sports Recap
Taking a look at the results of the fall season
December 6, 2022
Senior Emi Kosakura searches for an opening to pass the ball over her opponents.
Girls Basketball beats Branham High School 59-54
December 2, 2022
Matadors remain focused and calm throughout an intense neck in neck second half
Sophomore Stanley Du springs into the air to score a layup.
Boys Basketball defeats Thomas More High School 62-55 in its first home game
November 26, 2022

Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Thomas More High School...

Senior Diya Balakrishnan dribbles the ball around a BHS defender during the second half to advance up the field. Photo by Kalyani Puthenpurayil
Girls Soccer loses to Branham High School 1-0 in its first home game
November 25, 2022
Matadors attribute defeat to communication and incomplete passes
“The Family” ends with a bang while simultaneously standing as an ode to the past.
Hip hop collective BROCKHAMPTON started as strangers and left as a family
Lead singer Kevin Abstract paints a lopsided family portrait on ‘The Family’
November 29, 2022
Each track paints this emotion with different brushes; theres smooth hip-hop bites, expansive jazz solos, glitch-hop raves and energetic hyperpop spotlighting the group’s reflective and conclusive lyrical performances.
‘TM’ delivers a conflicted goodbye
November 28, 2022
BROCKHAMPTON hides a tattered vision in their final record
However, “SMITHEREENS” is a significant downgrade in the message Joji wants to send. Where there’s still slight inklings of the vocal and instrumental grandeur from his past projects, this record is much more akin to the unfinished patchworks of his beginnings, with heavy sounds hiding his raw vocals.
'SMITHEREENS' paints an incomplete canvas
November 20, 2022
Joji fails to bring artistic growth in his third studio record
Senior Yash Thapliyal shaves as part of his daily routine.  Photo by Krish Dev
Let it grow
November 18, 2022

Growing up in the 80s, U.S. Government teacher Benjamin...