El Estoque

Community members share their opinions on the US leaving Afghanistan
A forever war ends: The comic version
Community members share their opinions on the US leaving Afghanistan
October 12, 2021
Take our September news quiz
Take our September news quiz
October 8, 2021
Test your knowledge of key events this month
Social Science teacher Hilary Barron shares a photo of her daughter, Elizabeth Julien. Photo by Hilary Barron | Used with permission
Staff baby boom leads to long-term substitutes
October 3, 2021
Exploring staff and students’ reactions to long-term sub situations
Los Gatos High School by David Sawyer is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
BREAKING: Los Altos High School bomb threat threatens Homecoming football game
October 1, 2021
Reports of a dangerous device at LAHS proves a false alarm
In the 18th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Jim Birdsong 50 questions
50 Questions with Jim Birdsong
In the 18th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Jim Birdsong 50 questions
October 13, 2021
Long-term substitute Stephanie Bodnaruk poses for a photo.
Matador family adds members to its ranks
October 8, 2021
New staff share more about where they're coming from and what brought them to MVHS
50 Questions with Brian Chow
50 Questions with Brian Chow
September 22, 2021

Inspired by Vogue’s video series “73 Questions,”...

50 fresh faces
50 fresh faces
September 17, 2021
The Class of 2025 shares its initial thoughts about MVHS
Facing the pressure of passion
Facing the pressure of passion
Reflecting on the role piano has played in my life
October 15, 2021
Photos by Michelle Chen, Diya Bahl, Ishaani Dayal and Jiya Singh
Campus opinions
October 9, 2021
Exploring the opinions students and staff hold about various topics around campus
Reconnection
Reconnection
September 25, 2021
Delving into the nuances of reconnection
A picture of my mother, Santwona Behera, taken in Bristol, UK
Dear Mom
September 24, 2021
A letter of gratitude to my mother
Junior Greyson Mobley runs with the ball after senior Prathmesh Modi passes it to him.
Homecoming 2021: Football falls to Los Altos High School 34-6
A close score in the first half ends with the Matadors’ defeat in their Homecoming game
October 3, 2021
Teammates by Chance
Teammates by Chance
September 23, 2021
Exploring the impacts of playing the same sport as a family member
MVHS players huddle together following a play
Football falls to Lowell High School 53-14
September 22, 2021
MVHS falls to Lowell High School in its third home game of the season
Freshman Varsha Iyengar gets ready to serve the ball. Photo by Kalyani Puthenpurayil
Picking up a racket
September 21, 2021
Three tennis players explain how they first began the sport
James Bond, now retired, in Jamaica. Photo courtesy of MGM
‘No Time to Die’ stakes its claim as the ‘most emotional Bond film’
007’s latest endeavor pushes the envelope to show more of his humanity
October 13, 2021
Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle is set in the Forest of Okoya, putting Koko, a human raised by Pokémon in the spotlight. Photo courtesy of the Pokémon Company
“Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle” has something for everyone
October 13, 2021
The 23rd movie in the franchise expands on the Pokémon world while staying true to what makes it so beloved
The watcher, voiced by Jeffrey Wright in the intro sequence for What If...? Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios
Superhero daydreams come to reality in Marvel’s ‘What If…?’
October 12, 2021
The latest addition to the Marvel universe is every fan’s dream
The Class of 2022 cheers in a huddle following the end of their homecoming skit performance for the finale time. Following months of preparation making costumes, props, skit decs and learning choreography, they got the chance to finally show their spirit in front of a crowd of MVHS students and faculty. Photo by Aditya Shukla
Homecoming 2021: A Recap
October 7, 2021
Showcasing all the highlights of the performances of the past week