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

Students who performed in the skits wore superhero and villain costumes as part of the Dual Rallys theme.
Leadership holds Dual Rally before February break
A lights-out themed rally features a dual-style class competition
February 18, 2024
Students from different schools line up to play a game of Simon Says. Photo by Ethan Eisler
Fremont High School hosts 2024 IDC Fantastics Rally
February 5, 2024

The IDC Fantastics rally was held at Fremont High...

Education legislation
Education legislation
January 28, 2024

With the start of the new year, multiple new laws on...

The MVHS Library has historically provided a variety of inclusive texts.
Bans on bans
January 27, 2024

When librarian Laura Utile’s children came home from...

Senior Samhita Kashyap transferred to MVHS her sophomore year after deliberating between multiple bay area high schools, convinced by its reputation of strong academics.
New kid syndrome
Transfer students address obstacles posed by a rigid culture at MVHS
February 2, 2024
Sleep
Sleep
January 27, 2024

Several students like to sleep on time to maintain their mental and physical health.
Priceless sleep
January 26, 2024

At around 10 p.m. every night, senior Tanisha Kholiya...

TBH...
TBH...
January 26, 2024
MVHS students share their texting habits and styles
My sister and I dressed in traditional Indian clothes in preparation for a family photoshoot. Photo courtesy of Raghuram Venkatasubramanian | Used with permission
Dear Trisha,
A letter of gratitude for my older sister
February 14, 2024
Photo by Sagnik Nag Chowdhury
The cost of fresh food
January 29, 2024

According to a KTVU article, on Nov. 10, 2022, Cupertino...

LGBTQ+ individuals should not be expected to come out — it can put an enormous mental and emotional strain on them and also reinforces heteronormative and cisnormative societal standards.
Coming out quietly
January 28, 2024

From the initial “Hey, I need to tell you something,”...

Photo | Meggie Chen
The invisible gap
January 27, 2024

It’s not uncommon to hear teachers parroting the...

Freelance photographer John Ling looks into his camera as he attempts to take a picture of a jumping athlete.
Out of frame
Featuring photographers and their work for team sports at MVHS
February 26, 2024
Senior and center Tate Jun leaps for the ball at the start of the game.
Boys Basketball falls to Saratoga High School 53-47
February 13, 2024

Varsity Boys Basketball fell to Saratoga High School...

Senior and striker Arnav Mahadev kicks the ball past an opponent.
Boys Soccer loses against Homestead High School 2-1
February 12, 2024

On Friday, Feb. 10, Varsity Boys Soccer lost 2-1 to...

Senior and shooting guard Vivian Ong shoots a free throw.
Varsity Girls Basketball defeats Lynbrook High School 53-45
February 10, 2024

Varsity Girls Basketball won against Lynbrook High...

The Coming Home album cover features award-winning singer Usher holding a peach, symbolizing his hometown Atlanta, Georgia.
"Coming Home" with a comeback
Usher makes his return to the R&B community with a new album
February 15, 2024
Dessert Detectives: Ume Tea
Dessert Detectives: Ume Tea
February 12, 2024

In our latest edition of the Dessert Detectives series...

“Argylle” features numerous superstars and celebrities, but none fulfill expectations
“Argylle” laughably fails its own mission
February 6, 2024

Spoilers for “Argylle” ahead  Headlined by...

Volume 54, Issue 4, February 1, 2024
Volume 54, Issue 4, February 1, 2024