El Estoque

Monta Vista Ultimate Frisbee takes on Spikeball

Monta Vista Ultimate Frisbee takes on Spikeball

Collin Qian, Visuals Editor

October 26, 2019

Every Friday on the lower field, Monta Vista Ultimate Frisbee (MVUF) holds their weekly meetings where they play ultimate frisbee and spikeball. Seniors Niko Gustafson, Stanley Chen and sophomore Rudra Phalnikar use the club as a way to meet new friends and relieve stress. Whether it be running aroun...

Bring Change to Mind: The founding and purpose

Bring Change to Mind: The founding and purpose

Devin Gupta

October 26, 2019

Objectives behind the Bring Change to Mind organization efforts to make an impact on students’ mental health

Smashing barriers: Badminton Club hosts open gyms for students

Smashing barriers: Badminton Club hosts open gyms for students

Robert Liu

October 24, 2019

Examining officer and team member perspectives on the parallels between the club and the MVHS badminton team

Astronomy club experiences drop in member count

Astronomy club experiences drop in member count

Rachel Jiang

October 22, 2019

At their next meeting, MVHS Astronomy and Astrophysics club is preparing to teach members about concepts such as Newton’s and Kepler’s Law. As the lesson starts, however, members soon realize that their club is getting smaller due to many members having left for college last year. What’s left i...

French Honors Society enjoys a day out playing Pétanque

French Honors Society enjoys a day out playing Pétanque

Sarah Young, Graphics Editor

October 19, 2019

he worn red and green plastic balls rolled across the green terf past a smaller white ball while onlookers cheered. On the field, players crouched down low and hurtled the ball across the turf towards a smaller white ball. On Oct. 9, French Honors Society (FHS) club members went to the upper field to play...

Model United Nations: Beyond the results

Model United Nations: Beyond the results

Michelle Chen

October 18, 2019

n Oct. 5, the annual Henry M. Gunn Model United Nations Conference (GMUNC) took place in Palo Alto where participants came up with solutions to real world problems in a United Nations simulation. MVHS students attended the conference, with many students participating in various committees and winning a v...

Speech Club’s October Social

Speech Club’s October Social

Anjali Singh

October 18, 2019

Members bond through playing the murder mystery game Ravenwood Masquerade Mystery

Dungeons and Dragons starts off campaigns by creating new characters

Dungeons and Dragons starts off campaigns by creating new characters

Jefferson Le, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

In 1972, the first edition of the now popular tabletop role playing game, “Dungeons and Dragons” was developed and designed by Gary Gygax. In 2019, the game has found its way into MVHS’s Dungeons and Dragons Club (DnD Club). Sept. 27 marked a milestone for new and returning members alike — the...

MVHS Color Guard and MVHS Marching Band perform at the 2019 annual Cupertino Tournament of Bands competition

MVHS Color Guard and MVHS Marching Band perform at the 2019 annual Cupertino Tournament of Bands competition

Justine Ha and Lance Tong

October 17, 2019

MVHS Color Guard takes second place and Marching Band takes third place at their second competitive event of the year