El Estoque

“MV Octagon”: Octagon’s new app is underway

“MV Octagon”: Octagon’s new app is underway

Annie Zhang

November 20, 2019

Uncovering the setbacks, benefits and takeaways of the ongoing creation of Octagon’s iOS app

Monta Vista Ultimate Frisbee takes on Spikeball

MVUF’s members gather for a group photo. Photo used with permission of Niko Gustafson

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

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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

Junior Alvin Tian performs a jump smash during a doubles match of badminton.

Robert Liu

October 24, 2019

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

French Honors Society enjoys a day out playing Pétanque

Most Petanque boules are made of metal and the objective is to roll them as close as possible to the jack or cochonnet a smaller white ball often made of wood. Photo by Sarah Young

Sarah Young, Graphics Editor

October 19, 2019

Club members play Pétanque, a French game where teams compete to roll plastic balls closest to a smaller white ball

Model United Nations: Beyond the results

Members reflect on outcomes from the first conference of the year. Photo by Jiani Tian // Used with permission

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

Junior Arya Das smiles while listening to junior Elene Pilpani's accusation during their confession round.

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

Members of Dungeons and Dragons Club create characters and socialize during a lunch meeting.

Jefferson Le, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

New and returning members of Dungeons and Dragons club begin their campaigns by creating new in-game characters

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

MV Marching Band performs at one of their home games. Photo courtesy of Music at Monta Vista.

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