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

Man on the street: Seniors give their freshman-self advice

Man on the street: Seniors give their freshman-self advice

Class of 2024 gives advice to their freshman-year selves
Megha Mummaneni
June 3, 2024
Main Street magic

Main Street magic

Students and staff share their experiences and opinions on Main St. Cupertino
Isabelle Kok, Shannon Yu, and Ellie Wang
June 1, 2024
The sophomore year World Literature curriculum dives deep into many books such as George Orwells Animal Farm. Graphic by Isabelle Kok

Kush Mathur’s guide to sophomore year literature

Sophomore Kush Mathur reflects on running kites, sifting nectar and surviving World Lit
Isabelle Kok and Benjamin Zhang
May 29, 2024
Tatiana Yoo (12) submitted Started With A Box to the NUMU Los Gatos ArtNow exhibition. Yoo responded to the prompt In Transition with a piece reflecting on childhood wonder.

Award-winning artists

Prestigious MVHS artists reflect on their journeys
Jaime Lannister, Maleficent and Bowser are three examples of villains in media.

Embracing evil

Students and staff rethink the purpose of villains in media
Lillian Wang
May 27, 2024
Crossword Craze: Summer Edition

Crossword Craze: Summer Edition

Play this crossword to get ready for summer
Lily Jiang
May 26, 2024
KCDC performs a series of dances to K-Pop music at the annual Spring Show on  Friday, May 24.

The power of community in art

How creating different forms of art with others impacts MVHS students
Lindsey Tang and Kaia Yuan
May 25, 2024
Graphic by Leah Desai

Artistic ambitions

From self-expression to building community, MVHS students utilize art for many different purposes
The popularity of items considered retro are steadily on the rise. Graphic by Isabelle Kok and Benjamin Zhang


MVHS students share their experiences with old models of media
Isabelle Kok and Benjamin Zhang
May 24, 2024
Some students feel as though indie music better encapsulates their emotional states and resonates with them more strongly. Illustration by Lillian Wang and Isabelle Kok

The indie in-between

Students and staff share what indie music means to them
Jillian Ju
May 24, 2024
Piece of art that was made to manage stress

Mindful Expression

MVHS discusses art as a tool for mental health
Ethan Eisler and Crystal Cheng
May 24, 2024
The album cover of “Hit Me Hard and Soft” depicts singer Billie Eilish falling through a white door at the surface of the ocean

‘Hit Me Hard and Soft’ hits fans hard and soft

Billie Eilish releases an emotionally remarkable album since the release of “Happier Than Ever”
Ananda Singh
May 23, 2024
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