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

Homemade Hipster: Butter Boards

Homemade Hipster: Butter Boards

Learn how to make a unique spin on bread and butter
Crystal Cheng and Lauren Chuu
January 25, 2023

Man on the street: Arm Wrestling

Challenging students to arm wrestling matches throughout the campus
The “Ginny & Georgia” poster features actresses Antonia Gentry (Ginny Miller) and Brianne Howey (Georgia Miller) looking at one another.

‘Ginny & Georgia’ is relatable yet dramatic

Season two of the Netflix series doesn’t disappoint
Aashi Venkat
January 14, 2023
What makes a hero?

What makes a hero?

Redefining superheroes and how to tell their stories
Alyssa Yang
December 23, 2022
Many concerts include pits, areas where attendees can stand close to the stage and experience their favorite artists up close.

In the pit

Amplifying the stories of the MVHS community at concerts
Jiya Singh
December 22, 2022
Georgia Gerbers The Dancers was installed in the Cupertino Library in 2004

Uncovering inspiration behind local public art

Exploring artists and the stories behind sculptures in Cupertino
Sagnik Nag Chowdhury and Kripa Mayureshwar
December 22, 2022

Homemade Hipster: Banana Bread

How to bake this simple but delicious dessert
Anna Jerolimov
December 22, 2022
Candy Cane Lane: According to Amy Young, this song, sang at choir’s Winter Concert on Dec. 16, was chosen since several students sang it in previous years, and wanted to bring back the songs positive feelings.

Planning performances

Examining how the music department decides what songs to play in concerts
Brandon Xu
December 20, 2022
61,404,621 minutes

61,404,621 minutes

Exploring the listening habits of the MVHS community
Jami Lim and Darpan Singh
December 17, 2022
Rapper Ye has recently come under fire for a series of controversial tweets and statements.

To Ye or not to Ye

Examining Ye’s anti-semitism and what it means to be a fan
Sameer Maheshwari, Gauri Manoj, and Darpan Singh
December 16, 2022
According a survey of 160 people, 31% of MVHS students wear makeup regularly.

Cover up

Delving into pressures and ways the MVHS community chooses to cover up
“Heroes and Villains” album cover depicts Metro Boomin shaking an identical version of him engulfed in fire, a sentiment paying homage to rock group Pink Floyd.

Metro Boomin proves producer albums shouldn’t be disregarded in “Heroes and Villains”

“Heroes and Villains” rich and dark ambiance perfectly pairs masterful production with feature artists
Samika Bhatkar
December 9, 2022
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