El Estoque

MVHS Teachers React to Memes

MVHS Teachers React to Memes

Collin Qian and Herman Saini

March 3, 2019


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Feeling down? Need some humor? Memes will save your day. Memes are a way for all students to make fun of and criticize the world around them. The meme account @montavistamemes with over a thousand followers posts memes relating to current events that happen at the school. As a spin-off of Jimmy...

Paid Pride

Paid Pride

Hannah Lee and Ayah Ali-Ahmad

March 2, 2019


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ouble tap. She scrolled through the endless posts of the outfits that her fashion inspirations and friends flaunted, making a mental note of the brands that they were wearing. Looking at her own closet, she sighed, feeling unsatisfied. Sophomore Annie Lo has always been interested in the latest fash...

Highlights of the 2019 Winter Rally

Highlights of the 2019 Winter Rally

Claire Wen and Jahan Razavi

February 22, 2019


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On Feb. 15, crowds of students jostle in front of the gym entrance, eager to attend the first rally in the newly constructed gym. Stepping inside, the freshmen, sophomores and juniors file into their class section of the bleachers, talking animatedly to friends and waving around pom-poms as they wait fo...

The Super Bowl Halftime Show: Disappointment on top of disappointment

The Super Bowl Halftime Show: Disappointment on top of disappointment

Keshav Taneja, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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On Nov. 26, 2018, Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of “Spongebob,” passed away after a short battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). To honor Hillenburg, many Spongebob fans petitioned that Maroon 5 perform the infamous “Sweet Victory” song from the season three episode “Band Geeks” ...

Love Letters Galore

Love Letters Galore

Flora Peng

February 12, 2019


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“Dear FUHSD students…” On Dec. 25, 2018, the Instagram account @fuhsdloveletters began accepting anonymous confessions and letters from all FUHSD students. Since then, it has gained over 1,800 followers and created over 500 posts ranging from enthusiastic self-love proclamations to racy s...

A twist on the expected

Hannah Lee, Emily Xia, Ayah Ali-Ahmad, and Gauri Kaushik

February 9, 2019


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Students try new Oreo flavors

Dessert Detectives: Flower Flour

Dessert Detectives: Flower Flour

Alyssa Hui

February 8, 2019


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Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste

Dear Change,

Dear Change,

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

February 6, 2019


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You and I go way back. You and the majority of people on Earth have a history, I suppose, but I’d like to think that our relationship is special. It’s taken me a while to learn how to love you, and yet even now I don’t really know if I can say I truly, truly love you all that much. I’ve spent a la...

Passed down

Passed down

Alyssa Hui and Annie Zhang

February 6, 2019


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Stored away in the attic or showcased on mantels, heirlooms help families remember loved ones or keep cultural or religious traditions alive. Ordinary objects and possessions accumulate overtime, and to many, these heirlooms are special. The emotional values they hold, the stories behind them and wha...