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

Photo by Kayla Henderson-Wood | Used with permission

Questioning Authority

Michelle Chen, Minjae Kang, and Angela Zhang May 31, 2022

Every so often, the leadership of those in power is protested and shifted. From teacher strikes to club leadership transitions, click here to read more about how local community members and students are...

The word COLORS is written in an explosive, rainbow font, depicting a theme similar to graffiti.


Delving into the colors of the rainbow
Three graphics from our news quiz put on top of each other.

Take our April news quiz

Krish Dev, Riya Ravuri, and Lillian Wang May 30, 2022

From the Grammys to Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout, April was a month filled with surprises. Quiz yourself and read about important events that happened last month.  

The class of 2022

The class of 2022

Click here to read about the class of 2022's reflections about their favorite classes, their favorite teachers, their biggest fears, and the most important lesson they learned at MVHS, as well as senior...

The players celebrate after winning their first home game in straight sets against Homestead High School, not knowing that they would be facing HHS again for the Division I CCS Championship.

Fight like hell

Kalyani Puthenpurayil May 25, 2022

After a crushing 3-0 loss in its first game of the season against Saint Francis High School on March 1, the Varsity Boys Volleyball team stood in the SFHS gym as Head Coach Paul Chiu told the team something...

Trashing Our School

Trashing Our School

Exploring the different ways trash affects the MVHS community
Deputy Superintendent Graham Clark worked as Homestead High Schools principal for 10 years before entering the district office. Photo courtesy of Rachel Zlotziver | Used with permission

FUHSD welcomes new superintendent

Lillian Wang and Sonia Verma May 24, 2022
Graham Clark announced as the successor to Polly Bove
According to Diaz, the color orange instinctually reminds her of the fruit.

Color playlists

Aashi Venkat May 24, 2022
MVHS students share songs that remind them of certain colors
The Harrys House album cover features Styles in a brightly lit, upside down room.

‘Harry’s House’ is filled with bittersweet happiness

Aashi Venkat May 23, 2022
Harry Styles’ third studio album blends mature lyrics with repetitively buoyant production
The Local Road Safety Plan targets to reduce fatalities and severe injuries for all types of commuters, including bikers, drivers and pedestrians.

Paving the way for safer roads

Kalyani Puthenpurayil May 22, 2022

With a vision to decrease the fatalities and severe injuries on roads, the Cupertino City staff has been tackling local road safety through the Local Road Safety Plan. The LRSP is currently in its development...

“Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers” is an emotionally complex record that aims to study Lamar’s insight through a more introspective lens than ever before.

‘Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers’ breaks down masculine identity

Aditya Shukla May 21, 2022
Kendrick Lamar’s newest release preaches reformation with mixed results
Dr. Strange examines different worlds in the multiverse using his magic.

‘Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ lives up to its name

Tanish Mendki and Nameek Chowdhury May 13, 2022

Diving headfirst into the concept of the existence of multiple universes in past films such as ‘Loki’ and ‘Spiderman: No Way Home,’ ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is another...

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