El Estoque

Administrator comment causes stir at MVHS

Administrator comment causes stir at MVHS

Ruth Feng and Shuvi Jha

October 20, 2018


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Examining the issue from student, alumni and administration perspectives

Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018

Ruth Feng, Sara Entezar, Alyssa Hui, Jahan Razavi, and Rucha Soman

October 8, 2018


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Explore all MVHS' Pixar themed homecoming week, updated every day.

“A Star Is Born” Review

“A Star Is Born” Review

Ruth Feng and Sara Entezar

October 6, 2018


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Bradley Cooper’s 2018 remake is raw and emotional but lacks a theme

Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun

Helen Chao and Stuti Upadhyay

August 30, 2018


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un, warmth, freedom, friends and free will: this is how math teacher Katie Collins describes summer. She repeats the final words three times. However, Collins mentions how these qualities seem to be absent from the summers of many MVHS students. She’ll only occasionally hear of students enjoying an Alaskan cruis...

Squad names: the story behind the BIBs and the Chads

Squad names: the story behind the BIBs and the Chads

Roshan Fernandez and Herman Saini

August 30, 2018


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When junior Ajay Keshava first heard someone use the name BIB to describe his friend group in middle school, he felt uneasy. Coined by others at school, the term stood for “B----y Indian Boys.” The group met on the basketball court –– as a result of lunchtime games at Kennedy MS –– and accor...

7-11: Culture of Convenience

7-11: Culture of Convenience

Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Ruth Feng, Sarah Young, and Iman Malik

August 30, 2018


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7-11 is a local convenience store that’s popular among Monta Vista students. Its accessible location and affordable prices make it easy to grab a quick snack, as well as hang out with friends. 7-11 is also popular among Kennedy Middle School students. As this school year begins, students reflect o...

An arachnid, an amusement park or a car

An arachnid, an amusement park or a car

Aditya Dash

August 29, 2018


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Browsing through Spotify’s Top 50 list is a common habit for many hip-hop fans who love innovative and creative artists. The list features rising artists such as Juice WRLD while also including familiar faces such as DJ Khaled. The summer of 2018 was defined by three of the most popular artists in ...

Class of 2019 hosts Senior Sunrise

Class of 2019 hosts Senior Sunrise

Gauri Kaushik and Chelsea Wong

August 29, 2018


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The sky was still dark as seniors arrived at the field, many wrapped in blankets. Meeting up with friends, they made their way to the bleachers facing the east to watch the sun rise. Click through the photos below to read more. ...

Dylan and his stars

Dylan and his stars

Om Khandekar and Anjini Venugopal

May 23, 2018


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Among towering volleyball players sits 5-year-old Dylan Tagawa. Surrounded by the team’s postgame chatter, he stretches and sits quietly for a few seconds before standing up to make an announcement. The players lower their volume and turn their attention to Dylan, who begins his latest story. “...