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

Education legislation

Education legislation

With the start of the new year, multiple new laws on education in California have gone into effect. From increased funding for mental healthcare to bans on book bans, click here to find out more about...

Unfolding Cupertino City Limits

Unfolding Cupertino city limits

As author Kelly Loy Gilbert once said in her book Picture Us in the Light, "Cupertino is a bubble," and within this bubble many of us find ourselves surviving but not truly living. From high housing prices...

Stepping into a new year of sports

Stepping into a new year of sports

From year to year, the sports world hosts a variety of new implementations and changes. CLICK HERE to view an exploration of the recent rises of 2023 and changes for 2024.

All-star athletes

From seniors to freshmen, MVHS has many promising athletes. In this package, we will be taking a class-by-class dive into four outstanding athletes from track and field, tennis, swimming and ice hockey.  

Protestors gather at Harry Bridges Plaza, San Francisco in a demonstration against the APEC convention.

On the streets of SF

The 2023 APEC summit was held in San Francisco from Nov. 11 to 17, bring international leaders from across the Asia Pacific region to the Moscone Center to discuss global issues. From protestors and...

A climate protest takes place in New York City, urging action against fossil fuel emissions.

Advocacy in action

From participating in boycotts to sharing the story of protests through photography, this package analyzes how the MVHS community and beyond participates in activism for the social issues of today's world. Click here to read the package and learn more.
Reflecting on modern values

Reflecting on modern values

From celebrity-mandated activism to sex ed, this package analyzes the changes in society's views, focusing on how the MVHS community feels about these changes and what we believe should be changed. Click...

The California Reparations Task Force hold a public hearing on Jan. 28, 2023, at San Diego State University. Photo by Ariana Drehsler, CalMatters | Used with permission

Road to reform

From a petition to rename De Anza College due to a history of Spanish colonization to a California Reparations Plan addressing historic oppression of African Americans, efforts towards change happens throughout...

Graphics by Stella Petzova

Immersed in India

As a student body filled with an array of Indian backgrounds, Indian-influenced arts and culture can be found in many corners of our community.  From incorporating traditional Indian clothing into daily...

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