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

Behind MV Bhangra

Behind MV Bhangra

Yixuan (Joyce) Li, Riya Murthy, and Eshika Tiwari December 15, 2023

Step behind the scenes of MV Bhangra, where the beats are bold and the connection to Indian culture is real. Exploring the club's approach to crafting engaging shows and its genuine connection to Indian...

Behind the bows

Behind the bows

Leah Desai and Eshika Tiwari December 4, 2023

The Monta Vista cheer team has almost doubled in size from previous years, creating a successful squad for competitions and sideline cheering. El Estoque goes behind the scenes with the cheer team to learn...

Reversing the roles

Pranati Kotamraju and Arushi Singh December 2, 2023

Monta Vista held its first reverse football game with on November 17th, 2023 with boys doing cheer and girls doing football. El Estoque describes the process of preparing for the game and the emotions...

Elders in volunteering

Elders in volunteering

Taryn Lam and Sania Nadkarni November 21, 2023
Examining how elders in Cupertino give back to the community through volunteering
50 questions with Molly Guadiamos

50 questions with Molly Guadiamos

Leah Desai and Sania Nadkarni November 6, 2023

Inspired by Vogue's video series "73 Questions," El Estoque sits down with Spanish teacher Molly Guadiamos to ask her 50 questions. Guadiamos reflects on her experiences teaching at Monta Vista, and shares...

What are you hopeful for?

What are you hopeful for?

Sagnik Nag Chowdhury and Stephanie Zhang October 25, 2023

To understand the idea of hope and its role in the Monta Vista community, El Estoque sat down with a student from each grade and asked them about their short-term and long-term hopes and goals, and how...

Boys Water Polo falls 12-11 against Santa Clara High School

Boys Water Polo falls 12-11 against Santa Clara High School

Brandon Wang and Ethan Yang October 25, 2023

Varsity Boys Water Polo fell to Santa Clara High School 12–11 on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in their second to last game of the season. While MVHS held a slim lead at the end of the first half, SCHS overcame...

Press play

Press play

Jami Lim and Amberly Sun October 9, 2023

Marking the beginning of Homecoming weekend, MVHS's festive Homecoming football game gathers spectators from all over the community each year for a night of familiar homecoming traditions. The 2023 Homecoming...

Rebooting the rally

Rebooting the rally

Samika Bhatkar and Manas Kottakota October 9, 2023

As the week came to a close, Monta Vista High School celebrated with the Homecoming rally on Sept. 29. Focused around the Homecoming theme of video games, the rally featured specific games and performances...

Cafeteria Crackdown 2

Cafeteria Crackdown 2

Sagnik Nag Chowdhury, Manas Kottakota, and Eshika Tiwari September 23, 2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wICdiQjJErU

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