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

Seniors Dylan Moore and Crystal Cheng receive the Music Boosters Awards from Instrumental Music Director John Gilchrist, both planning to pursue a music-related degree in college.

MVHS holds its 53rd annual Senior Awards Ceremony

Administration highlights seniors for their outstanding work
Lindsey Tang and Stephanie Zhang
May 25, 2024
Moving on up

Moving on up

The teachers’ union implements a 10% salary raise
Ethan Kellogg and Eric Zhou
May 25, 2024
Photo by Samika Bhatkar

Staff changes: Retirements and new roles into the 24-25 school year

New World Language and English Department Leads are instated while Molly Guadiamos retires
Samika Bhatkar and Riya Murthy
May 24, 2024
Stanford students and community members create protest art projects to advocate for divestment.

Universal unrest

College protesters intensify discourse on the Israel-Hamas war
Giljoon Lee, Lillian Wang, and Alyssa Yang
May 23, 2024

A life-saving spray

Taking a look into essential information on Narcan and its role in combating opioid overdoses
Giljoon Lee and Stella Petzova
May 23, 2024
Instrumental Music Director John Gilchrist opens the floor for applause following senior and concertmaster Amy Zheng’s violin solo for a concerto.

“Unto Greater Heights” closes the year on a high note

MVHS Music Department performs its Pops Concert as the final concert of the year
Kathryn Foo and Alyssa Yang
May 22, 2024
The juice is loose!

The juice is loose!

Students and teachers discuss OJ Simpson’s trial and recent death
Niveda Hari and Megha Mummaneni
May 21, 2024
Juniors Lilia Murase and Julie Yu sing and dance along to the music.

Prom under a “City of Stars”

MVHS' last prom on the SF Belle creates unforgettable memories
Megha Mummaneni
May 20, 2024
New clubs were introduced on campus second semester.

New clubs

2nd semester of the 2023-2024 school year features new clubs on campus
Megha Mummaneni
May 17, 2024
Sunnyvale Mayor Larry Klein awards Superintendent Graham Clark with a certificate for FUHSD’s 100 year anniversary.

FUHSD celebrates its 100th anniversary

Fremont High School hosts the centennial celebration for 100 years of FUHSD, Fremont High School and FUHSD Adult School
Brandon Xu
May 13, 2024
A father reads his daughter a picture book on the couches at the Cupertino Library children’s section. | Photo by Dylan Nguyen

Cupertino Library celebrates Free Comic Book Day

Families of Cupertino read free comic books provided by Cupertino Library
Samika Bhatkar and Dylan Nguyen
May 6, 2024
College bound

College bound

Exploring the changing landscape of higher education
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