The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Students who performed in the skits wore superhero and villain costumes as part of the Dual Rallys theme.

Leadership holds Dual Rally before February break

A lights-out themed rally features a dual-style class competition
Arshiya Sen, Arushi Singh, and Mihir Vishwarupe
February 18, 2024
Students from different schools line up to play a game of Simon Says. Photo by Ethan Eisler

Fremont High School hosts 2024 IDC Fantastics Rally

FUHSD schools attend 2024 IDC Fantastics rally to participate in games and watch various performances
Ethan Eisler, Staff Writer
February 5, 2024
Education legislation

Education legislation

California passes new laws to improve education
The MVHS Library has historically provided a variety of inclusive texts.

Bans on bans

New California law adds protection to maintaining inclusive texts
Taryn Lam, Brandon Wang, and Eric Zhou
January 27, 2024


How MVHS students receive and use project grants
Sophia D'Sa
January 27, 2024
California media literacy bill signed into law

California media literacy bill signed into law

The new law recommends media literacy be added to the English curriculum
Lindsey Tang and Ethan Kellogg
January 27, 2024
Graphic | Corinna Kuo

Investing in student wellness

California bill increases funding for school-based mental health services
Liz Liu, Kalyani Puthenpurayil, and Brandon Xu
January 27, 2024
Instrumental Music Director John Gilchrist takes a pause in directing the orchestra during its 2023 Winter Concert, “Forces of Nature.”

Striking the high note

John Gilchrist wins the Richard L. Levin Orchestra Educator Award
Alyssa Yang and Benjamin Zhang
January 26, 2024
Law enforcement agents were situated in various spots on campus to ensure the safety of students and staff.

BREAKING: FUHSD receives threatening emails from an anonymous sender

The emails sent on Jan. 23 were later determined to be a “hoax,” though the investigation continues
Taryn Lam, Brandon Wang, and Kaia Yuan
January 24, 2024
Staff work to clear items and sweep the water out of the room with a machine.

MVHS Drama buildings flood during winter storm

Rainwater floods the Drama room and auditorium
Jason Chu and Alyssa Yang
January 24, 2024
Batchu and Kulkarni hold their poster board, depicting their various clean energy initiatives.

Grants for good

IRPD students receive monetary grants for their projects
Jason Chu, Taryn Lam, and Varun Singh
January 24, 2024
Teen Commission member Rayna Shah commences the fourth and fifth grade spelling bee by introducing the rules.

Cupertino hosts its fifth annual spelling bee

Youth Activity Board and Teen Commission organize a spelling bee for elementary school students
Kathryn Foo and Brandon Xu
January 23, 2024
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