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

My first teaching experiences all began with speech. Illustration | April Wang

Lessons on teaching

My experiences instructing speech classes
April Wang, Copy Editor
November 27, 2022
Bandaids for Bullet Wounds

Bandaids for Bullet Wounds

Examining how bandaid solutions fail to address the root cause of various issues
November 18, 2022
Students often stifle their curiosity surrounding sex due to fear or an unfamiliarity of talking about sex.

Arousing Curiosity

Examining how curiosity surrounding sex and sexual education affects the MVHS community
Anika Bhandarkar and Riya Murthy
November 17, 2022
Although society tends to diminish the value of beautification efforts, we must remind ourselves that such a negative view is unneeded.

Staff Editorial: Beauty for ourselves

Learning to be less judgmental about how others approach beauty
Meggie Chen and Tvisha Gupta
November 17, 2022
Dont ask questions

Don’t ask questions

How the American school system discourages curiosity
Tvisha Gupta and Anna Jerolimov
November 15, 2022
White supremacy is pitting minorities against each other

White supremacy is pitting minorities against each other

Affirmative action discussions are plagued by a lack of representation
April Wang, Copy Editor
November 13, 2022
Greenwashing often derives from a lack of transparency or care.

Clean and green

Greenwashing highlights a lack of transparency and care
Sarah Liu
November 13, 2022
As a kid, I loved books. However, the farther I got into high school, the more I lost my passion for reading.

Picking up the pages

Learning to find comfort in books once again
Tvisha Gupta
November 13, 2022
Graphic by Sonia Verma

Staying awake

Exploring the adverse effects of energy drinks on the MVHS community
Alex Zhang, Staff Writer
November 12, 2022
Rewriting my inner expectations

Rewriting my inner expectations

How I managed to find the right balance for my personal expectations
Riya Murthy, Staff Writer
November 6, 2022
Some musical terms and their meanings | Graphic by Anika Bhandarkar

The keys to passion

My experience with burnout
Anika Bhandarkar
November 5, 2022
Photo by Ekrulila | Used with permission (Pexels)

Applying to college for myself

Learning to chase what I’m passionate about
Alex Zhang, Staff Writer
November 5, 2022
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