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

 Third grader Mark Carpenter dresses up as a pirate for Halloween, and explains that they will always be a pirate at heart

Staff stories: Always a pirate at heart

Mark Carpenter shares life-defining tales of ignorance, curiosity and gratitude
Taryn Lam and Aashi Venkat
September 30, 2022
New counselor Ashley Voigt checks emails in her office. Photo by Avni Gandhi

MVHS welcomes Counselor Ashley Voigt

Ashley Voigt joins the guidance team at MVHS
Avni Gandhi and Aashna Patel
September 14, 2022
Plushies, pop-its, tote bags and action figures are amongst the many items sold at the De Anza flea market

The humans behind the De Anza flea market

Telling the stories of five people at the De Anza flea market
Aashi Venkat and Lillian Wang
September 9, 2022
CHS senior Rohan Tirumala went to UC Davis Young Scholars Program to learn more about medicine. Photo courtesy of Rohan Tirumala.

“The grind never stops”

FUHSD students continue their learning at summer programs
Matadors at Work

Matadors at Work

Students share new jobs they’ve picked up over the summer
Made from scratch

Made from scratch

Tracing the stories of home owned Chinese businesses
Melody Cui and Sophia Ma
June 19, 2022
Photo | Krish Dev and Sophia Ma

My mom, my dad and me

How I realized that the two versions of myself were one all along
Shivani Verma
June 6, 2022
The languages of MVHS

The languages of MVHS

Showcasing different languages spoken on campus
50 Questions with Zoey Liu

50 Questions with Zoey Liu

In the 19th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Zoey Liu 50 questions
Redefining my grief

Redefining my grief

Reflecting on how I dealt with the loss of my dog
Matthew Yoshimoto
May 30, 2022
Exploring the effects my mother has had on me

All I am

Tracing the story of my mom and me
Anushka De
May 30, 2022
Seniors reflect on what theyve learned in high school

“If I could know one thing…”

Four seniors reflect on one piece of advice they would give their freshman selves
Anushka De
May 30, 2022
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