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

Sophomore Maxim Gutnik wears a traditional Russian Military hat handed down from his great grandfather.

Family history of Maxim Gutnik

The Gutnik family recounts their ancestry and their connection with Russian heritage while living in the U.S.
Daphne Huang and Brandon Xu
May 29, 2024
Shi Tong Huang and Qi Jie Yang smile for a photo in front of a lake.

Echoes of the past

MVHS community members share how the Chinese Cultural Revolution and other policies led them to immigrate to the U.S.
Life ready?

Life ready?

MVHS seniors share life skills they aspire to build for college and beyond
Jason Chu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil
May 23, 2024
Seniors in 6 ss

Seniors in 6 s’s

A closer look at the class of 2024 from a survey of 121 seniors
Aashi Venkat and Sonia Verma
May 23, 2024
Photo courtesy of Olivia Gao | Used with permission

Last hoorah

MVHS seniors discuss the new opportunities they pursued this year
Sophia D'Sa and Lauren Chuu
May 23, 2024
Khairunnisa Shaikh (left) sits with her daughter, Afroza Khan (middle) and her sister. Photo courtesy of Afsheen Khan, used with permission

Down to the roots

Senior Afsheen Khan’s family share their family history
Taryn Lam and Aletheia Ju
May 23, 2024

Pedestrian protectors

Discussing the role of crossing guards in student safety
Jillian Ju, Sophia D'Sa, and Giljoon Lee
May 18, 2024
To the next four years

To the next four years

Friends attending the same college discuss their plans
Taryn Lam
May 17, 2024
Graphic of a vintage camera

@shotsby___

Vivek Chidurala shares his journey through photography
Ethical crossroads

Ethical crossroads

El Estoque staff discuss the mission and ethics of the publication
Meggie Chen and Niveda Hari
April 21, 2024
El Estoque in a Snapshot

El Estoque in a Snapshot

El Estoque shares its history and accomplishments
Lauren Chuu and Dahlia Schilling
April 21, 2024
Photo courtesy of Rajvansh Gupta | Used with permission

Losing to win

Sophomore Rajvansh Gupta shares his involvement with the chess variant Antichess
Brandon Wang
April 16, 2024
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