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

Abdullah Memon

Abdullah Memon, Staff Writer

Abdullah Memon is currently a sophomore and a first-year staff writer at El Estoque. He is the Public Relations Director of Monta Vista's Muslim Student Association and he also serves on the Community Project Committee. He enjoys politics, cooking and hiking in his free time.

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‘pretty poison’ is an absolute masterpiece

Nessa Barrett releases chilling first EP
September 12, 2021
How the the pandemic and online school has changed college admissions

College Admission: Uncertainty and Upgrades through COVID

What COVID has revealed about the college acceptance process for seniors
May 18, 2021
Robert D. Hart Learning Center at De Anza College in Cupertino, CA

The case for a non-traditional college path

Why seniors should consider alternative paths to higher education
May 18, 2021
Income Inequality revealed by online school and the effects it has on our community

Income inequality through the Zoom screen

Providing Chromebooks and internet hot spots isn’t enough for low-income students to succeed
May 14, 2021
Key Club volunteers make cards

Volunteering during the pandemic

How volunteer opportunities have changed due to COVID-19 restrictions
April 1, 2021
Competition Culture

Competition Culture

Exploring the experiences of students in our community who participate in various contests and competitions
March 25, 2021
Sundar family poses for a photo at an amusement park

Poetry

Junior Lavi Sundar’s journey with Poetry Competitions
March 23, 2021
Clubs: Behind the Screens

Clubs: Behind the Screens

February 10, 2021
Photo by Claire Yang | Used with permission

Diminished club attendance during the distance learning school year

Taking a look at how various clubs have become inactive during the pandemic
February 10, 2021
Biden speaks with attendees at an event in Iowa in 2020, || Licensed under CC

America’s future with Joe Biden

What to expect from Biden's first hundred days as President
January 20, 2021
A close up shot of a Diya, a candle used to illuminate houses during Diwali.

Acknowledging Cultural Celebrations

The MVHS administration’s stance on cultural awareness and reducing workload for traditionally celebrated holidays
December 5, 2020
What’s at stake: U.S. 2020 presidential election

What’s at stake: U.S. 2020 presidential election

Exploring the contentious issues of November's election
October 27, 2020
Education

Education

The 2020 presidential election could shape the future of colleges and universities
October 27, 2020
Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Why we should elect JR Fruen and Hung Wei
October 23, 2020
Cancelling Cancel Culture

Cancelling Cancel Culture

The harms of participating in Generation Z’s new Cancel Culture trend
September 19, 2020
Zoom School: MVHS Edition

Zoom School: MVHS Edition

MVHS community devises ways around the challenges of distance learning
September 17, 2020
Examining the impact of distance learning on course rigor

Examining the impact of distance learning on course rigor

Fewer synchronous meetings and adjustments to online platforms leads to teachers determining what’s essential
September 17, 2020
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