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

Abha Dash

Abha Dash, Staff Writer

Abha is currently a senior and a staff writer for El Estoque. She is a captain of Monta Vista's speech team and a captain of Monta Vista Raas. In her free time, she likes to do art, dance, and play her flute.

All content by Abha Dash
I found my sense of community through Monta Vista Raas

From stress to solace

How Monta Vista Raas became a lifeline
Abha Dash
May 31, 2024
Senior Catherine Chen practices for an upcoming match for MVHS golf team.

Time Out! Ep. 24: Catherine Chen

Catherine Chen talks about her journey in golf
Abha Dash, Staff Writer
May 29, 2024
Student writers use a variety of methods for planning their novels, from braindumping on sticky notes to simply storing ideas in their minds.

An open book

Student authors share the writing process behind their novels
Abha Dash and Lillian Wang
December 6, 2023

Practice makes permanent

The MV Dance Team prepares for shows and competition season
Abha Dash and Ananda Singh
December 3, 2023
Junior Clara Fan prepares to make another attempt in her high jump event at the Saint Francis Track and Field Invitational, with her lucky tape wrapped around her left wrist. 

Photo courtesy of Clara Fan | Used with permission


Examining MVHS athletes pre-game rituals and good luck tokens
Abha Dash and Michelle Zheng
November 3, 2023

Filling my own shoes

Examining how my brother leaving for college affected me
Abha Dash, Staff Writer
October 19, 2023
In August 2023, the choir room was still undergoing construction. | Photo by Giljoon Lee

Deconstructing construction

Breaking down school construction projects and how they impact MVHS staff
Protection against school violence

Protection against school violence

Examining how we can prevent student shooters from doing the unthinkable
Jisha Rajala, Eshika Tiwari, and Abha Dash
March 19, 2023
Protecting ourselves

Protecting ourselves

Taking a look at how students protect different facets of their lives
From farm to table

From farm to table

Exploring the processes and people behind the food we eat at MVHS
A Day in the Life: Student Food Distributors

A Day in the Life: Student Food Distributors

Exploring the behind the scenes, the benefits, and challenges of student food distributors.
Abha Dash, Staff Writer
November 18, 2022
Anjali Jariwala wrote Why We Eat With Our Hands as a gift to her daughter, Nyla.

“Why We Eat with Our Hands” by Anjali Jariwala is a necessary addition to all childrens’ bookshelves

Exploring the message behind Monica Jariwala’s sister’s new book
Abha Dash, Taryn Lam, and Aashna Patel
November 5, 2022
Kenneth Gan poses with his pet python Udon in his classroom. 
Photo by Abha Dash

Animal Love

Exploring teachers’ pets and the impact they have on them
Abha Dash, Staff Writer
October 10, 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
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