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

Alyssa Hui

Alyssa Hui, Managing Editor

Alyssa Hui is currently a senior and a managing editor for El Estoque. She loves to dance and is also apart of the MVHS's dance team. In her free time, she likes to play with her dogs, hang out with friends, take naps and watch movies.

All content by Alyssa Hui
All too common

All too common

The class of 2020 described in numbers
May 28, 2020
COVID-19 and its impact on the sports community

COVID-19 and its impact on the sports community

Exploring the feelings from different MVHS athletes who have been impacted directly from this and the fans of professional sports leagues
April 19, 2020
Professional and college sports leagues cancel events

Professional and college sports leagues cancel events

Students and staff react to the indefinite cancellation of professional sporting events
April 19, 2020
The faces behind COVID-19

The faces behind COVID-19

Exploring the stories of members of the MVHS community impacted by the novel coronavirus
March 13, 2020
Illustration by Iman Malik. This is a fishbowl that represents a fishbowl discussion. The six other fish are talking while one of them is lonely.

Speaking up: How teachers work with students with speech anxiety

Teachers explain their ways of dealing with student anxiety when speaking in class
March 11, 2020
Implicit bias

Implicit bias

Exploring the internalized discrimination within MVHS
February 25, 2020
Co-president and senior Ashley Yeh helps a member adjust his grip on the needle with their needle holder.

Future Practicing Physicians Network holds annual suturing lab

Members of FPPN practice suturing techniques on a chicken breast
February 12, 2020
Facing internalized homophobia

Facing internalized homophobia

How MVHS students and teachers deal with internalized homophobia
February 8, 2020
Sophomore Anika Sharma drags face paint down their face, using the colors of the non-binary and LGBTQ flags.

They/them: Students share their experiences with they/them pronouns

What Merriam-Webster's 2020 Word of the Year means to the MVHS community
February 7, 2020
Our cultures in food

Our cultures in food

Exploring the cultural significance of Asian food and its representation in America
November 22, 2019
Four creations that incorporate pumpkins

Pumpkin Lovin’

Four creations that incorporate pumpkins
November 15, 2019
Nintendo releases a mobile version of Mario Kart.

The resurgence of Mario Kart

Nintendo releases a mobile version of Mario Kart
October 25, 2019
Junior Priscilla Tom kicks her leg into a tilt.

Being Priscilla

Delving into junior Priscilla Tom’s dance career
October 23, 2019
The Class of 2020 performs one of their dances for their skit.

Homecoming 2019: Behind the scenes

A backstage exploration into the preparations of each class
October 22, 2019
The Class of 2021 performs their first dance of the skit with girls dressed as The Fireside Girls from Phineas and Ferb.

Homecoming Skits 2019

Cartoon themes emerge through class skits during Homecoming week
October 15, 2019
Sold out: Reactions to the new Popeyes chicken sandwich

Sold out: Reactions to the new Popeyes chicken sandwich

Students respond to the hype around Popeyes new menu item
September 27, 2019
Dancer and Emmy award winning choreographer Travis Wall reacts to Good Morning America host Lara Spencers comment through a series of Instagram posts.

Reactions to Good Morning America host Lara Spencer’s comment on boys in dance

Male dancers at MVHS share how they started dancing and their experiences
September 26, 2019
A group of employees play video games while being filmed.

Behind the controller

How students and faculty at MVHS use and perceive video games​
September 23, 2019
Updating their status

Updating their status

Seniors explain their decisions in whether or not to post about what college they will attend
May 24, 2019
Purple pride

Purple pride

MVHS takes steps to get rid of gender binaries in graduation gowns and senior portraits
May 22, 2019
The Raas seniors say their final goodbyes

The Raas seniors say their final goodbyes

Six seniors reflect on their Raas experience as the year comes to a close
May 19, 2019
Bouquet of orchids

Bouquet of orchids

The Malihini Orchid Society hosts the 2019 Annual Orchid Sale and Culture
April 9, 2019
Improv Club hosts first lunchtime performance

Improv Club hosts first lunchtime performance

Members enjoy playing games in front of an audience
March 15, 2019
Dessert Detectives: Gelateria Bella Roma

Dessert Detectives: Gelateria Bella Roma

Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
March 14, 2019
Cracking the egg: The era of the Instagram-famous World Record Egg

Cracking the egg: The era of the Instagram-famous World Record Egg

Exploring the world record egg and other Instagram accounts
March 13, 2019
Dessert Detectives: Flower Flour

Dessert Detectives: Flower Flour

Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
February 8, 2019
Passed down: Students share their treasured family heirlooms

Passed down: Students share their treasured family heirlooms

Family heirlooms and antiques handed down through generations
February 6, 2019
Members of Mock Trial gather to take a picture at one of their many competitions where they fight a fake case against other schools in front of a judge and a panel of attorneys. Photo used with permission of Irene McNelis

Mock Trial: Building a family

Mock Trial officers reflect on their past experiences and reveal what the club means to them
January 20, 2019
Gift giving games

Gift giving games

Putting a fun twist on gift exchanges during the holiday season
December 18, 2018
Santa Claus comes to town

Santa Claus comes to town

Children and staff attend a holiday celebration with Santa and his elves
December 16, 2018
Pop some tags

Pop some tags

Thrift shopping serves as a cheaper alternative to conventional shopping
November 21, 2018
Teachers react to Rate My Teacher

Teachers react to Rate My Teacher

Teachers read and comment on their reviews
November 19, 2018
MVHS Future Business Leaders of America’s Shark Tank series

MVHS Future Business Leaders of America’s Shark Tank series

MVFBLA hosts a business workshop with guest speakers
November 5, 2018
Low (cost)umes

Low (cost)umes

Three easy and affordable DIY Halloween costumes
October 24, 2018
Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018

Explore all MVHS' Pixar themed homecoming week, updated every day.
October 8, 2018
Improv Club: Looking ahead

Improv Club: Looking ahead

Members discuss their love for Improv Club
September 28, 2018
A foreign melody

A foreign melody

MVHS world language teachers explain their reasons for using songs to teach
September 26, 2018
Throwing it back

Throwing it back

How MVHS relives the decades before them
May 13, 2018
Leaving a legacy

Leaving a legacy

Retiring staff members reflect on their careers
May 9, 2018
The attack of the bees

The attack of the bees

September 24, 2017
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