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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 Yang

Alyssa Yang, Staff Writer

Alyssa is currently a sophomore and a staff writer for El Estoque. She is on MV Dance Team and in her free time, she enjoys traveling, rock climbing and making jewelry.

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Equity in Discipline

Exploring new proposed limits on student suspension and expulsion
Alyssa Yang
June 2, 2023

Man on the street: What are your NBA Finals predictions?

MVHS students share which teams they think will win the 2023 NBA playoffs
Samika Bhatkar and Alyssa Yang
May 20, 2023
Kim, dressed in cultural attire, poses before attending a Chinese New Year celebration at UC Berkeley. Photo courtesy of Cynthia Kim | Used with permission

Through generations

Exploring how community members’ cultural identities have changed over generations
Alyssa Yang and Stephanie Zhang
April 26, 2023
Low Key and Bella Voce join the other MVHS Choirs for the final song of the night, walking offstage to surround the audience.

MVHS choirs hold Festival Concert

Esperanza, Low Key, Bella Voce and Variations perform repertoire for upcoming concert at Gilroy Sings
Alyssa Yang
March 19, 2023
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Examining how arts and entertainment have changed through the years
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Examining how the evolution of TV release formats has divided viewers
Jami Lim and Alyssa Yang
February 10, 2023
50 Questions with Julia Satterthwaite

50 Questions with Julia Satterthwaite

In the 23rd installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Julia Satterthwaite 50 questions
Megha Mummaneni, Alyssa Yang, and Angela Zhang
February 6, 2023
Junior Matthew Lau pushes through an MHS defender for a layup

Boys Basketball loses to Milpitas High School 58-51

Matadors fall short in securing a win in a close game
Samika Bhatkar, Kathryn Foo, and Alyssa Yang
January 29, 2023
The Marvel franchises Moon Knight has recently risen in popularity again with the re-serialization of his antihero storyline.

What makes a hero?

Redefining superheroes and how to tell their stories
Alyssa Yang
December 23, 2022
Senior Varshini Peddinti shields the ball from a PHS defender as she dribbles down the court.

Girls Basketball defeats Prospect High School 49-27

Matadors maintain a strong lead to take home their eighth win of the season
Sagnik Nag Chowdhury, Sarah Liu, and Alyssa Yang
December 18, 2022
The MVHS sign by the bus circle displays a message promoting the FUHS Foundation.

Behind the Foundation

Exploring the complexities behind how the Fremont Union High School Foundation manages funding
Mira Wagner and Alyssa Yang
November 9, 2022
Students from the University of Southern California march around USCs campus to protest Mahsa Aminis death and the lack of womens rights in Iran.

Reflecting on the Iran protests

Iranian community members share their perspectives on the uprising
Sonia Verma, Alyssa Yang, and Angela Zhang
October 22, 2022
Senior Miranda Shakouri stands alongside her family, her gift basket from her team in hand, moving to the side as her sister playfully nudges her.

Girls Volleyball defeats Los Gatos High School 3-0 on senior night

Matadors sweep after a close third set
Aashi Venkat and Alyssa Yang
October 20, 2022
Via-Cupertino vans are wheelchair-accessible and have bike racks attached to the back.

Santa Clara via Via

Exploring the motivations and future goals for the expansion
Mikaylah Du and Alyssa Yang
October 13, 2022
Fred Dentinger and Shawn Ells wait for customers for their garage sale.

Stories behind the Cupertino Garage Sale

Examining the items that Cupertino residents are parting ways with
Alan Tai and Alyssa Yang
October 3, 2022
Sophomore Tvisha Jain dribbles the ball up the right side of the field before passing the ball upfield.

Field Hockey defeats Wilcox High School 3-0

Matadors start off league play with a victory at home
Krish Dev and Alyssa Yang
September 17, 2022
Matadors at Work

Matadors at Work

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