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

Angela Zhang

Angela Zhang, News Editor

Angela Zhang is currently a senior at Monta Vista High School and a news editor for El Estoque. In her free time, she enjoys going hiking and playing the clarinet.

All content by Angela Zhang
Korean-American lawyer Ingrid Yun fights to make partner in a white patriarchal law firm.

“Partner Track” falls short in its attempt at representation

The Netflix series fails to portray multifaceted narratives
September 22, 2022
Teachers take on new positions

Teachers take on new positions

Examining how students and teachers adapt to position changes
September 9, 2022
Photo by Kayla Henderson-Wood | Used with permission

Questioning Authority

Examining changes in authority through strikes and leadership transitions
May 31, 2022
Photo by Kayla Henderson-Wood | Used with permission

Oakland teachers strike to protest school closures

Examining the reasons behind the strike and its connection to MVHS
May 22, 2022
Photo from FUHSD

Graham Clark is appointed as the next FUHSD Superintendent

Deputy Superintendent Graham Clark will replace Polly Bove following her retirement
May 3, 2022
The methods of communication that people use — voice pitch, voice tone and body language — can affect the way people perceive professionalism.

Subconscious communication

Exploring the effects of verbal and nonverbal communication in professional settings
April 27, 2022
While sitting on the gym floor during Challenge Day, students played a game in which the objective was to keep a giant volleyball in the air.

Taking an inside look at Challenge Day

A timeline of activities throughout Challenge Day and the impact it left on participants
April 25, 2022
Chit-Chat

Chit-Chat

Exploring various types of conversations in our community
April 5, 2022
Released on the first day of spring, Red Velvet’s newest EP offers the perfect bright songs to start off the spring season.

“Feel My Rhythm” is a spring gem

Red Velvet’s new mini album combines sugary bops with dreamy vocals
March 24, 2022
The Valero gas station on De Anza Boulevard prices almost reached $6.00 on March 12. Photo by Angela Zhang

Gas prices reach record highs as Russia-Ukraine War continues

Examining the effect of Biden’s sanction on Russian oil and gas in Cupertino
March 18, 2022
Feedback feels uncomfortable

Feedback feels uncomfortable

Reflecting on my feelings of awkwardness when giving and receiving criticism
March 16, 2022
MVHS looks to enact long-term mental health changes

MVHS looks to enact long-term mental health changes

Examining new actions taken by the SEL taskforce
March 4, 2022
In the face of crime

In the face of crime

Examining the impact of crime and community reactions to it
February 15, 2022
Junior Iona Xia stands in the tree pose.

Teachers implement mental health practices in classrooms

Examining how teachers directly promote self care
January 24, 2022
Addressing climate change

Addressing climate change

Examining the approach to climate change on four different levels
December 31, 2021
Analyzing the results of 2021 United Nations Climate Conference and the absence of Russia and China

Countries tackle climate change at COP26

Analyzing the results of 2021 United Nations Climate Conference and the absence of Russia and China
December 10, 2021
Man on the street: Should we celebrate Thanksgiving?

Man on the street: Should we celebrate Thanksgiving?

Discussing whether the holiday should be observed given its history
November 25, 2021
Sophomore Ace Chow wearing his football gear | Photo Courtesy of Ace Chow

Preparing for the big game

MV athletes share different ways that help them get ready before their game
November 3, 2021
Athletes share about how they got into their sports

Athletes share about how they got into their sports

Comparing and contrasting images of athletes from then and now
October 23, 2021
The Phillips proudly pose  after winning bronze at a preseason tournament in freshmen year.

Team Phillip

Twins Matthew and Thomas Philip reflect on playing soccer together
September 23, 2021
Teammates by Chance

Teammates by Chance

Exploring the impacts of playing the same sport as a family member
September 23, 2021
X1 was the other group impacted by immediately disbanded after the confirmation of rigged voting in Produce X 101. Visual by Priscilla Cho

Is ‘Girls Planet 999’ rigged or reality?

Unpacking controversies surrounding Korean idol survival shows
September 18, 2021
Coach Eachus encourages the team during halftime.

Varsity Field Hockey falls to Saint Francis High School 0-7

MVHS stays on defense throughout the game
September 18, 2021
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