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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

Anna Kaminitz

Anna Kaminitz, Staff Writer

Anna is currently a senior and staff writer for El Estoque. In addition to writing, she loves music, hiking with family and exploring new places with her friends.

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The languages of MVHS

The languages of MVHS

Showcasing different languages spoken on campus
June 2, 2022
The class of 2022

The class of 2022

Seniors reflect on their experiences and memories at MVHS by answering various questions
May 27, 2022
Books like To Kill a Mockingbird are read in literature classrooms feature the N-word.

Can we use the N-word? No.

Examining the recent district proposal to prohibit the use of the N-word by non-Black students in literature and history contexts
March 18, 2022
Sophomore Ekom Mann lunges at junior Hayden Ancheta after coach Andrew Pappas signals the wrestlers to “go live” — beginning a practice match that lasts a few minutes.

Introducing the winter season sports

Showcasing games and practices from MVHS's basketball, soccer and wrestling teams
December 10, 2021
Sushma Bana rests dias in her backyard for Diwali celebrations.

How US and India traditions compare

Community members discuss differences between Diwali celebrations
November 9, 2021
Aryaman Verma prays to the deities while participating in a Diwali puja.

Celebrating Diwali

Shining a light on the holiday's significance and how it is celebrated
November 9, 2021
Stage manager, co-costuming lead and junior Marian Montejano organizes clothing in the loft — the room above the Blackbox where costumes and accessories from past productions are stored.

Behind the scenes of ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Exploring the different facets of Drama’s fall play preparations
October 29, 2021
Senior and captain Ashley Twu attempts to make her way around an opponent from HHS.

Varsity Field Hockey loses to Homestead High School 4-0

Matadors recognize their need to improve communication after the defeat
October 22, 2021
Long-term substitute Stephanie Bodnaruk poses for a photo.

Matador family adds members to its ranks

New staff share more about where they're coming from and what brought them to MVHS
October 8, 2021
50 fresh faces

50 fresh faces

The Class of 2025 shares its initial thoughts about MVHS
September 17, 2021
Senior Carolyn Huang dodges around opponents from Salinas High School.

Varsity Field Hockey defeats Salinas High School 5-1

Madators solidify their first win of the season
September 8, 2021
Senior Sophia Bokovikova poses beside her grandmother in Novosibirsk, Russia.

Post-lockdown getaways

Students recount their first summer vacations following quarantine
August 21, 2021
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