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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

Brandon Ng

Brandon Ng, Staff Writer

Brandon Ng is a sophomore and is in his first year on the El Estoque Staff.  While not in the middle of reporting, he spends his time playing for Mountain View Volleyball Club, traveling up and down California for matches.

All content by Brandon Ng
The incremental successes: Monta Vista Robotics Team season recap

The incremental successes: Monta Vista Robotics Team season recap

MVRT finishes the 2018-19 season with successful competition performances
May 24, 2019
In the shadows of power

In the shadows of power

Exploring how the minority is kept in silence
May 18, 2019
Give me a break

Give me a break

Analyzing the placement of summer vacation
May 17, 2019
The rising price of the truth

The rising price of the truth

What our lacking support of journalism means for our world
April 11, 2019
Street smart shortage

Street smart shortage

MVHS students' lack of street smarts will negatively affect how we navigate in the real world
April 7, 2019
Into the Spider-Verse with the MVHS Class of ‘22

Into the Spider-Verse with the MVHS Class of ‘22

Freshmen class office hosts its second movie night
March 29, 2019
Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Paying for my life: Looking at the rising costs of medication

My thoughts on the rapidly increasing prices of prescription drugs
March 14, 2019
Finding happiness

Finding happiness

Why we should be placing emphasis on our mental well-being
March 8, 2019
Sophomores Claudia Maldonado and Siddhant Patel present their argument to the rest of the Spanish Honors Society. Photo by Brandon Ng.

The language of arguing: Spanish Honors Society hosts their first all-Spanish debate

Debates allow members to increase Spanish skills in a variety of ways
March 1, 2019
The numbers game

The numbers game

My experience with statistics taught me not to play to the numbers
January 31, 2019
Behind Gameday

Behind Gameday

Exploring how different MVHS sports teams prepare for gameday.
January 31, 2019
Boys basketball: Clutch free throws propel Matadors to a narrow 52-50 victory

Boys basketball: Clutch free throws propel Matadors to a narrow 52-50 victory

Matadors defeat Fremont HS in first league win of season
January 11, 2019
Movie night with ‘22

Movie night with ‘22

Freshman class officers host their first bonding event
December 15, 2018
Silenced on the field

Silenced on the field

Examining social issues in sports through the lens of MVHS students and staff
December 12, 2018
The bottom line

The bottom line

A reflection on the importance of team consistency through Kevin Durant and Draymond Green
November 27, 2018
Defining a sport

Defining a sport

November 20, 2018

Linked together

How Link Leaders help the incoming class at MVHS – and in the years beyond
November 19, 2018
Girls Tennis: Matadors win CCS game 5-2

Girls Tennis: Matadors win CCS game 5-2

Team maintains winning streak by defeating Gunn HS in first CCS match
November 8, 2018
Students hand decorated skulls made out of marshmallows as a part of the Día de los Muertos celebration. Photo by Brandon Ng.

Día de los Muertos celebration held by Spanish Honors Society

SHS embraces traditional Latin American holiday
November 7, 2018
Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Middle blockers shine despite senior night loss vs. Los Gatos
October 26, 2018
Masked Manipulation

Masked Manipulation

Looking into the impacts of bullying in our community for National Bullying Prevention month 2018.
October 23, 2018
Get loud

Get loud

My take on Brett Kavanaugh
October 20, 2018
Backlot lunchbox

Backlot lunchbox

Restaurant delivers lunches to campus
October 12, 2018
Dodgeball: Link leaders vs. Class of 2022

Dodgeball: Link leaders vs. Class of 2022

The Class of 2022 bonds with their Link Leaders in a friendly match.
October 4, 2018
Spanish Honors Society: Previewing the upcoming year

Spanish Honors Society: Previewing the upcoming year

SHS officers share their plans and goals
September 28, 2018
A matter of time

A matter of time

Exploring the schedule changes across the Fremont Union High School District
September 26, 2018
More than a tea party

More than a tea party

Cupertino residents discuss Bobatino
September 18, 2018
Making ideas into reality with MakerSpace

Making ideas into reality with MakerSpace

MakerSpace offers students a new outlet for creativity
September 1, 2018
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