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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

Darpan Singh

Darpan Singh, Staff Writer

Darpan Singh is currently a senior and a staff writer for El Estoque. In his free time he likes listening to music, spending time with friends, traveling and trying new dangerous activities.

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Examining how arts and entertainment have changed through the years
At the end of the fourth quarter, senior Dominic Kellogg walks off the court to celebrate the win with his teammates.

Varsity Boys Basketball wins in second round CCS Playoff game against Gunn High School 66-56

Varsity Boys Basketball advances to face St. Francis High School in the third round of the CCS Playoffs
Darpan Singh, Vincent Zhao, and Michelle Zheng
February 21, 2023
Is it even art?

Is it even art?

Examining how community members define art in the modern world
Kripa Mayureshwar and Darpan Singh
February 8, 2023
Senior Jaebeum Cho used to go by J. Cho to prevent mispronunciations, however after gaining appreciation for his name in recent years he has started going by Jaebeum.

Actually it’s pronounced…

Examining the struggles behind ethnic names in America
Chiran Arumugam and Darpan Singh
December 27, 2022
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Exploring the listening habits of the MVHS community
Jami Lim and Darpan Singh
December 17, 2022
Rapper Ye has recently come under fire for a series of controversial tweets and statements.

To Ye or not to Ye

Examining Ye’s anti-semitism and what it means to be a fan
Sameer Maheshwari, Gauri Manoj, and Darpan Singh
December 16, 2022
MVHS students with bad parking are often posted on the instagram account @mv_bad parking

[Photo] Over the line

December 4, 2022
Senior Color Guard Member Katherine Chui takes her final stance at the end of the closer.

Marching Band and Color Guard shine at Tournament of Champions

Marching Band and Color Guard take first place in their division at their final competition of the season despite technical difficulties
Darpan Singh and Vincent Zhao
November 24, 2022
When I grow up

When I grow up

Exploring how young children explore their interests
Melody Cui and Darpan Singh
November 16, 2022
Sophomores Kiana Mark (left) and Samantha Tong (right) block a spike from AHS. Photo by Darpan Singh

Girls Volleyball loses 3-2 in the CCS Finals game

Matadors place second in CCS Division II Championships for the second year in a row
Darpan Singh and Vincent Zhao
November 6, 2022
Senior and setter Sydney Su goes in for a kill.

Girls Volleyball defeats Gunn High School 3-0

Matadors sweep the “Pink Out” game
Darpan Singh and Vincent Zhao
October 14, 2022
Students in the stands cheer as MV Cheer performs a stunt.

Got spirit?

Examining the importance of camaraderie among students at MVHS
Anika Bhandarkar and Darpan Singh
October 12, 2022
Student Athletic Senate President Rohin Inani hands out MVHS-themed tattoos and lanyards at the football game.

Student Athletic Senate: Revamped

Looking at how the Athletic Senate changed after COVID-19
Chiran Arumugam, Darpan Singh, and Vincent Zhao
October 3, 2022
Senior and attacker Royce Wang aims to take a shot at the FHS goal.

Boys Water Polo loses 16-8 against Fremont High School

The Matadors take a second loss bringing their overall record to 4-2
Sameer Maheshwari and Darpan Singh
September 25, 2022
Teachers take on new positions

Teachers take on new positions

Examining how students and teachers adapt to position changes
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