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

Ethan Kellogg

Ethan Kellogg

Ethan is currently a Junior and staff writer for El Estoque. He enjoys playing the trombone and playing video games. He is also a webmaster for the Model UN club.

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Staff shakeup

Staff shakeup

District-wide changes are implemented at the close of the school year
Moving on up

Moving on up

The teachers’ union implements a 10% salary raise
Ethan Kellogg and Eric Zhou
May 25, 2024
Physics teacher Michael Lordan talks with sophomore Michael Yeung about the physics concept torque.

Class of 2025 hosts AP Study Session

Class of 2025 officers provided food and teachers to help students study for upcoming AP testing
Ethan Kellogg
April 27, 2024
Badminton Head Coach Russell Okuno gives advice to sophomore Maxim Gutnik after his first set of Varsity 3 Boys Singles against Lynbrook High School.

Sounds of sports

MV students and coaches share how they involve music, pep-talks and cheering into their sports life
PE Teacher Jeff Thomas works out with earbuds on

Playing to win

The role music plays in athletics across sports and activities
Ethan Kellogg and Kaia Yuan
April 12, 2024
Sophomore Amish Tyagi watches his birdie midair after a hard hit while his partner, senior Daphne Huang, stands at the ready.

Varsity Badminton falls to Cupertino High School 19-11

Badminton loses a second time to the Pioneers
Shannon Yu, Brandon Xu, and Ethan Kellogg
April 8, 2024
Product Manager Loy Oppus-Moe presents a box as an example product. Photo by Ethan Kellogg.

MVHS hosts Career Day presentations

Professionals share their work experiences to students over three sessions.
Ethan Kellogg and Ethan Yang
April 3, 2024
Off-court champs

Off-court champs

MVHS sports depends on overlooked roles such as photographers, the athletic director, and student volunteers.
Athletic Director Nick Bonacorsi’s classroom is decorated with trophies, photos, and jerseys.

Directing with open arms

Bonacorsi plays a large role in many aspects of MVHS athletics
Ethan Kellogg, Kaia Yuan, and Ethan Yang
March 4, 2024
Senior and striker Arnav Mahadev kicks the ball past an opponent.

Boys Soccer loses against Homestead High School 2-1

MVHS loses after a tense second half
Ethan Kellogg, Staff Writer
February 12, 2024
Education legislation

Education legislation

California passes new laws to improve education
California media literacy bill signed into law

California media literacy bill signed into law

The new law recommends media literacy be added to the English curriculum
Lindsey Tang and Ethan Kellogg
January 27, 2024
Senior Jake Nakamura blocks an opposing player’s attempt to score points.

Boys Basketball beats Lynbrook High School 52-42

MVHS maintains a consistent lead throughout the game
Ethan Kellogg, Staff Writer
January 19, 2024
The California Reparations Task Force hold a public hearing on Jan. 28, 2023, at San Diego State University. Photo by Ariana Drehsler, CalMatters | Used with permission

Road to reform

Examining current approaches that foster change within the community
Senior Cara Constant winds up to throw the ball to a team member. Photo | Brandon Wang

Changing the game

Exploring the historical and current state of Reverse
Ethan Kellogg, Taryn Lam, and Brandon Wang
December 1, 2023
“Paint It Black” makes its exit

“Paint It Black” makes its exit

Marching Band and Color Guard hold final home show of the year
Ethan Kellogg and Lillian Wang
November 23, 2023
Hopeful Tendencies

Hopeful Tendencies

Examining the role that hope plays in the MVHS community

Hoping for success

Examining how success stories affect people's hopes
Ethan Kellogg, Staff Writer
November 2, 2023
Field Hockey falls to Saratoga High School 2-1

Field Hockey falls to Saratoga High School 2-1

MVHS loses to Saratoga after an intense game
Ethan Eisler and Ethan Kellogg
October 12, 2023
Growing Forward

Growing Forward

Examining opinions around self-improvement in the MVHS community
Which way to wellness?

Which way to wellness?

Exploring how online self-help resources compare to in-person resources
Ethan Kellogg and Stephanie Zhang
September 29, 2023
Numbers beyond the classroom

Numbers beyond the classroom

Student opinions on the real life applications of math
Crystal Cheng and Ethan Kellogg
September 28, 2023
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