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

Giljoon Lee

Giljoon Lee, Staff Writer

Giljoon Lee is a sophomore and a staff writer for El Estoque. He serves as a danger to himself and his wallet whenever he enters a bookstore. He writes autofiction about automobiles, occasionally.

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Stanford students and community members create protest art projects to advocate for divestment.

Universal unrest

College protesters intensify discourse on the Israel-Hamas war
Giljoon Lee, Lillian Wang, and Alyssa Yang
May 23, 2024
A life-saving spray

A life-saving spray

Taking a look into essential information on Narcan and its role in combating opioid overdoses
Giljoon Lee and Stella Petzova
May 23, 2024

Pedestrian protectors

Discussing the role of crossing guards in student safety
Jillian Ju, Sophia D'Sa, and Giljoon Lee
May 18, 2024
Quantity versus quality

Quantity versus quality

El Estoque’s Arts & Entertainment section explores the differing opinions regarding quantity vs. quality
Monta Vista students often participate in a large amount of extracurriculars.

Extra Extracurriculars

Students and staff discuss the importance of quality in extracurriculars
Giljoon Lee and April Wang
April 11, 2024
A total solar eclipse was partially visible on Monday morning. At its peak, approximately 35% of the sun was obscured.

MVHS students and staff see part of a total eclipse

Solar eclipse covers most of the US
Giljoon Lee and Alyssa Yang
April 10, 2024
Love Lies Bleeding brilliantly potrays complex themes of pain, identity, and love. Photo | Anna Kooris / A24

‘Love Lies Bleeding’ oozes with carnal tension and heart

Director Rose Glass’s refreshing take on the noir genre tackles impulse and intimacy with power
Jillian Ju and Giljoon Lee
March 27, 2024
Tiktok tunes

Tiktok tunes

Students weigh in on how social media sets a new standard for mainstream music
Giljoon Lee and Asha Wojciechowski
March 6, 2024
Senior William Zhang is a composer who has written two pieces for the MV Chamber Orchestra at concerts.

The will for music

Senior William Zhang discusses his passion for music composition
Giljoon Lee and Lillian Wang
March 6, 2024
Service and self

Service and self

Students and staff share military aspirations and experiences
Giljoon Lee and Dahlia Schilling
January 25, 2024
Senior and guard Jake Nakamura avoids opponents while dribbling the ball down the court.

Varsity Boys Basketball loses to Saratoga High School 52-50 in a close match

The Matadors maintain a nearly even score up until the last few seconds

Bad art and the room to improve

Exploring what it means to make “bad art”
Jillian Ju and Giljoon Lee
December 2, 2023
Sophomore Margaux Hideliza Mojica works on their math homework assignment.

Divided mathematics

FUHSD considers the implementation of newly released California Mathematics Framework
Giljoon Lee
November 7, 2023
Junior Samantha Tong (left) and sophomore Chloe Chen (right) block an incoming spike from LGHS.

Girls Volleyball falls to Los Gatos High School 3-2

Girls Volleyball played an intense match against Los Gatos High coming down to a five-set game
FUHSD parents Rosario Rivera and Claudia Camacho listen to a live Spanish translation during the Boards Sept. 19 pre-mapping public hearing.

Facing north

Exploring how transitioning to By-Trustee-Area elections will affect FUHSD in North Sunnyvale
Giljoon Lee, Shannon Yu, Ellie Wang, and Alyssa Yang
September 30, 2023
In August 2023, the choir room was still undergoing construction. | Photo by Giljoon Lee

Deconstructing construction

Breaking down school construction projects and how they impact MVHS staff
Principal Ben Clausnitzer responds to a student’s question at FUHSD Journalism Camp.

Principal Ben Clausnitzer named JEA 2023 administrator of the year

Journalism Education Association recognizes Clausnitzer’s support for journalism
Jason Chu and Giljoon Lee
August 24, 2023
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