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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

Jiya Singh

Jiya Singh, Arts and Entertainment Editor

Jiya is currently a senior and an arts and entertainment editor for El Estoque. In her free time, she enjoys reading, crocheting, playing guitar and watching way too many TV sitcoms.

All content by Jiya Singh

The Matadors prepare themselves in anticipation for Fremont High School’s offensive play.

Varsity Football loses 17-13 against Fremont High School

Matadors miss a game-winning touchdown in the final minute of the fourth quarter
September 18, 2022
CHS senior Rohan Tirumala went to UC Davis Young Scholars Program to learn more about medicine. Photo courtesy of Rohan Tirumala.

“The grind never stops”

FUHSD students continue their learning at summer programs
September 8, 2022
Jennette McCurdy poses in front of a backdrop of her recent memoir, ready to reveal the industrys dark secrets and her true saddening story

“I’m Glad My Mom Died” reveals the harsh reality of childhood stardom

Former Nickelodeon actress Jennette McCurdy expresses her heartbreaking past in a perfectly written memoir
August 23, 2022
It’s not really reality, but that’s OK

It’s not really reality, but that’s OK

Why reality TV Shows don’t deserve the hate they receive
June 6, 2022
Photo Courtesy of Bonnie Belshe | The chaperones for 2022s combined prom pose on the deck of the ship where prom takes place as they pass by the Golden Gate Bridge

All Aboard!

How MVHS staff use prom as a way to unwind from end-of-the-year chaos
May 26, 2022
A student hold up a sign reading Stop the Hate to represent to rise of  social justice movements, protesting, and social media in the past few years.

Wait For it

Why we can’t expect immediate change in social justice movements
April 30, 2022
The MV IASA officer team kicks off Spotlite on India 2022 with a welcome from President and senior Atmaja Patil.

IASA hosts first in-person Spotlite on India in two years

Diving deeper into the night of cultural performances
April 18, 2022
Graphic by Mikaylah Du

Guilt off the rack

Addressing the guilt students face from fast fashion
March 18, 2022
One of my strategies to release my stress was scribbling on a piece of paper, helping me be more at ease when I got ready for sleep.

The only one awake

How I learned to combat my inability to sleep
March 16, 2022
A view of 2022

A view of 2022

What MVHS students believe will be popular in 2022
February 12, 2022
The bathroom breakdown

The bathroom breakdown

Reviewing popular bathrooms at MVHS to find the best one
February 12, 2022
AP Exam fast facts

AP Exam fast facts

Taking a closer look at AP testing at MVHS
December 10, 2021
My parents sneaked a picture as I tested guitars in a music store this past summer, hoping to find my next obsession.

Enhancing my rockstar life

My journey with falling in and out of love with my guitar
December 8, 2021
One of the nights I spent crocheting the purple scarf on my bed for my moms birthday.

Gifting my time

Exploring the pressure of hand-making gifts
October 23, 2021
Photos by Michelle Chen, Diya Bahl, Ishaani Dayal and Jiya Singh

Campus opinions

Exploring the opinions students and staff hold about various topics around campus
October 9, 2021
Junior Aria Agarwal takes a nap on the floor during lunch break after getting 5 hours of sleep the night before.

“I only got 4 hours of sleep”

Exploring why students boast about limited hours of sleep
September 18, 2021
Construction in front of the tennis courts and main gym.

Back on track

Exploring the changes implemented at MVHS in preparation for a new school year
August 4, 2021
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