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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

Krish Dev

Krish Dev, Website Editor

Krish is currently a junior and a Website Editor for El Estoque. He enjoys traveling to new places and learning random knowledge about a variety of topics. He also likes to keep up with the latest in world news and technology. In his free time, he is usually watching videos, listening to audiobooks and podcasts, or playing videogames.

All content by Krish Dev
Three graphics from our news quiz put on top of each other.

Take our April news quiz

Test your knowledge of key events last month
May 30, 2022
Cupertino City Council member Hung Wei attended the festival.

Cupertino hosts annual Earth and Arbor Day festival

The City of Cupertino held its 14th annual 2022 Earth Day and Arbor Day Festival on Saturday, April 23
May 11, 2022
Junior Pramath Doddaballapur smiling and posing for a picture with fellow swimmers after the first swim meet of the season | Photo Krish Dev

Happiness

Finding happiness in sports
May 7, 2022
Rats have been found in and around the pipes that line walls and ceilings of classrooms.

MVHS faces rat infestation

Examining the impact of juvenile rats on campus
April 26, 2022
Jake Gyllenhaal and  Abdul-Matteen play brothers Will and Danny Photo | Universal Pictures

“Ambulance” drives past its welcome

Mediocrity defines most aspects of the film
April 25, 2022
Sonya Povalchuk and Pavel Demchenko share how they evacuated Ukraine.

Displaced by war

Ukrainian students share about their evacuation experiences
April 24, 2022
Portraits of the eight people I interviewed during my four day stay in New York City.

The humans I met in New York

Spotlighting eight people I met and interviewed while wandering the city
April 19, 2022
Sophomore Aditya Sharma poses with his family, who are all wearing customized Ralph Lauren polo uniforms.

Polo unites the Sharmas

Exploring sophomore Aditya Sharma’s journey playing polo with his family
April 18, 2022
The Apple Watch offers a variety of features that track activity 
Graphic | Irene Tang

Down to the bits: technology in sports

Exploring how MVHS sports uses technology
April 1, 2022
The Tell Me That Its Over album cover features Wallows on a roof with trees and a blue sky behind them.

“Tell Me That It’s Over” is beautifully bittersweet

Wallows’ new album contrasts gut wrenching lyrics with an upbeat production
March 31, 2022
Continuous Coverage on Ethnic Studies, updates on the development of the ethnic studies course at FUHSD will be added as new information is available.

Continuous coverage on Ethnic Studies

Following the implementation of the state mandated Ethnic Studies course at FUHSD
March 29, 2022
The Hudl Focus and accompanying app simplify the process of recording and sharing sports footage. Photo by Hudl

MVHS sports teams implement technology

Exploring how different sports teams use technology to help them improve
March 25, 2022
On March 17, FHS students evacuated classrooms and gathered on the football field due to a bomb threat.

BREAKING: Fremont High School bomb threat causes students to evacuate

Law enforcement continue to assess the situation at FHS
March 17, 2022
Official Poster for “Turning Red,” released exclusively on Disney+ on March 11.

Disney’s “Turning Red” puts an Asian spin on the coming of age experience

The third Disney+ exclusive film is a joyful yet emotional ride
March 16, 2022
The new bell schedule for the 2022-23 school year.

FUHSD implements new bell schedule for 2022-23 school year

Major schedule changes include an 8:30 a.m start and seven periods on Monday
March 15, 2022
The Matadors and their friends from the crowd pose for a picture after their win.

Boys Soccer defeats Milpitas High School 6-1 on its senior night

Seniors reflect on their final game with the team and look towards the future
February 27, 2022
Karen Maleski in 1978 and 2022, this year she returned to MVHS after more than 40 years.

Karen Maleski’s life of learning

MVHS alum and current long-term substitute reflects on her past
February 14, 2022
The Matadors huddle before the first quarter, discussing their strategy.

Girls Basketball defeats Gunn High School 69-40 on its senior night

Matadors sweep the league with a 10-0 record
February 12, 2022
Seniors Theodore Zhang and Keshav Balaji hold up their posters while posing for a picture with junior Austin Hwang. Friends and family created posters for the two graduating seniors to celebrate their final home game.

Boys Basketball falls to Gunn High School 52-46 on its senior night

Seniors reflect on their final home game
February 10, 2022
The Sounds of MVHS

The Sounds of MVHS

February 6, 2022
Cover graphic for Behind the announcements, graphic by Krish Dev.

Behind the announcements

Exploring how the morning announcements are produced
February 6, 2022
Portrait of Hiram Rhodes Revels, the first African-American in Congress.

African American representation in politics

Examining the milestones of African American involvement in government
February 1, 2022
Official flyer for the Interdisciplinary Research and Project Design course, applications due Feb. 14.

What is Interdisciplinary Research and Project Design?

Equity Deconstructed rebrands and is accepting applications until Feb. 14
February 1, 2022
The storefront of Oh Honey Bakery in downtown Mountain View.

Dessert Detectives: Oh Honey Bakery

Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
January 29, 2022
Coronavirus illustration, different size viruses on a gradient background. Illustration by the CDC

COVID-19 surges for weeks following winter break

Understanding the increase in COVID-19 cases at FUHSD
January 24, 2022
Visualizing the COVID-19 pandemic in Santa Clara County

Visualizing the COVID-19 pandemic in Santa Clara County

Examining the county’s policies and their effects
January 24, 2022
Official flyer for the 2022 Cupertino minimum wage increase, Photo by Cupertino Wage Watch

Minimum wage increases as local businesses struggle with pandemic

Pandemic mitigates potential impacts
January 24, 2022
Sophomore Niku Sedarat drives the ball through midfield as teammates run forward hoping to receive a through ball.

Girls Soccer falls to Fremont 5-0

Matadors attribute loss to a lack of communication
January 21, 2022
Holiday-themed poster for Hawkeye, released on Disney+. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

Marvel’s ‘Hawkeye’ exceeds expectations

The fourth MCU Disney+ series is a fun holiday-themed ride
January 3, 2022
Seniors Shivani Verma and Esha Ramchurn stand in the front as MV Dance Team performs an in-sync whole team routine. Photo by Krish Dev

The MV Dance team hosts “A December to Remember”

Students perform in their first showcase since quarantine
December 25, 2021
Graphic by Justin Kim

‘Tis the season for…’

Delving deeper into this year's winter highlights and memories
December 13, 2021
Spanish teacher Molly Guadiamos daughters and family dog on the eighth, and final, night of Hanukkah.

Students and staff celebrate Hanukkah

The MVHS community shares its Hanukkah experiences
December 6, 2021
The main parking lot and outside of Monta Vista High School.

Grade distribution analysis from the first progress report

Staff reflect on grade centric goals and milestones after the the first month of school
November 14, 2021
The Eternals teaser, the film was announced at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con.

Marvel’s “Eternals” disappoints despite an eternal run-time and diverse cast

Oscar-winning director Chloe Zhao’s venture into superhero films is overwhelming
November 14, 2021
The storefront of Nox Cookie Bar in downtown San Jose.

Dessert Detectives: Nox Cookie Bar

Reviewing Nox’s popular menu items
November 9, 2021
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