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

Lillian Wang

Lillian Wang, News Editor

Lillian is a news editor and a professional junior.

All content by Lillian Wang
Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing

Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing

At-home antigen tests and testing sites will still be available
September 17, 2022
Take our August news quiz

Take our August news quiz

Test your knowledge of key events last month
September 10, 2022
Plushies, pop-its, tote bags and action figures are amongst the many items sold at the De Anza flea market

The humans behind the De Anza flea market

Telling the stories of five people at the De Anza flea market
September 9, 2022
Over recent years. there has been a growing discussion about law enforcement and their role in American society.

Shifting opinions around SROs

Recent Student Resource Officer contract renewal sparks controversy
September 5, 2022
Dancing on a deadline

Dancing on a deadline

MVHS dance groups prepare for their spring showcase
June 2, 2022
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
30 minutes or less

30 minutes or less

Teachers discuss possible agreements on reduction of homework time
May 27, 2022
Deputy Superintendent Graham Clark worked as Homestead High Schools principal for 10 years before entering the district office. Photo courtesy of Rachel Zlotziver | Used with permission

FUHSD welcomes new superintendent

Graham Clark announced as the successor to Polly Bove
May 24, 2022
Diving into stan culture

Diving into stan culture

Investigating student perspectives on the K-Pop fan community
April 27, 2022
Study season

Study season

Juniors take on second semester testing
April 27, 2022
Evelyn converses with an Internal Revenue Service inspector after being given another chance to pay her taxes, having filed them incorrectly the first time.

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” puts heart into comedy

Two hours of multiverse chaos makes for an unexpectedly meaningful film
April 20, 2022
Teacher feature: Quarantine engagements

Teacher feature: Quarantine engagements

Teachers reflect on getting engaged during the COVID-19 pandemic
April 18, 2022
Senior Ashley Twu hangs out with her friends in the rally court.

MVHS hosts Neon Lights Dance

Students attend the first dance on campus in two years
April 10, 2022
Since the beginning of 2021, 156 books have been challenged across the United States.

Book bans are on the rise

Tennessee ‘Maus’ controversy confronts ethics of restricting age-inappropriate content for students
April 6, 2022
Monta Vista hosts first ever Spring Fling

Monta Vista hosts first ever Spring Fling

Freshmen and sophomores attend the social event
March 21, 2022
The Non-Fungible Takeover

The Non-Fungible Takeover

Investigating the recent popularity of NFTs
March 11, 2022
Examining the significance of the social construct in modern society | Illustration by Lillian Wang

Race: An indispensable myth

Examining the significance of the social construct in modern society
February 24, 2022
Tracking COVID-19

Tracking COVID-19

Exploring the process of managing cases at MVHS
February 12, 2022

Monta Vista shares New Years’ resolutions

MVHS students and staff share their goals for the upcoming year
February 9, 2022
Students celebrate their graduation by throwing their hats.

Early action applicants decline

Examining the decrease among MVHS seniors
December 7, 2021
Graphic | Lillian Wang

Debunking the Thanksgiving Fantasy

Rethinking America’s sugarcoated teaching of colonial history
November 25, 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
Squid Game characters Cho Sang-woo, Seong Gi-hun and Kang Sae-byeok (pictured left to right)

‘Squid Game’ is a horrifying yet enthralling depiction of human nature

Director Hwang Dong-hyuk’s latest K-drama provides a remarkable twist on classic survival game shows
October 6, 2021
Reflecting on the Run, Hide, Defend drills

Reflecting on the Run, Hide, Defend drills

Using humor as a coping mechanism for school violence
September 18, 2021
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