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

Pranati Kotamraju

Pranati Kotamraju, Staff Writer

Pranati Kotamraju is currently a junior and staff writer for El Estoque. In her free time she enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, and listening to Taylor Swift.

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Student Equity Task force wraps up the year

Exploring how students aim to make MVHS a better place
Pranati Kotamraju
June 9, 2023

Saying goodbye

Seniors reflect on the last rally of the 2022-2023 school year
Pranati Kotamraju
June 8, 2023
The 2023 MVHS hurdles team and coaches pose after reaching the middle of the season

Jumping over the hurdle

How track helped me overcome my fear of failure
Pranati Kotamraju
June 8, 2023
Rohan Pandit who is executive director of Silicon Valley Youth Council delivers a speech to MVHS students

MVHS and the FUHSD Sustainability Commission hold its first ever Earth Day event

Guest speakers and MVHS clubs are invited to speak about climate change
Pranati Kotamraju
May 8, 2023
The MVHS team celebrates and poses for a photo after winning the game. Photo by Brandon Xu

Boys Soccer beats Milpitas High School 3-2 in an intense game

Matadors crush the MHS comeback with a goal in the last five minutes of the game
Pranati Kotamraju, Alan Tai, and Brandon Xu
January 29, 2023
Sophomore Stanley Du towers over LHS defenders as he shoots the ball into the basket. 

Photo by Stephanie Zhang

Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37

Matadors dominate throughout the whole game
Pranati Kotamraju and Stephanie Zhang
December 22, 2022
Fans often tend to idolize their favorite celebrities, like Taylor Swift or Ye. Graphic by Sonia Verma

Taylor or God?

Why we need to stop idolizing celebrities
Pranati Kotamraju and Gauri Manoj
December 16, 2022
You & me

You & me

The story behind students’ and staff members’ first best friends
Sophia Ma and Pranati Kotamraju
November 16, 2022
Senior Isaiah Dimaya is escorted by his family, junior Sai Patel, junior Ace Chow and Fremont High School senior Ana Vallejo.

Football loses 22-14 to South San Francisco High School on senior night

Matadors end their last home game with a close score
Pranati Kotamraju and Aashi Venkat
October 24, 2022
Anika Deshpande poses with her friend at a sorority event. Photo courtesy of Anika Deshpande | Used with Permission

Fraternity and sorority culture

MVHS alumni share their experiences with Greek Life
Pranati Kotamraju and Irene Tang
October 13, 2022
The album cover for “BORNPINK” has simple white background with pink fangs. This showcases the duality of the group with the contrast of the color pink and the fangs

“BORNPINK” merges the old with the new

Blackpink’s second studio album diverges from prior releases yet still maintains Blackpink’s essence
Pranati Kotamraju
September 30, 2022
Sophomore Jami Lim checks her schedule

Runaway of the bulls

Students and staff discuss the reasons for and the impacts of the cancellation of ROTB
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