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

Roshan Fernandez

Roshan Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

Roshan is a senior and co-editor-in-chief for his school's publication El Estoque. He enjoys writing, reporting, interviewing and photography. He was previously a sports editor and a visuals editor in his junior and sophomore years respectively. When he is not writing for El Estoque, he can be found playing soccer or spending time with friends.

 

 

All content by Roshan Fernandez
Seniors Nikhil Bapat (right) and Gautham Dasari (left) embrace after winning CCS for the first time in program history. The victory over Bellarmine CP came after three consecutive CCS losses to BCP, most recently when BCP beat MVHS in the 2018 final. Photo by Roshan Fernandez.

Back to back: How boys volleyball overcame immense expectations

A year ago the boys volleyball team won NorCals, the highest possible achievement, and with that, the bar for this season was set — anything short of a NorCal Championship would be a disappointment. Winning a championship is hard, but repeating one — that's a whole different story.
May 22, 2019
Recapping boys volleyball’s CCS championship and NorCal playoff run

Recapping boys volleyball’s CCS championship and NorCal playoff run

A look at MVHS’ 2019 season achievements in a timeline
May 12, 2019
The veteran talk

The veteran talk

American studies project features veteran interviews
April 11, 2019
Street smart shortage

Street smart shortage

MVHS students' lack of street smarts will negatively affect how we navigate in the real world
April 7, 2019
Finding happiness

Finding happiness

Why we should be placing emphasis on our mental well-being
March 8, 2019
Sophomores Claudia Maldonado and Siddhant Patel present their argument to the rest of the Spanish Honors Society. Photo by Brandon Ng.

The language of arguing: Spanish Honors Society hosts their first all-Spanish debate

Debates allow members to increase Spanish skills in a variety of ways
March 1, 2019
Head of the game

Head of the game

February 6, 2019
Behind the scenes: MVHS boys basketball

Behind the scenes: MVHS boys basketball

How the team utilizes practice time to prepare for games
January 31, 2019
Girls basketball: Team overpowers Milpitas HS

Girls basketball: Team overpowers Milpitas HS

Strong all-around performance secures 53-43 win
January 28, 2019
Silenced on the field

Silenced on the field

Examining social issues in sports through the lens of MVHS students and staff
December 12, 2018
Photo illustration by Roshan Fernandez.

The mental game

The role of mental well-being in sports
November 21, 2018
Defining a sport

Defining a sport

November 20, 2018
Football: Team misses out on CCS after 61-13 loss to Mountain View HS

Football: Team misses out on CCS after 61-13 loss to Mountain View HS

Matadors blown out in final game of the season
November 8, 2018
Senior Karthik Guruvayurappan (far left) introduces Sports Analytics Club at their first meeting on Nov. 1.  Photo by Roshan Fernandez.

Analyzing the newest club on campus: Sports Analytics

Sports Analytics club holds its first meeting of the year
November 7, 2018
Students hand decorated skulls made out of marshmallows as a part of the Día de los Muertos celebration. Photo by Brandon Ng.

Día de los Muertos celebration held by Spanish Honors Society

SHS embraces traditional Latin American holiday
November 7, 2018
Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Middle blockers shine despite senior night loss vs. Los Gatos
October 26, 2018
Photo Illustration by Roshan Fernandez, Tyler Cho and Sarah Young.

Dream Theory

Experts interpret the meaning and importance of dreams
October 24, 2018
Homecoming game liveblog: Football vs Los Altos HS

Homecoming game liveblog: Football vs Los Altos HS

Play by play action as the Matadors look to improve their overall record to 5-2
October 12, 2018
Spanish Honors Society: Previewing the upcoming year

Spanish Honors Society: Previewing the upcoming year

SHS officers share their plans and goals
September 28, 2018
On the money

On the money

September 24, 2018
Helmet game liveblog: Football vs Cupertino HS

Helmet game liveblog: Football vs Cupertino HS

Play by play action of the annual Helmet game
August 31, 2018
The BIBs pose in front of a McLaren at Cupertino Main Street. Photo used with permission of Akshay Bharadwaj

Squad names: the story behind the BIBs and the Chads

Two friend groups share how their name brought them together
August 30, 2018
Lunchtime Legends

Lunchtime Legends

The competitive nature of intramural tournaments
May 23, 2018
Sportsflash

Sportsflash

March 7, 2018
Passing the birdie

Passing the birdie

March 7, 2018
Sports Flash

Sports Flash

December 12, 2017
September sports recap

September sports recap

October 1, 2016
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