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

Sarah Liu

Sarah Liu, Opinion Editor

Sarah is currently a junior and an opinion editor for El Estoque. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and eating.

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After senior Sydney Su saves the ball from hitting the ground, senior Krupa Shanware prepares to pass the ball back to the opponent’s side and continue the rally.

Girls Volleyball beats Overfelt High School 3-0

Matadors win straight sets in first game of the season
August 28, 2022
FUHSD implements free menstrual products due to new California law

Packaging the period plan

FUHSD implements free menstrual products thanks to California law
August 12, 2022
Its crucial that students take steps to better understand their limits.

Learning our limits

Understanding the value of balancing grades and homework with mental health
May 27, 2022
Stereotypes Podcast Part 1: Siblings

Stereotypes Podcast Part 1: Siblings

Discussing common sibling stereotypes
May 27, 2022
The community room on the second floor overlooks the redwood trees surrounding the back of the library.

Cupertino Library expansion finishes

Renovations on the first and second story open to the public
May 1, 2022
Paris Baguette’s interior is very modernized, featuring high ceilings, marble-like walls and the Paris Baguette logo in white lights

Dessert Detectives: Paris Baguette

Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
April 22, 2022
A large crowd of protestors march forward during a rally.

Black Lives Matter

Exploring how the BLM movement has changed things at MVHS in recent years
April 22, 2022


Explaining my guilt for not speaking Taiwanese
March 16, 2022
In 2020, Eileen Gu changed the country she was representing from the U.S. to China  when she was 15.

Eileen Gu skis over national and political boundaries

Investigating Olympian Eileen Gu’s decision to represent China
March 2, 2022
Community members favorite holidays are influenced by both their traditions and their cultures.

Celebrating the new year

Students and staff share which “new year” holiday they prefer
February 9, 2022
Juniors Julianna Kimm and Varshini Peddinti guard an opponent from passing the ball to a teammate.

Girls Basketball beats Fremont High School 45-34

Matadors remain undefeated in league with 6-0 record
January 29, 2022
Junior Phillip Chiu jumps up to shoot a basket with less than a minute of the third quarter remaining. Photo by Michelle Zheng

Boys Basketball loses to Lynbrook High School 53-41

Matadors trail a few points behind Lynbrook for the entirety of the game
January 11, 2022
During quarantine, I took up baking as a way to cure my sugar cravings.

Food is my friend (and foe)

Exploring how my experience with food has changed during quarantine
December 7, 2021
Its time to take action against climate change. Whats a better place to start than our textbooks?

Comprehensive climate curriculum is crucial

The need to implement climate change education at MVHS is more important now than ever
December 7, 2021
Senior Ashley Twu lunges forward to take a shot during a field hockey game.

Students share about coaching youth sports

Three athletes discuss the impact of being both coaches and competitors
November 16, 2021

[Video] Staying in the game

Student athletes explain how they balance academics, sports and extracurriculars
September 19, 2021
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