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

Stella Petzova

Stella Petzova, Staff Writer

Stella is currently a sophomore and a staff writer for El Estoque. When she's not doing homework, she loves to bike around Cupertino, paint, eat sushi, listen to music and pet her cat.

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Senior Samhita Kashyap transferred to MVHS her sophomore year after deliberating between multiple bay area high schools, convinced by its reputation of strong academics.

New kid syndrome

Transfer students address obstacles posed by a rigid culture at MVHS
Jami Lim and Stella Petzova
February 2, 2024
Cases of real-life tragedy are turned into true crime content.

Tragedy to television

Students and staff share their controversies with the true crime fascination
Ananya Chaudhary and Stella Petzova
January 26, 2024
2023 Year in-review

2023 Year in-review

El Estoque's Art & Entertainment section reviews popular media from 2023
Ananya Chaudhary and Stella Petzova
January 24, 2024
Many MVHS students use Pinterest to find inspiration for their aesthetic styles.

Picture perfect

Exploring how media influences MVHS students’ aesthetics
Sarah Liu and Stella Petzova
December 9, 2023
Junior and outside back Erin Handlesman arches her leg back to take a powerful shot at the soccer ball downfield.

Girls Soccer ties The King’s Academy 0-0

The Matadors draw with TKA despite multiple injuries
Daphne Huang, Liz Liu, and Stella Petzova
December 2, 2023
The FUHSD Board of Trustees holds a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Balanced voices

Examining the effects of FUHSD election system changes on MVHS
Jason Chu, Lauren Chuu, and Stella Petzova
September 28, 2023
MVHS facilities staff are taking steps to address the ant infestations MVHS has dealt with for years.

Getting antsy

Examining how ant infestations affect MVHS students and faculty
Stella Petzova and Alyssa Yang
September 24, 2023
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