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

Suraj Gangaram, Staff Writer

Suraj is currently a senior and staff writer for El Estoque. He is team captain of his local community robotics team, the Popcorn Penguins (#6238) and a varsity member of the MVHS Track & Field team. In his free time, he enjoys tracking the stock market, building just about anything he can get his hands on, and going mountain driving.

All content by Suraj Gangaram
Senior Rohan Shah sets up for a free throw as the teams deficit decreases in the second half. Photo by Elena Khan

MVHS Boys Basketball defeats Fremont High School 52-50

MVHS comes back strong after ending their first half with a 16 point deficit
May 30, 2021
Subbing Out

Subbing Out

Seniors reflect on their time as athletes on MVHS sports teams
May 21, 2021
Season of memories

Season of memories

Coaches reflect on journeys with their graduating seniors
May 20, 2021
Warming up: Reopening sports at MVHS

Warming up: Reopening sports at MVHS

Examining how athletes, coaches and administration have adapted to the pandemic
April 1, 2021
A photo of Trump giving a speech in 2020. | Photo from CNN

Trump and COVID-19 vaccines

How the former president’s attitude is holding the nation back from coming out of the pandemic
March 27, 2021
A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps card sold for $5.2 million in November of 2020. | Photo from  Hypebeast

Card craze

Analyzing the rise of collecting and reselling sports trading cards over the pandemic as well as advancements in the industry.
March 14, 2021
What’s in store for Biden and Harris

What’s in store for Biden and Harris

Taking a look at the plans for the next four years under the Biden administration
December 22, 2020
Graphic by Sophia Chen

A throwback to childhood trends

Students reminisce on nostalgic toys and trends from their childhood from the past two decades
October 30, 2020
College in COVID-19

College in COVID-19

Exploring the various ways the pandemic affects colleges and the application process
October 26, 2020
Taking the test: COVID-19 edition

Taking the test: COVID-19 edition

Exploring the importance of the SAT and ACT during a pandemic
October 20, 2020
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Breonna Taylor deserves better social media representation

The circulation of memes and other social media gimmicks leads to a jaded population in response to Breonna Taylor’s death
September 26, 2020
Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic

Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic

Examining various perspectives about instruction through a screen
September 19, 2020
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