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

Vincent Zhao

Vincent Zhao, Website Editor

Vincent is currently a senior and a website editor for El Estoque. In his free time he likes making websites and coding robots.

All content by Vincent Zhao
Senior Mikaylah Du poses  in front of a computer as someone who pirates content.

Movie marauders

Examining the MVHS community’s personal experiences with pirating movies
Samika Bhatkar and Vincent Zhao
May 30, 2023
Leadership holds its bi-weekly meeting to vote on policy, club and leadership proposals

Club crackdown

Examining recent developments in club behavior following Student Life Commission’s policy proposal
Just me myself and I

Just me myself and I

Exploring the bright side of not being in a relationship
Vincent Zhao
February 26, 2023
The players jump up in excitement as their teammate scores a three-pointer towards the end of the final quarter.

Boys Basketball ends historic season losing 78-55 to first-seeded Saint Francis High

MVHS’s Cinderella run comes to an end in the third round of CCS playoffs
Minjae Kang, Vincent Zhao, and Michelle Zheng
February 25, 2023
At the end of the fourth quarter, senior Dominic Kellogg walks off the court to celebrate the win with his teammates.

Boys Basketball wins in second round CCS Playoff game against Gunn High School 66-56

Varsity Boys Basketball advances to face St. Francis High School in the third round of the CCS Playoffs
Darpan Singh, Vincent Zhao, and Michelle Zheng
February 21, 2023
Deck of hearts

Deck of hearts

MVHS students and alumni play the love game
Senior Iona Xia performs the Ruan at a senior center. Photo courtesy of Iona Xia | Used with permission

For the community

MVHS students share about the community service that they do outside of school
Melody Cui and Vincent Zhao
December 16, 2022
Senior Alexa Baxter scores with a header off of a corner kick.

Girls Soccer defeats Capuchino High School 7-0

Matadors dominate in their second game of the league season
Samika Bhatkar, Yash Thapliyal, and Vincent Zhao
December 12, 2022
MVHS students with bad parking are often posted on the instagram account @mv_bad parking

Over the line

MVHS students share their experiences of being caught by anonymous instagram account @mv_badparking
Chiran Arumugam and Vincent Zhao
December 4, 2022
Senior Color Guard Member Katherine Chui takes her final stance at the end of the closer.

Marching Band and Color Guard shine at Tournament of Champions

Marching Band and Color Guard take first place in their division at their final competition of the season despite technical difficulties
Darpan Singh and Vincent Zhao
November 23, 2022
Who cheers for Cheer?

Who cheers for Cheer?

The cheer team describe their relationship with the football team and the community
Gauri Manoj and Vincent Zhao
November 17, 2022
Sophomores Kiana Mark (left) and Samantha Tong (right) block a spike from AHS. Photo by Darpan Singh

Girls Volleyball loses 3-2 in the CCS Finals game

Matadors place second in CCS Division II Championships for the second year in a row
Darpan Singh and Vincent Zhao
November 6, 2022

Lucky Numbers

Athletes share the stories behind why they selected their jersey numbers
Gauri Manoj and Vincent Zhao
October 14, 2022
Senior and setter Sydney Su goes in for a kill.

Girls Volleyball defeats Gunn High School 3-0

Matadors sweep the “Pink Out” game
Darpan Singh and Vincent Zhao
October 14, 2022
Student Athletic Senate President Rohin Inani hands out MVHS-themed tattoos and lanyards at the football game.

Student Athletic Senate: Revamped

Looking at how the Athletic Senate changed after COVID-19
Chiran Arumugam, Darpan Singh, and Vincent Zhao
October 3, 2022
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