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

Seniors reflect on what theyve learned in high school

“If I could know one thing…”

Anushka De May 30, 2022
Four seniors reflect on one piece of advice they would give their freshman selves
The Class of 2021

The Class of 2021

Seniors reflect back on their high school experiences
Coming out of my shell: Awkward Advice

Coming out of my shell: Awkward Advice

Emily Xia February 6, 2019
Accepting and embracing my inherent clumsiness
Looking back: 3 MVHS reflect on their HS experience

Looking back: 3 MVHS reflect on their HS experience

Stuti Upadhyay September 28, 2018
Three MVHS alumni reflect on their high school experience, how it has affected their lives and what they wished they had done differently
Ways to deal with college rejection

Ways to deal with college rejection

Ilena Peng April 6, 2018

For MVHS seniors, much of March has been spent both celebrating college acceptances along with coping with college rejections. Although it may be easier for students to react to rejections by comparing...

A word of advice: MVHS seniors on college applications

A word of advice: MVHS seniors on college applications

Aanchal Garg March 10, 2018

Second semester means something different to every grade. While freshman get used to the routine of high school, sophomores enjoy the last few moments of peace before a hectic junior year. And while juniors...

Things I wish I could tell my 10-year-old self

Things I wish I could tell my 10-year-old self

Roshan Fernandez March 12, 2017

t's rather often that we find ourselves regretting our past actions, wondering what would have happened if we didn’t make that stupid decision.  “Oh no, why did I do that? I should have done this...

Celebrating Moms: Being their own teacher

Celebrating Moms: Being their own teacher

Anjana Melvin May 7, 2016

Co-reported by Tyler Lin and Justin Kim Being a mother is never easy, but sometimes interacting with kids everyday can help make the experience a little less intimidating. Being a mom can also help...

The way we love: Young love, parental guidance

The way we love: Young love, parental guidance

Chetana Ramaiyer February 14, 2016

Students often go to their parents and teachers for help with school or for practical advice. They might ask for help on a math problem or for help with an essay. But most don't think to ask for help with...

Sagacity: words of wisdom students have picked up

Sagacity: words of wisdom students have picked up

Trisha Kholiya January 20, 2016

Co-written by Mingjie Zhong. Beginning in 2016, CollegeBoard will offer a new version of the SAT with a revamped vocab section aimed to dissuade students from using flashcards to “memorize obscure...

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