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

Para-Educator teacher Tre McGill faces off against senior Elijah Kang in midair.

Staff beat seniors in the first seniors vs staff basketball game

Corinna Kuo and Aletheia Ju March 20, 2024

The senior class of 2024 hosted the first senior vs. staff basketball game on Friday, March 15, during lunch in the field house. Students and school administrators alike attended to cheer on their friends...

FUHSD revamps recycling

FUHSD revamps recycling

Aletheia Ju, Staff Writer March 8, 2024

FUHSD started a student-run paper recycling program on Feb. 7 as part of a larger initiative, led by the FUHSD Climate Collective, to promote recycling at all five schools in the district. The program...

Is eating organic really that good for your health?

The problem with ‘organic’

Aletheia Ju, Staff Writer January 8, 2024

‘You are what you eat.’ We’ve all heard this saying before, said to us by parents, teachers or other well-meaning figures in our lives. What they mean is that health is dependent on a healthy diet...

I’m not taking it today

“I’m not taking it today”

Crystal Cheng and Aletheia Ju December 8, 2023

When it comes to students asking for extensions on tests, Biology teacher Pamela Chow acknowledges that it can be a slippery slope. Although she believes that her policy to allow students to take tests...

Monta Vista librarys fiction section contains a large number of romance novels, including Love Time Infinity.

The romance renaissance

Amberly Sun and Aletheia Ju October 30, 2023

Senior Prerana Dilip curls up on the couch, her head buried in a brightly colored book. As she flips the pages, a smile flits across her face as she becomes entranced by a heart-warming interaction between...

Last one, fast one

Last one, fast one

Aletheia Ju and Lillian Wang October 8, 2023
Behind the scenes of the Class of 2024’s Homecoming skit
Sophomore Monisha Preetham attempts to gain possession of the ball from an opponent.

Field Hockey wins 5-0 against Wilcox High School

Aletheia Ju and Megha Mummaneni September 13, 2023

Varsity Field Hockey won 5-0 against Wilcox High School on Monday, Sept. 11, in its first league game of the season. While the score was 0-0 by the end of the first quarter, the team quickly picked up...

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