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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Year in Review: Reflection on MV Saturday Night Live

Catherine May 24, 2014

Drama students look back on their changes since their first performance this year in MVSNL. Every year in the Drama department, each student starts off in the largest school-integrated production,...

Review: ‘Almost, Maine’ a heartwarming show

Review: ‘Almost, Maine’ a heartwarming show

Anjali Bhat November 10, 2013

With powdery snowflakes, a minor fumble and sentimental kisses, this rendition of the modern play is as endearing as the innocent romances it portrays.   Though it has been just a little more...

Academic Stress Seminar opens discussion on stress management

Academic Stress Seminar opens discussion on stress management

Namrata Ramani February 4, 2013

Peer Counseling’s Academic Stress Seminar teaches parents, students and teachers how to deal with stress. On Jan. 30, the MV Peer Counseling Club held its first seminar — a presentation...

Senior Sarah Baxter, playing Hollywood starlet Rose La Tou in Advanced Drama’s “The Curse of the Cobra’s Kiss,” speaks to senior Kate Mulligan’s Detective Jessica Maples as audience members watch. “Cobra’s Kiss” was performed in an interactive format, with the audience seated all around the action, similar to the “Shakesperience” produced by Drama earlier this year. Photo used with permission of Kim Saunders.

Drama: Murder mystery absorbs and delights with interactive setup

Amrutha Dorai December 17, 2012

‘Curse of the Cobra’s Kiss’ a priceless artifact. I helped solve a murder. Well, no, not really. It wasn’t a real murder — just the mysterious deaths of three characters in Advanced...

Students getting interviewed by local news station

Students and parents react to bomb threat on Dec. 13

Varsha Venkat December 13, 2012

Cupertino community is shocked by false threats sent earlier this morning. The vandalism which took place on Dec. 13 has already started to make an impact on MVHS students and the Cupertino...

Creating the connection

Creating the connection

Amrutha Dorai November 19, 2012

Students link support organizations available on campus to create community On Sept. 12, Saratoga High School sophomore Audrie Pott took her own life. The following Friday, students not only at...

Former Dean of Students Michael Hicks takes Assistant Principal position

Former Dean of Students Michael Hicks takes Assistant Principal position

Namrata Ramani August 24, 2012

New Assistant Principal Michael Hicks has known former FHS Dean of Students Nico Flores for about four years. They became acquainted with one another at the FUHSD district meetings, where they met a few...

Video Games: real stories from a virtual world

Video Games: real stories from a virtual world

Dickson Tsai December 10, 2010

Students recount standout video gaming experiences This project relates to content in the December 9, 2010 El Estoque Print issue. Junior Nick Kau, freshman Alexander Pieb, and senior Mohit...

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