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

Karen Maleski in 1978 and 2022, this year she returned to MVHS after more than 40 years.

Karen Maleski’s life of learning

Krish Dev, Website Editor February 14, 2022

Karen Maleski's fascination with literature began at a young age when she picked up books her mother left on the coffee table. Maleski became enamored with novels — including “The Jungle,” “The...

MVHS alumni returned to enjoy the Night Market with friends.

Cupertino Night Market

Devin Gupta, Managing and Web Editor September 27, 2021
Cupertino Chamber of Commerce resumes its annual Night Market after COVID-19
Armond Bigler and his roommate in their dorm. Photo courtesy of Armond Bigler | Used with permission

Choosing wisely

Gavin Hung, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Having known each other since middle school, MVHS alumni Hrushikesha Athreya ‘20 and Sreyas Dhulipala ‘20 decided to room together for their first year at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign...

Alumni Class of 2020 take on college dorms

Alumni Class of 2020 take on college dorms

Michelle Chen and Oishee Misra October 26, 2020
Exploring the circumstances of living on college campuses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic
Alumni Anant Singhania mentored MVRT in their first workshop dealing with applying math to scouting. Photo by Andie Liu

Monta Vista Robotics Team offseason trainings: a student-run experience with mentor support

Andie Liu September 27, 2019
MVRT alumni mentor the team in workshops to coach members on competition strategy
MVHS 50th Anniversary Celebration

MVHS 50th Anniversary Celebration

Jai Uparkar September 25, 2019
Alumni and FUHSD board members reflect on the impact of MVHS on their lives
Photo courtesy of MVHS Raas.

Same stage, a decade later: MVHS Raas on Spotlite

Shuvi Jha and Swara Tewari May 12, 2019
Students and MVHS Raas alumni reminisce on Spotlite’s significance
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
Can’t Stop the Feeling: Bhangra dancers prepare for their final performance

Can’t Stop the Feeling: Bhangra dancers prepare for their final performance

Shriya Deshpande May 31, 2017

ne team, one practice every Friday, one final performance for the school year: as the Bhangra team prepares to spring into their performances, they receive a final word of advice and a wealth of encouragement...

Varsity baseball coach JC Beeson poses for a goofy picture with his former MVHS baseball team.

Back at it

Akshara Majjiga March 8, 2017

en years ago, when JV baseball coach Shawn Voigt graduated from MVHS with the class of 2007, things were different. Without the internet, Voigt found it difficult to develop his skills and opinions with...

MVHS alumnus hosts summer rugby sessions

MVHS alumnus hosts summer rugby sessions

Om Khandekar August 22, 2016

For Bay Area residents who have never seen or played rugby before, that may change a lot sooner than many of them would expect. During the summer, MVHS class of 2016 alumnus Eric Crouch began bringing...

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