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

Senior and shooting guard Vivian Ong shoots a free throw.

Varsity Girls Basketball defeats Lynbrook High School 53-45

Amberly Sun and Kaia Yuan February 10, 2024

Varsity Girls Basketball won against Lynbrook High School 53-45 on Wednesday, Feb. 8, in its 10th league game. LHS took the lead in the first quarter, with a score of 13-11, which continued into halftime...

Seeking sleep

Seeking sleep

Amberly Sun and Lillian Wang January 26, 2024

The DSM-V — the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, used by mental health professionals as a standard for diagnosis — lists 10 separate sleep disorders, the...

Graphic by Amberly Sun

Putting Pressure

Amberly Sun and Kaia Yuan December 8, 2023

Student A will remain anonymous due to privacy concerns. As junior Ali Malik scrolled through a news story on his phone, his eyes locked on a specific article and his thumb slowly swiped against the...

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...

An artwork titled “what color is it” by Christina Lou | The piece is a mixture of various colors of paint.

Capitalizing on creativity

Amberly Sun October 25, 2023

Architecture, visual art, animation, cinematography, music and film — the products and impacts of art are visible everywhere. The people behind these art pieces are often funded or backed by a corporation....

Press play

Press play

Jami Lim and Amberly Sun October 9, 2023

Marking the beginning of Homecoming weekend, MVHS's festive Homecoming football game gathers spectators from all over the community each year for a night of familiar homecoming traditions. The 2023 Homecoming...

Members of the Future Practicing Physicians Network club show off their info board.

Student Life hosts Club Info Days

Amberly Sun September 23, 2023

MVHS Student Life Commission hosted Club Info Day on Wednesday, Sept. 20, and Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Rally Court. Unlike previous years, Club Info Day was held across two days. Student Life Commission...

Hi Barbie!

Hi Barbie!

When senior Ananya Nadathur first watched the “Barbie” trailer that parodied the opening scene of “2001: A Space Odyssey” a few months ago, it piqued her interests surrounding the movie — she...

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