El Estoque

The exterior of the MVHS campus

Returning To Campus

Anika Sharma April 7, 2021
Analyzing the impacts of adopting a hybrid, in-person instructional model

Race in anime

Anika Sharma March 24, 2021
Examining how anime portrays Black people and the effect on anime fans in the U.S
A scene from Aligarh (2015)

Queer Characters are Absent in Bollywood Films

Anika Sharma January 23, 2021
Examining the lack of queer representation in Bollywood
Janya Bhaskar poses with a copy of her debut novel

National Novel Writing Month

Anika Sharma December 13, 2020
Exploring the experiences of MVHS student authors
Graphic by Kripa Mayureshwar

To Elliot

Anika Sharma December 5, 2020
Reflecting on Elliot Page and my own experiences with Coming Out
Tang poses for a photo with Curry at Warriors Basketball Camp surrounded by various championship and MVP trophies.

Strength in numbers

Anjali Singh and Anika Sharma November 1, 2020
Students recount their experiences as fans of the Golden State Warriors
Director of Marching Band John Gilchrist stands in front of Monta Vista, beaming  //  Used with Perrmisson

JOHN GILCHRIST: The new marching band director

Anika Sharma October 17, 2020
Getting to know John Gilchrist and his plans for the future of the music department
The Cross Country team runs laps around the track, while being socially distant and wearing masks.

Athletic conditioning

Anjali Singh and Anika Sharma September 24, 2020
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning
Akshat Debanth utilizes these dumbbells from home to stay fit.

Physical Education from home presents unique challenges

Anika Sharma September 13, 2020
Students examine the pros and cons of taking PE classes during remote learning
Sophomore Anika Sharma drags face paint down their face, using the colors of the non-binary and LGBTQ flags.

They/them: Students share their experiences with they/them pronouns

Alyssa Hui and Annie Zhang February 7, 2020
What Merriam-Webster's 2020 Word of the Year means to the MVHS community
Eat, pray, jam

Eat, pray, jam

Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community prepare for games and practices
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