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

The Shaikh family poses for a family photo

Unique Cupertino families

Different types of families in Cupertino share their history and dynamics
Graphic by Mikaylah Du

Auditioning for the Santa Clara Vanguard

Anika Sharma December 8, 2021
Discussing my feelings throughout the audition process

Siblings share about the dynamics of big families

Amber Milesi and Anika Sharma December 7, 2021

Until fifth grade, senior Asiya Shaikh and her family lived in a small house before moving to Cupertino. Everyone needed to wake by 5 a.m. and be out the door by 7 a.m. On school days, the mornings were...

Competition season is back

Competition season is back

Showcasing MVHS organizations in action
Graphic by Sophia Ma

My senior year expectations

Anika Sharma October 24, 2021
Evaluating the expectations I had for my senior year
Who are the Taliban

Who are the Taliban

Anika Sharma September 24, 2021
Examining the past, present and future of the Taliban after the U.S. withdrew from Afghanistan after 20 years
Lil Nas Xs Debut Monteros colorful and eye-catching album cover

Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero’ is a mixed bag with many gems

Anika Sharma September 22, 2021
Lil Nas X’s debut album is an emotional and fascinating ride

Everyone is perfect (except me)

Anika Sharma September 18, 2021
Explaining my struggles with insecurity
An illustration of the COVID-19 vaccine Graphic by Sophia Ma

Behind both doses

Anika Sharma and Melody Cui May 21, 2021
Examining the experiences of getting the COVID-19 vaccine
Senior Aditi Sadwelkar poses in her graduation gown. // Photo Courtesy of Aditi Sadwelkar

The graduation plan for the Class of 2021

Anika Sharma May 21, 2021
MVHS plans to host six in-person graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021
Junior Ronit Avalani and Sophomore Jiya Singh acts as Alice Walker and Jimmy Ray Dobbs

MV Drama’s virtual spring musical

Anika Sharma and Amber Milesi May 8, 2021
Reviewing the spring production of “Bright Star”
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
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