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

Dont ask questions

Don’t ask questions

Tvisha Gupta and Anna Jerolimov November 15, 2022
How the American school system discourages curiosity
Graphic by Michelle Zheng

Age in Sports

Exploring the athletic experiences of different age groups and the effects of age on one's journey in sports and coaching style
AP Biology teacher Renee Fallon encounters a marina iguana in one of her scuba diving trips. Photo courtesy of Renee Fallon

Not slowing down

Anna Jerolimov and Michelle Zheng November 8, 2022
Community members discuss how the way they play sports has changed throughout the years
The team celebrates after winning the final point in the fourth set, defeating HHS 3-1.

Varsity Girls Volleyball beats Hillsdale High School 3-1 in the CCS Semifinals

Meggie Chen, Anna Jerolimov, and Michelle Zheng November 4, 2022
Matadors advance to the CCS Finals against Aragon High School on Nov. 5
Senior Anna Jerolimov maintains possession of the ball as she tries to find an opening to pass the ball to her teammates. Photo by Michelle Zheng

Varsity Field Hockey loses 2-0 to Valley Christian High School on its senior night

Arjun Dhruv, Lily Jiang, and Michelle Zheng October 31, 2022
Seniors reflect on their performance throughout the season and convey their thoughts on the team’s future
What can we do?

What can we do?

Melody Cui and Anna Jerolimov October 14, 2022
Coming to terms with the individual impact we have on combating climate change
Sophomore Tvisha Jain dribbles the ball up the right side of the field before passing the ball upfield.

Varsity Field Hockey defeats Wilcox High School 3-0

Krish Dev and Alyssa Yang September 17, 2022

  Varsity Field Hockey defeated Wilcox High School 3-0 on Sept. 14 during its official first league game at home. MVHS maintained a strong offense throughout the game. After junior Zoe ​​Handelsman...

Sophomore Jami Lim checks her schedule

Runaway of the bulls

Students and staff discuss the reasons for and the impacts of the cancellation of ROTB
50 Questions with Zoey Liu

50 Questions with Zoey Liu

Anna Jerolimov, Gauri Manoj, and Mira Wagner May 30, 2022
In the 19th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Zoey Liu 50 questions
Calling to communicate

Calling to communicate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqh8O-YZoiE “It feels more personal.” English teacher Megan Choate finds calling to be a more connected method of communication because it allows her to hear the...

Like Sophomore Esther Suh, many individuals utilize messaging platforms to connect with others for reasons ranging from talking to friends and family to work related purposes.

Connected through texting

“LOLLL.”  Sophomore Esther Suh sends this short message, responding to a hilarious remark from a friend. Yet the extreme enthusiasm that she displays by adding capital “L”s to the “laugh...

Sophomore Yotaro Sato pitches the ball during the second inning of the game against Saratoga High School on March 24, which they lost 13-1.

Spring season sports recap

Showcasing games and practices from MVHS’s spring season sports teams
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