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

Junior and El Estoque Features editor Dahlia Schilling enters data into TimelineJS, one of the multimedia tools El Estoque uses for its online content. Photo | Alyssa Yang

El Estoque named NSPA finalists in 11 categories

Alyssa Yang August 29, 2023
National Scholastic Press Association honors MVHS news publication
I am a collage of all the people I’ve met before and all that I’ve held important to me in the past, and that is something that will never change.


Anna Jerolimov May 30, 2023
Coming to terms with my fear of change
I think you should...

I think you should…

Exploring the MVHS community's opinions on giving and receiving advice
Junior Myles Vongnakhone and senior Lance Fuchia laugh as Fuchia receives his senior speech.

Badminton secures a 20-10 win over Wilcox High School on its senior night

Anna Jerolimov and Kalyani Puthenpurayil April 17, 2023

Varsity Badminton defeated Wilcox High School 20-10 in its senior night match on Thursday, April 13. The Boys and Girls Singles players dominated their competition, winning all six matches and earning...

The ideal of the American Dream is that of a country with equal opportunity for success — where anyone can have the life they want if they try hard enough to get it.

The American Dream

Anna Jerolimov and Irene Tang April 14, 2023
Examining the immigration stories of MVHS parents
Senior Belen Demlew applies makeup. Demlews interest in makeup began from watching YouTube tutorials in middle school.

Balmdotcom: senior Belen Demlew shares her passion for beauty on her personal website

Anna Jerolimov March 21, 2023
Demlew posts about her personal experiences with skincare and makeup online in an effort to build community
Behind the scenes: MVSNL

Behind the scenes: MVSNL

Nameek Chowdhury and Anna Jerolimov February 16, 2023
Examining the process behind producing Monta Vista Saturday Night Live

Homemade Hipster: Banana Bread

Anna Jerolimov December 22, 2022
How to bake this simple but delicious dessert
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
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