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

Exploring the effects my mother has had on me

All I am

Anushka De May 30, 2022
Tracing the story of my mom and me
Seniors reflect on what theyve learned in high school

“If I could know one thing…”

Anushka De May 30, 2022
Four seniors reflect on one piece of advice they would give their freshman selves
Seniors in three Ss

Seniors in three S’s

Anushka De May 27, 2022
An overview of the Class of 2022 based on a sample of 175 seniors
The class of 2022

The class of 2022

Click here to read about the class of 2022's reflections about their favorite classes, their favorite teachers, their biggest fears, and the most important lesson they learned at MVHS, as well as senior...

University prestige is a crucial selling point for many parents. Why is that the case?

Much ado about prestige

Anushka De April 27, 2022
Understanding why parents place weight on the name brand of a university
Yang Yang Liu, MVHS alum 07, passed away in a fatal car accident on November 25th. She was a wonderful friend and vibrant member of her community.

The life and legacy of Yang Yang Liu

Jayanti Jha, Anushka De, and Michelle Chen April 26, 2022
Friends and family reflect on the impact that the MVHS ‘07 alum had on their lives
Anushka De (right) holds her California Journalist of the Year certificate with JEA President Sarah Nichols.

Anushka De Named California Journalist of the Year

Sonia Verma, Staff Writer April 6, 2022
Featuring El Estoque co-editor-in-chief Anushka De’s journey from her first year on staff to being named the California Journalist of the Year
Charitha Chandran and Simone Ashley star as two of the leading characters on the second season of Birdgerton

“Bridgerton” is another disappointment in Indian representation

Anushka De April 3, 2022
Cultural inaccuracies make for a paltry attempt at diversity
The state of Critical Race Theory legislature varies across the country

Let’s Talk CRT

Anushka De and Tvisha Gupta February 16, 2022
Opposition to Critical Race Theory prevents racial equality
Tiny Love Stories

Tiny Love Stories

Riya Ravuri and Anushka De February 15, 2022
Finding pockets of love within our community
Senior Manvi Kottakota blends her business acumen and love of accessorizing into her jewelry business, Kanak

Kanak by Manvi

Anushka De February 10, 2022

The first shipment of materials from her vendor yielded a slightly unexpected result for senior and small business owner Manvi Kottakota: a strong desire to not sell anything. Hours of researching, tinkering...

The symphonic band rehearses a piece of music a couple days after receiving it

From the music stand

Anushka De February 9, 2022
Listening in on how the symphonic band and Variations learn new pieces
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