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

Many concerts include pits, areas where attendees can stand close to the stage and experience their favorite artists up close.

In the pit

Jiya Singh December 22, 2022
Amplifying the stories of the MVHS community at concerts
A scene from senior Conner Yins music video for his song, Fall Asleep on Call.

From the soul

Diya Bahl January 26, 2021
Exploring the motivation behind MVHS students’ own music
Graphic by Annie Zhang

This is ________: Music and the human condition

From “Edelweiss“ to "808s & Heartbreak,” music is nestled within our day-to-day Zoom breaks, karaoke sessions and midnight adrenaline rushes. Read more about MVHS students and teachers’ nostalgic...

In a painting by Sophie Ye, a pair of geese fly above a river.

Stories of our art

A look at the visual artists of MVHS
Queen - live show in Houston 1977

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Who are today’s legends?

Tabitha Mendez March 4, 2019

Which is better, music now or music of the past? This has always been an ongoing argument between my dad and I — especially in the car when we rush to reach for the aux cord, determining who gets to...

Photo used courtesy of Creative Commons

The music never ends: Remembering SHINee member Jonghyun

Claire Yang February 2, 2018
The release of SHINee Jonghyun’s album after his passing
Artists of MVHS

Artists of MVHS

Aanchal Garg March 8, 2017

Art. Just one word encompasses so many different styles and methods. Art can mean creating a new recipe, sketching a TV show character or even painting your nails. MVHS has artists all around campus who...

Community bonds over artwork at the annual Art and Wine Festival

Community bonds over artwork at the annual Art and Wine Festival

Ilena Peng September 23, 2016
Artists share the story behind their businesses
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