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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Digital book formats have been made prevalent by the digital age.

Rewiring reading

Jami Lim and Lillian Wang November 1, 2023

Growing up during the advent of the digital age in the 90s, English teacher Jessica Kaufman considers herself to have had an upbringing sheltered from internet usage. While people shifted away from physical...

Members of the Future Practicing Physicians Network club show off their info board.

Student Life hosts Club Info Days

Amberly Sun September 23, 2023

MVHS Student Life Commission hosted Club Info Day on Wednesday, Sept. 20, and Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Rally Court. Unlike previous years, Club Info Day was held across two days. Student Life Commission...

The seniors and freshmen splash each other in the hopes of sinking the others boat.

Classes compete in annual Boat Battle

Sonia Verma and Alex Zhang May 27, 2023

Transcript: Hannah Wu: I was told someone was gonna drown and I want to see that happening. Voice-over: An inter-class boat battle was held at the Mona Vista pool during lunch on Wednesday, May...

Students in the stands cheer as MV Cheer performs a stunt.

Got spirit?

Anika Bhandarkar and Darpan Singh October 12, 2022
Examining the importance of camaraderie among students at MVHS
Asiya Shaikh (right) takes a picture with her older sister Huda Shaikh (left) on Eid. After completing the prayers, Shaikh and her sister participated in fun activities and ate from tables of food.

Celebrating Ramadan

Taryn Lam and Shivani Madhan May 1, 2022
Highlighting the experiences of Muslim students at MVHS
Junior Mulyn Kim holds up her six-word memoir.

Six-word memoirs: hopes and reflections

Taryn Lam and Tvisha Gupta February 8, 2022
Students write six-word memoirs that discuss their reflections on the past year and explain their hopes for the upcoming year
Photo courtesy of 
Olga Tutunaru

#BookTok: The rising literary community for teens

Aashna Patel, staff writer September 18, 2021

Last year sophomore Aya Abdelrahman found book related content on TikTok as she was trying to select books for her summer reading. After seeing a video of a content creator reviewing books , including...

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