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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

Truffle Shuffle cofounders Jason McKinney (left) and Tyler Vorce (right) host an online cooking class. Used with permission

Cupertino Businesses in Quarantine

Cupertino businesses adapts to the unexpected circumstances created by the pandemic
Graphic of an ASB card used to promote ASB cards on school website found on Infinite Loop.

ASB card sales are down for the 2020-21 school year

Ayah Ali-Ahmad October 24, 2020
How Leadership, Athletics and El Valedor worked to increase ASB card sales
Photo by Tanish Mendki.

Rampant wildfires lead to poor air quality for weeks

Recently, wildfires have been rapidly spreading throughout the West, most heavily affecting California, Oregon and Washington. These fires are mainly attributed the series of dry lightning storms that...

Merch madness

Merch madness

Exploring four types of merchandise on campus
Juniors Eric Zheng and Daniel Kao perform at MV SNL with their band OvtaTvn.

Catching up with Music Theory Club

Ayah Ali-Ahmad March 13, 2020
Music Theory Club and their plans after their first performance
ODonnell shows off her two looks created for video tutorials

Painted horror

Ayah Ali-Ahmad March 11, 2020
The horror in special effects art
Andaaz captain and junior Akshat Rohatgi says the team has always been interested in working with Raas and Bhangra, as they are all Bollywood and hip-hop fusion dance clubs. This is the first time these three teams have collaborated for a rally performance. “I feel like we give back to the school in a way [when we perform],” Rohatgi said. “We just love performing in general at shows, and especially at rallies since we performed at the Homecoming Rally earlier this year.”

A photo recap of the Winter Dynamic Duos Rally 2020

Charlotte Chui and Ayah Ali-Ahmad February 19, 2020
How the 2020 Winter Rally changed to a team rally
Freshman Amy Wu plays air hockey in the arcade center.

MVHS holds casual Winter Welcome Back Dance

Ayah Ali-Ahmad February 4, 2020
How Leadership switched from a Winter Formal to the casual Winter Dance
 Senior Ethan Hu poses with one of the five boxes of macarons he brought to school on Nov. 6.

Château en Gâteau: A student bakery on the rise

Ayah Ali-Ahmad January 9, 2020
Seniors start a business online and around campus to spread baked goods
Students practice writing personality profiles in a NorCal Media Day session.

Journalism Education Association NorCal Media Day 2019

Brian Xu October 25, 2019
El Estoque gains exposure to other publications and professionals at annual journalism conference
Returning to the disco

Returning to the disco

Ayah Ali-Ahmad August 26, 2019
The Welcome Back Dance draws in students and local businesses
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