The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Time Out! Ep. 26: Stanley Du

Time Out! Ep. 26: Stanley Du

Aidan Ruan June 3, 2024

AR: Hi, I’m Aidan and welcome to Episode 26 of Time Out! Each episode, we will be exploring the journeys of various athletes here at Monta Vista High School. In this episode, I am joined by junior...

EE-SPN Ep. 6: NBA Playoff Predictions 2024

EE-SPN Ep. 6: NBA Playoff Predictions 2024

Samika Bhatkar and Jason Chu May 18, 2024

  JC: ​​Hey everyone, welcome to episode six of EE-SPN. It's been a while but we are back. I’m Jason Chu. SB: And I'm Samika Bhatkar.  JC: And we're here to talk about the 2023 to 2024...

Para-Educator teacher Tre McGill faces off against senior Elijah Kang in midair.

Staff beat seniors in the first seniors vs staff basketball game

Corinna Kuo and Aletheia Ju March 20, 2024

The senior class of 2024 hosted the first senior vs. staff basketball game on Friday, March 15, during lunch in the field house. Students and school administrators alike attended to cheer on their friends...

Junior and shooting guard Clara Fan drives the ball toward the basket for a layup.

Girls Basketball falls to Maria Carrillo High School 59-52

Varsity Girls Basketball fell to Maria Carrillo High School 59-52 on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Coming off as the Division II CCS champions, Head Coach Sara Borelli expected the team to play hard and showcase defensive...

Senior Tate Jun springs into the air at the beginning of the game to fight for the jump ball.

Boys Basketball falls to Saratoga High School 53-47

Shannon Yu and Yixuan (Joyce) Li February 13, 2024

Varsity Boys Basketball fell to Saratoga High School on Thursday, Feb. 9. With SHS taking the first seven points of the game — mainly due to multiple layups from SHS senior Brooks Overton — MVHS struggled...

Senior and shooting guard Vivian Ong shoots a free throw.

Varsity Girls Basketball defeats Lynbrook High School 53-45

Amberly Sun and Kaia Yuan February 11, 2024

Varsity Girls Basketball won against Lynbrook High School 53-45 on Wednesday, Feb. 8, in its 10th league game. LHS took the lead in the first quarter, with a score of 13-11, which continued into halftime...

On a higher level

On a higher level

Dylan Nguyen January 24, 2024

Senior and captain Carolyn Ruan passes the ball past an HHS defender to a teammate.

Girls Basketball beats Homestead High School 68-39 in an away game

Daphne Huang January 24, 2024
Matadors dominate the game throughout all four quarters
Senior and guard Jake Nakamura avoids opponents while dribbling the ball down the court.

Varsity Boys Basketball loses to Saratoga High School 52-50 in a close match

Lauren Chuu, Giljoon Lee, and Kalyani Puthenpurayil January 21, 2024
The Matadors maintain a nearly even score up until the last few seconds
Senior Jake Nakamura blocks an opposing player’s attempt to score points.

Boys Basketball beats Lynbrook High School 52-42

Ethan Kellogg, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, Varsity Boys Basketball won 52-42 against Lynbrook High School. The game started with MVHS gaining a 10-point lead with a score of 17-7 in the first quarter. LHS started to catch up...

Senior Matt Lau looks for an opening in the opposing team’s defense while dribbling the ball.

Boys Basketball defeats Ann Sobrato High School 60-44

Lily Jiang and Dylan Nguyen January 5, 2024

Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Ann Sobrato High School 60-44 during its fourth preseason game on Saturday, Dec. 30. MVHS maintained a strong lead, ending the first half 45-15. Though ASHS began to catch...

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