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

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
Bringing back Winter Formal

Bringing back Winter Formal

Claire Wen January 28, 2019

Scrolling through Instagram the days leading up to Jan. 18, MVHS students could see a bombardment of posts about MVHS’s Winter Formal from leadership students’ and MVHS class accounts. Promotion for...

Coffee with the Principal

Coffee with the Principal

Claire Chang and Tina Low October 26, 2018

irculating around the room, 35 parents introduce themselves to Principal Ben Clausnitzer. They sit in a circle with cups of steaming coffee in their hands, conversing casually, asking questions and talking...

Science Olympiad team selections

Science Olympiad team selections

Robert Liu and Jahan Razavi October 25, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, two weeks after their screening exams, Science Olympiad released team selections for prospective competitors for the different categories, including: biology, chemistry, earth science,...

Woodshop loses numbers

Woodshop loses numbers

Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Staff Writer October 18, 2018

In years past, industrial technology teacher Ted Shinta taught three sections of Woodshop. This year, he’s down to one. When the first-period bell rings, 28 students get to work on a variety of projects...

Spanish teacher Joyce Fortune, advisor, and club officers Maya Tate, Natasha Lee, and Stephen Migdal (left to right) talk about their plans for National Coming Out Day on October 5th, hosted by the Gender Sexuality and Alliance club. Photo by Dhruvika Randad.

A Gender Sexuality and Alliance Q&A with French student teacher, Marie Roy

Dhruvika Randad and Kat Pappas September 28, 2018

Along with the usual Q&A that introduced new members to the club, a special guest was introduced: French student teacher Marie Roy. As an incoming teacher for the new year, she believes that it is...

Science Olympiad begins team building

Science Olympiad begins team building

Robert Liu and Jahan Razavi September 27, 2018

With the start of the school year, Science Olympiad has began screening members for the 2018-19 team. A club dedicated to competition-level science, Science Olympiad members compete in various invitational,...

Finding the new in the old

Finding the new in the old

Anish Vasudevan and Ankit Gupta September 27, 2018

At MVHS, history is a subject that often gets overlooked as students tend to focus more on STEM related subjects. However, the History, Economics, and Politics club (HEP) attempts to put this stigma to...

Q&A with GSA president Ollie Venzon

Anjini Venugopal May 25, 2018
A member of the club for the past four years reflects on his experience
Woodshop Club holds first meeting of the year

Woodshop Club holds first meeting of the year

Roshan Fernandez September 15, 2017

s students sat down on wooden stools in the woodshop room during lunch on Sept. 12, club president and senior Anika Ramachandran and vice president and junior Rachel Lennen gave a welcoming speech to about...

Load More Stories