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

Breaks, not burdens

Ellie Wang and Asha Wojciechowski May 16, 2024

It is the Friday before spring break, and across campus, the section of the agenda on the whiteboard in most classrooms reserved  for announcing homework or tests boasts a smiley face and a short message:...

Seasonal weather

Seasonal weather

Sophia Ma May 26, 2022
From heatwaves to rainy days, last year's summer weather was really something else. Let's hope it's a little more cooperative this summer.
Revisiting the holidays

Revisiting the holidays

Sophia Ma and Aashi Venkat December 7, 2021
Students and staff share their most memorable moments from the holiday season
Give Us a Break

Give Us a Break

Hannah Lee December 11, 2017
Students and administration discuss the placement of breaks in the school calendar
Campus Question: Why have there been a series of water issues on campus?

Campus Question: Why have there been a series of water issues on campus?

Chetana Ramaiyer December 19, 2016
With the recent construction, there has been many issues regarding the water pipeline system
Five anime shows to de-stress with over winter break

Five anime shows to de-stress with over winter break

Mingjie Zhong December 15, 2016
Anime Club officer Michelle Chang shares her personal anime recommendations
Homework Over the Holidays

Homework Over the Holidays

Mallika Singh December 12, 2016

With Mid-Year Recess right around the corner, MVHS students are ready for a break. However, not all students will get a complete break from school. Their teachers may instead choose to disregard the No...

Student stress remains the same after “homework-free” Thanksgiving

Student stress remains the same after “homework-free” Thanksgiving

Tal Marom November 30, 2015

s I was watching all my friends’ Snapchat stories on Monday morning before school, as I usually do, I was surprised. An overwhelming number of my friends were up until 2 a.m. or later finishing homework....

Unique family traditions emerge during Thanksgiving

Unique family traditions emerge during Thanksgiving

Shriya Deshpande November 25, 2015
MVHS students detail their annual Thanksgiving traditions and customs
The gift of voices

The gift of voices

Tiffany Lau December 15, 2009

Variations' surprise caroling fills the rally court Right after the lunch bell rang on Dec. 11, students were still walking out of their classrooms. But one group of students in matching grey...

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