El Estoque

The disappearance of the Monta Vista Cheer Team

The disappearance of the Monta Vista Cheer Team

Sophia Chen, Devin Gupta, Tanish Mendki, and Anjali Singh

August 30, 2019

“Strong ideals will never die, Hail to thee 'ole MV High!” MVHS students yell the last lines of the Alma Mater at each rally while members of the cheer and song team perform their routines. The spirit at rallies and sporting events is fostered through song and cheer — until this year. The beg...

Striking a Balance

Striking a Balance

Rahul Iyer

April 8, 2015

rowds of cheerleaders trickle into the auditorium where they will perform their routines before a panel of judges. The teams are immersed in anxious discussions, roaring laughter and boisterous small talk. In one corner of the room, however, the MVHS cheer team remains quiet. A few of the girls have te...