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

The College Board announces new format for the SAT

The College Board announces new format for the SAT

Tanish Mendki January 27, 2022
Explaining the changes made to the standardized test
The cover for Lauvs debut album ~how im feeling~ featuring Lauv with six miniature Lauvs

How I’m feeling about ~how i’m feeling~

Oishee Misra March 9, 2020
Lauv captures the difficulty of coping with emotions in this era
Blackbear trumps his musical artistry with fifth studio album ANONYMOUS

Blackbear trumps his musical artistry with fifth studio album “ANONYMOUS”

Annie Zhang May 1, 2019

merging in the music industry in 2012, singer-songwriter, composer and producer Blackbear has graced alternative R&B enthusiasts with his heavy lyrical albums. Extolling the thrill of heartbreak, drug...

A vested interest: Art Club’s first meeting of the year

A vested interest: Art Club’s first meeting of the year

Priya Reddy September 14, 2017

As a way to kick off the new school year Art Club held its first meeting in room F103 this Monday, Sept. 11,  to introduce the club and the new officer team. In their powerpoint, the new club officers...

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Nathan Stevens April 17, 2017

As senior Christopher Chang looks around E203 for his fellow C++ members, he finds himself disappointed with what he sees. Getting ready to start their weekly informational meetings about the programming...

An Overview of the ACT

An Overview of the ACT

Mallika Singh April 17, 2017

uch like the SAT, the ACT, or American College Testing, has had a few changes since it was first administered in 1959. From small changes like allowing calculators to more drastic ones like completely...

Homecoming: A change to the year

Homecoming: A change to the year

Becca Zheng October 9, 2016

omecoming: a traditional American high school event dedicated to returning students and incoming freshman, along with a new start to the school year. Each year in October, one week is devoted to different...

Roots Christian Club prepares new plans for future meetings

Roots Christian Club prepares new plans for future meetings

Michelle Wong September 21, 2016

Co-written by Stephanie Lam The presences of new Roots officers aren’t the only new changes for Roots Christian club. At their first meeting of the year on Monday, Sept. 12, the club officers announced...

 Freshmen wait in line for Running of the Bulls outside the cafeteria on Aug. 12. Some students were not aware of the location change, but overall, administration and volunteers preferred the cafeteria over the field house. Photo by Elia Chen.

Changes to locker assignments and ID cards affect first week of school

Elia Chen August 15, 2014

  On Aug. 11 and 12, students arrived at MVHS for Running of the Bulls, expecting it to be similar to last year’s. However, this year administration altered several aspects of Running of...

Former Attendance Technician Calvin Wong became the new Financial Technician at the beginning of second semester. He was offered the position following Judy Ma’s retirement last semester. Photo by Colin Kim.

New semester presents changes in office staff

Colin Kim February 13, 2014

Changes in the office bring new responsibilities for Calvin Wong and Monique Balentine.   If you were recently late to class or had to check out from school to go home, you may have...

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