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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Sophomore Jami Lim checks her schedule

Runaway of the bulls

Students and staff discuss the reasons for and the impacts of the cancellation of ROTB

MVHS Stereotypes

Devin Gupta November 16, 2019
An exploration of the stereotypes of MVHS in the community
MV Marching Band performs at one of their home games. Photo courtesy of Music at Monta Vista.

MVHS Color Guard and MVHS Marching Band perform at the 2019 annual Cupertino Tournament of Bands competition

Justine Ha and Lance Tong October 17, 2019
MVHS Color Guard takes second place and Marching Band takes third place at their second competitive event of the year
Junior Zara Fung serves the ball

Girls Tennis: The Matadors fall to Cupertino HS

Lance Tong October 15, 2019
MVHS loses 5-2 in the ninth game of the season
Boys Soccer: Varsity boys pre-season victory against Cupertino HS

Boys Soccer: Varsity boys pre-season victory against Cupertino HS

Becca Zheng December 6, 2016

he rain was quickly subsiding as the MVHS boys soccer team took to the field in their first preseason game on Nov. 30. The clouds remained heavy over the field throughout the game, but the team seemed...

Members of CHS watch the screen attentively as officer and junior Nathan Wong and Chinese teacher Kathy Wang make final adjustments to the movie projector. The film gave a glimpse into what life and society were like in ancient China.
Photo taken by Sneha Gaur

Chinese Honor Society plays movie at lunch to let students unwind

Bill Cheng December 15, 2015

he familiar scent of pizza drifts throughout A205 as fierce fighting takes place on the dimly lit screen. Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun Fat), the protagonist of the martial arts film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden...

Sue Gunderson, former Executive Assistant to the principal, succumbs to brain cancer

Steven Lim February 16, 2014

When Sue Gunderson left Castilleja School in Palo Alto in 2000, her friend Colleen Medeiros, who was the assistant to the Superintendent of FUHSD at the time, encouraged her to apply for the job of Executive...

‘Monta Vista Compliments’ was started by two MVHS students in early January 2013. The page aims to foster gratitude through the publication of anonymous compliments. Source: sxc.hu

‘Monta Vista Compliments’ inspires gratitude

Yashashree Pisolkar March 20, 2013

Beginning early January, a page titled “Monta Vista Compliments” circulated on students’ Facebook newsfeeds. The idea was simple enough: Using social media to promote positive conversation among...

FBLA holds first ever Baby Benefit Bash on Feb. 2

FBLA holds first ever Baby Benefit Bash on Feb. 2

Angela Wang February 5, 2013

FBLA chapters from MVHS, Homestead, Lynbrook and Cupertino High Schools raise money for March of Dimes. On Feb. 1, MVHS’ FBLA chapter, along with those of Cupertino, Homestead and Lynbrook High...

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Students hold counter-protest to WBC in CHS quad on Oct. 19

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Students hold counter-protest to WBC in CHS quad on Oct. 19

Yaamini Venkataraman October 19, 2011

Click here for video from the counter-protest. It’s the morning of Oct. 19, and the bright stripes of a rainbow-colored sign are a stark contrast to the four sheriff cars that are parked in Cupertino...

Stolen: badminton team member tells her story

Stolen: badminton team member tells her story

Aafreen Mahmood April 29, 2009

Sophomore Angela Gu gets her backpack stolen by CHS students during the MVHS vs CHS badminton team on April 9. Suspects in custody.  At first, it seemed to be an ordinary after school badminton...

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