El Estoque

Day In a Life of a New Normal

Rachel Jiang May 16, 2021
Exploring MVHS during in-person hybrid learning
Picuture used from The California State University website

CSUs and UCs suspend standardized testing requirements

Lance Tong May 22, 2020
Exploring perspectives on how changes to college application requirements will impact MVHS students
Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert leans to the side after a play

NBA suspends all games left in the season due to COVID-19

Tanish Mendki and Leanna Sun March 13, 2020
Exploring the the reactions of MVHS to the suspension of the NBA season
A young Stiver poses for a school picture

Journeys: three roads that crossed at counseling

Anushka De, News Editor January 9, 2020
MVHS’s four counselors share the paths they’ve taken that brought them to the counseling profession

Secondary School Reports: Tips from the Counselors

Anushka De, News Editor October 12, 2019

In August, as the new school year rolls around, the rising senior class is confronted with a barrage of deadlines, one for each college application.  Students must face a barrage of deadlines before...

Boys basketball: Matadors finish 2-1 in annual Holiday Tournament

Boys basketball: Matadors finish 2-1 in annual Holiday Tournament

Pranav Iyer January 9, 2016

Dec. 29: Game 1 The Matadors had won three of their last four game and were finding their groove as they entered the Monta Vista Holiday Tournament. Coming in with a 4-5 record they had one glaring problem....

Boys basketball: Matadors fall to 0-2 after losses to Burlingame HS and Oak Grove HS

Boys basketball: Matadors fall to 0-2 after losses to Burlingame HS and Oak Grove HS

Pranav Iyer December 8, 2015

Dec. 3: Game 1 Story by Pranav Iyer and Aditya Pimplaskar.  “They were playing five on nothing,” coach Clay Stiver said. “It’s easy to get shots when nobody’s guarding you. We just didn’t...

Senior Golan Gingold tries to get the ball around past the defense. The team will look for him, as well as the other seniors, to play a big role in the teams success. Photo by Pranav Iyer.

Boys basketball: Familiar faces, new expectations

Pranav Iyer December 3, 2015

An 8-16 record. A fifth place league finish. One win away from a CCS playoff berth. These are marks that the MVHS boys’ basketball team do not want to repeat. This year, Coach Clay Stiver and the rest...

Boys basketball: Matadors run past Mountain View High School

Boys basketball: Matadors run past Mountain View High School

Pranav Iyer February 5, 2015

On the opening tip of the boys basketball game against Mountain View HS on Feb 3., the ball bounced to Senior Casey Parsay. He caught the ball and easily scored the first bucket of the game. In just...

Behind the scenes: Paraeducators create support system for student body

Behind the scenes: Paraeducators create support system for student body

Kristin Chang October 10, 2013

[dropcap1]I[/dropcap1]t’s Thursday morning and the tutorial bell has just rung. The classroom hums with the whir of rebooted computers, zipping backpacks and rustling paper. Some students tap on their...

Boys basketball: Keerthi’s double-double leads MVHS to victory over Gunn

Boys basketball: Keerthi’s double-double leads MVHS to victory over Gunn

Nathan Desai January 31, 2013

Having lost three of their last four games, MVHS has been stuck in a dry spell for the past two weeks. However, the Matadors were able to bounce back in their Jan. 25 game against Gunn High School, as...

Senior Alex Soong shoots a free throw in MVHS’s Jan. 15 game against Wilcox High School. Soong’s contribution of 11 points and 8 rebounds was not enough as the Matadors lost 57-45. Photo by Robert Sulgit.

Boys Basketball: MVHS loses to Wilcox, as star player watches from the bench

Nathan Desai January 19, 2013

Leading the league in blocks (1.6 per game) and rebounds (10.9 per game), junior Ramana Keerthi has shined as a post defender for the Matadors. However, in MVHS’ game against Wilcox High School on...

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