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

Student self-expression through color

Student self-expression through color

Jefferson Le and Melody Cui May 27, 2022

Senior Eric Kim has pursued art since his freshman year, when he took his first formal art class at MVHS. Now, Kim works at an independent art studio and has been working on several art pieces, many of...

Graphic by Kripa Mayurweshar

What it means to dress differently

April Wang February 16, 2022

As a child, sophomore Lemon Liu was often mistaken as a boy, and even now, their appearance sometimes leads to confusion over their identity. She can recall multiple times when people used he/him pronouns...

What do I wear?

What do I wear?

Prisha Tiwari, Staff Writer May 12, 2021
Reflecting on how society has impacted my clothing choices
Social media influencer Leona Daugherty wearing Chans hoodie (Photo courtesy Leona Daugherty | Used with permission)

Quarantine projects

Irene Tang February 11, 2021
Students share various projects they have been working on during the pandemic
Evolution of style in quarantine

Evolution of style in quarantine

rom high fashion Parisian-inspired apparel to leisure wear, MVHS students have been changing up and expressing themselves through fashion while in quarantine. As students adapt to distance learning, their...

Child actors have unfair pressures and responsibilities placed upon them

The Famed Youth: Dehumanizing children in the entertainment industry

Emily Xia and Aditi Dixit November 24, 2019
We should support the personal passions and pursuits of young celebrities
Paid Pride

Paid Pride

Hannah Lee and Ayah Ali-Ahmad March 2, 2019

ouble tap. She scrolled through the endless posts of the outfits that her fashion inspirations and friends flaunted, making a mental note of the brands that they were wearing. Looking at her own closet,...

Sunday Project: Makers Market

Sunday Project: Makers Market

Priya Reddy March 20, 2018
The Santana Row Makers Market showcases goods made by local business owners in America
Seniors dress up at this year’s Olympic themed Welcome Back Dance

Seniors dress up at this year’s Olympic themed Welcome Back Dance

Bhargava Matta August 23, 2016
Seniors find creative and inspiring ways to dress for the Olympics-themed dance.
How much are you wearing?

How much are you wearing?

Cynthia Mao December 7, 2011

In one of the most affluent cities in the nation, nearly everyone seems financially well-off, but that may not always be the case. Oftentimes, an indicator of financial stability is willingness to spend...

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