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

My first teaching experiences all began with speech. Illustration | April Wang

Lessons on teaching

April Wang, Copy Editor November 27, 2022

Honestly, I think I’m a good teacher. That wasn’t really something I ever thought I’d say. It still isn’t. Looking at all my favorite teachers, they’ve always been patient. Professional....

I started out in the Kennedy Middle School Speech Club, and in high school, became part of Monta Vista Speech and Debate.

Throwing away my fear

April Wang, Copy Editor May 27, 2022

I am, and will always be, an introvert. No one can tell me otherwise. Let’s face it, anyone who knew me in elementary school will probably remember me as the girl who was perpetually hunched over and...

MVHS Speech and Debate club showcases the awards it won

New club officers share their plans for the next school year

Minjae Kang May 26, 2022
Looking into the changing leadership in MVHS clubs
Competition season is back

Competition season is back

Showcasing MVHS organizations in action
Sophomore Madi Polidoro, senior Nabeeha Ahsan, senior Nila Katchapalayal, and junior Melody Chui pose for a photo by MV Fashion clubs booth.

MVHS holds Club Info Day

Jisha Rajala, Staff Writer September 13, 2021
Club leaders share about the importance of the event in recruiting
Club leaders share their objectives for the 2021-2022 school year

Club leaders share their objectives for the 2021-2022 school year

Exploring what’s in store for clubs as MVHS returns to in-person learning
Key Club volunteers make cards

Volunteering during the pandemic

Abdullah Memon and Minjae Kang April 1, 2021
How volunteer opportunities have changed due to COVID-19 restrictions
Clubs: Behind the Screens

Clubs: Behind the Screens

Student life is a prevalent aspect of the MVHS community. It's not uncommon for students to find themselves involved or interested in one or more clubs. Ranging from volunteering to foreign culture to...

Club officers from the Photo Club, The Art of investing Club, and MV Bookshelf.

Optimism amongst small clubs

February 10, 2021
How smaller clubs have managed to stay afloat during a distance learning school year
Photo by Claire Yang | Used with permission

Diminished club attendance during the distance learning school year

Justin E Kim and Abdullah Memon February 10, 2021
Taking a look at how various clubs have become inactive during the pandemic
Working hard: worth it?

Working hard: worth it?

Oishee Misra December 7, 2019
Refuting my previous belief that hard work doesn’t always equate success
The beginning of Animal Protection Society

The beginning of Animal Protection Society

Claire Wen March 10, 2019

Every time sophomore Pragya Kallanagoudar opened the front door, the cat was there. It was a gray and white tabby, almost a kitten. There were plenty of stray cats around Kallanagoudar’s house, often...

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