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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

Photo courtesy of Riya Ranjan

MVHS senior wins 3rd in national essay competition

Jefferson Le December 9, 2021

Senior Riya Ranjan won third place, with special jury distinction, in the 2021 David McCullough Essay Contest on Sept, 26, winning $1,000 in scholarship money.  Over 70 high school juniors and seniors...

MV Robotics Club competes in Cal Games

MV Robotics Club competes in Cal Games

Melody Cui and Krish Dev October 31, 2021
MVRT competes in its first competition since COVID-19
Competition season is back

Competition season is back

Showcasing MVHS organizations in action
Sundar family poses for a photo at an amusement park

Poetry

Abdullah Memon March 23, 2021
Junior Lavi Sundar’s journey with Poetry Competitions
Senior Tae Kyu Kim studies with his friends for an upcoming AP Calculus BC test.

Competition culture

Prisha Tiwari, Staff Writer January 23, 2021
Examining how students and teachers view competition at MVHS
Performative nonprofits: the good and the bad

Performative nonprofits: the good and the bad

Jefferson Le, News Editor October 28, 2020
Many student-run unofficial nonprofits are a result of the Silicon Valley’s competitive atmosphere
Modeling the future: MVHS students advance to finalist symposium for national mathematical modeling competition

Modeling the future: MVHS students advance to finalist symposium for national mathematical modeling competition

Brian Xu April 10, 2020

Each year, the Actuarial Foundation hosts the Modeling the Future (MTF) Challenge, a competition for high school students centered around analyzing data through mathematical models. Junior Parth Asawa,...

MVRT rookies cheer for the team.

MVHS seniors reflect on their wins at LA North Regional

Andie Liu March 11, 2020
MVRT reaches finals and qualifies for the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Championship in April
Whats in your bag?

What’s in your bag?

Hannah Lee March 11, 2020
Dancer Ariyal Jain shares some of her essentials
Growing pains

Growing pains

Sreya Kumar October 6, 2019
The downfalls of growing up in the Singaporean education system
The incremental successes: Monta Vista Robotics Team season recap

The incremental successes: Monta Vista Robotics Team season recap

Rana Aghababazadeh and Brandon Ng May 24, 2019

During the summer before each school year, the Monta Vista Robotics Team (MVRT) hosts a program called Head Start, in which incoming underclassmen learn the necessary skills to join the team; these skills...

Stepping stones to a Mock Trial competition

Stepping stones to a Mock Trial competition

Jasmine Lee September 27, 2018

efore evening trainings begin, Mock Trial officers hosted their second member meeting in D202 where students shared out their points that could potentially assist the prosecutor and defender in their favor...

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