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

In August 2023, the choir room was still undergoing construction. | Photo by Giljoon Lee

Deconstructing construction

Ten days before students returned to campus, the floor of the F building’s vocal music room was covered in bundles of Thermafiber insulation and piles of gypsum boards. The choir’s new practice rooms...

The majority of Cupertino is zoned for low to medium density housing, pictured in yellow on Cupertinos interactive zoning map.

New laws and housing element impact housing in Cupertino

Lillian Wang and Alex Zhang February 15, 2023
Community members share their opinions on the housing crisis
A drone shot of Orange Avenue pictures the newly constructed sidewalk. Photo by Alexander Chu

A new path to school

Megha Mummaneni and Kalyani Puthenpurayil October 14, 2022

Concerns from the community regarding road safety on Orange Avenue are increasing due to a rise in vehicular traffic and a growing number of students walking every morning. A sidewalk building project...

Cyclists use the separated bike lane on McClellan Road to avoid possible car accidents. Photo courtesy of the City of Cupertino

Bike lane separation on McClellan Road named “project of the year”

Tanish Mendki and Melody Cui October 24, 2021
Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Public Works Society calls the construction “a key step in combating climate change”
Construction in front of the tennis courts and main gym.

Back on track

Exploring the changes implemented at MVHS in preparation for a new school year
Urbanization of Cupertino

Urbanization of Cupertino

Anushka De, Devin Gupta, Andie Liu, Swara Tewari, and Emily Xia January 10, 2020

In a constant state of change, Cupertino has experienced drastic changes in terms of infrastructure and business from the influx of both workers and residents. Vallco construction has recently been reinitiated...

Construction goes on over the summer at Homestead HS.

Measure CC in effect

How bond funds are being used for construction throughout the district
Construction vehicles crowd McClellan Road due to bike lane construction. Photo by Anish Vasudevan

Construction delays on McClellan

Unexpected underground utilities issues push back bike lane completion date
Behind the bond

Behind the bond

October 24, 2018

For the past 15 years, the MVHS campus has seemed to be constantly under construction: new fields, a new cafeteria, new classrooms and, more recently, a new gym. Modernizing the school costs millions...

Senior parking is for seniors, hence the name

Senior parking is for seniors, hence the name

Mallika Singh February 1, 2018
Why senior parking is a bigger deal than what meets the eye.
Broken Ground

Broken Ground

Priya Reddy September 13, 2017
A glimpse at MVHS’ upcoming construction
Campus Question: Why have there been a series of water issues on campus?

Campus Question: Why have there been a series of water issues on campus?

Chetana Ramaiyer December 19, 2016
With the recent construction, there has been many issues regarding the water pipeline system
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