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

A night to remember

A night to remember

Corinna Kuo and Kathryn Foo January 26, 2024

Sophie Minogue Corinna K. · Sophie Minogue SM: It was a normal dream at first, and I was walking around my house. And then I got into bed, and then I realized, ‘Oh, this is a dream, right?’...

An activist in San Francisco speaks into a microphone, protesting the 2023 APEC summit. Photo Courtesy of Ann Penalosa / La Voz News

Power to the people

Pranati Kotamraju and Corinna Kuo December 7, 2023

Stepping off the charter bus in Sacramento in the spring of 2005, AP Government teacher Benjamin Recktenwald gazed in astonishment at the sheer number of buses dropping off teachers from across the state....

Juniors Elaine Kao, Dylan Ngyuen, Lily Jiang and Ian Lin chat with each other during their Friendsgiving meal

Friends, Family and Food

Corinna Kuo December 2, 2023

Bustling around the kitchen on Thanksgiving, junior Jooha Kim helps her friends plate food for their Friendsgiving celebration. The air is full of excitement as she and her six closest friends open cupboards...

An MVHS varsity soccer player uses the turf to practice.

Back to grass?

Corinna Kuo, Michelle Zheng, and Eric Zhou November 3, 2023

With the contract for the turf fields of both Fremont High School and Homestead High School reaching its termination in 2024, FUHSD is deciding whether to keep the turf sports fields or bring back natural...

Implemented this year, the Wellness Room is designed to give students the space and time to reset.

Safe Space

Corinna Kuo, Brandon Xu, and Kaia Yuan September 29, 2023

MVHS implemented the Wellness Room in room C201 for the 2023-34 school year. According to Wellness Space Specialist Doreen Bonde, the Wellness Room allows students to reset physically and mentally when...

With a rise in COVID cases across the nation, MVHS students and staff have split responses on whether to mask.

Keeping up with COVID

Corinna Kuo and Kaia Yuan September 23, 2023

This past summer, COVID cases have increased by 95% in Santa Clara County compared to 6 months ago, due to new viral strains nicknamed Eris and Pirola, both of which are sub-variants of Omicron. Despite...

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