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

Taking careful precautions

October 17, 2022

Social Studies teacher Scott Victorine still believes the U.S. is in a pandemic based on the number of cases and deaths. "It's certainly a lot closer to being endemic than it is pandemic, but it's not...

Is the pandemic over?

Is the pandemic over?

Mikaylah Du and Megha Mummaneni October 17, 2022
Exploring why people do or don't take precautions against COVID-19
Student Athletic Senate President Rohin Inani hands out MVHS-themed tattoos and lanyards at the football game.

Student Athletic Senate: Revamped

Chiran Arumugam, Darpan Singh, and Vincent Zhao October 3, 2022
Looking at how the Athletic Senate changed after COVID-19
Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing

Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing

Jason Chu and Lillian Wang September 17, 2022

The California Department of Public Health announced that it would be ending its COVID-19 testing mandate for unvaccinated individuals in high-risk settings on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Starting Sept. 17, unvaccinated...

Bay Area’s rent prices climb during COVID-19

Bay Area’s rent prices climb during COVID-19

Sophia Chen and Matthew Yoshimoto April 9, 2022
How the pandemic has impacted rent, eviction and housing legislation in Cupertino
Recapping the mask mandate throughout the pandemic

Recapping the mask mandate throughout the pandemic

Sophia Ma and Kalyani Puthenpurayil March 16, 2022
The evolution of face coverings as Governor Gavin Newsom announces masks will not be required indoors at schools starting March 12
An illustration of the New Year Ball Drop. Graphic by Sonia Verma

‘This is my year’

Diya Bahl February 13, 2022
How COVID-19 shouldn’t be determining the outcome of our year
Tracking COVID-19

Tracking COVID-19

Tanish Mendki and Lillian Wang February 12, 2022
Exploring the process of managing cases at MVHS
COVID-19 through the years

COVID-19 through the years

Jayanti Jha, Minjae Kang, and Riya Ravuri February 11, 2022
MVHS community reflects on the impact of COVID-19 two years later
Man on the street: Moving forward with the Omicron variant

Man on the street: Moving forward with the Omicron variant

Jayanti Jha February 7, 2022
Examining the option of remote learning after breaks to stop the spread
Students and staff use various methods to stay safe from COVID-19

Students and staff use various methods to stay safe from COVID-19

Minjae Kang February 4, 2022
Looking into the different precautions MVHS students and staff are taking in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Shah treks through a clear stream in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Students describe their Winter Break travel experiences

Riya Ravuri, Features Editor February 3, 2022
Exploring how travel was affected by COVID-19 safety restrictions
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