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

Graphic by Michelle Zheng

Age in Sports

Exploring the athletic experiences of different age groups and the effects of age on one's journey in sports and coaching style
Freshman Gillie Ross kneels on the ice at a hockey game.

Starting young

Crystal Cheng November 9, 2022
Describing community members’ experiences with starting sports as children
Construction vehicles are parked at the previous pond area of Memorial Park, one of the Cupertino parks undergoing refurbishment.

Cupertino implements city park renovation projects

Crystal Cheng and Lauren Chuu November 6, 2022
Jollyman and Memorial Parks undergo remodeling

Justifying different mindsets about college

Crystal Cheng and Jisha Rajala October 7, 2022
Discussing the pros and cons of idolizing college
The sun shines on a hot day at the entrance of the MVHS campus.

Heat wave blankets Cupertino

Crystal Cheng and Lauren Chuu October 1, 2022
Investigating the effects of high temperatures on students and staff at MVHS
Dancing on a deadline

Dancing on a deadline

Crystal Cheng and Lillian Wang June 1, 2022
MVHS dance groups prepare for their spring showcase
A member of El Estoque throws a shot put while wrapped in caution tape.

Taking precautions

Mira Wagner and Crystal Cheng May 27, 2022
Students examine the risks they take in playing sports while participating in other activities
Caramel forms the shape of a croissant as he curls up on top of a grand piano to take a nap.

Developing a kinship

Crystal Cheng April 23, 2022
Learning to love the things I didn’t think I could
FUHSD’s new schedule for 2022-23 school year adopts mandatory delayed start time

FUHSD’s new schedule for 2022-23 school year adopts mandatory delayed start time

Crystal Cheng and Matthew Yoshimoto April 17, 2022
Exploring decisions behind the schedule and its response from the community
Sophomore Katherine Li plays the vibraphone as a member of the Front Ensemble at Marching Band’s last run-through of their Fall 2021 Show.

Diving into the double threat

Crystal Cheng March 19, 2022
MVHS students explain how they take two performing arts electives
Polly Bove poses, smiling at the camera in her most recent headshot.

Bidding farewell to Bove

Crystal Cheng March 17, 2022
Superintendent Bove reflects on her career at FUHSD
A violinist, a saxophone player, and a pianist describe how they balance schoolwork and staying motivated to practice.

Listening in on the music of practice

Crystal Cheng February 11, 2022
How musicians at MVHS approach their craft
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