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

Class of 2023 works on their Skit Decs.

Leaders grapple with COVID-19 restrictions

Jefferson Le September 25, 2021

Despite the cancellation of the Welcome Back and Homecoming Dances by the FUHSD district board due to safety concerns regarding COVID-19, both Associated Student Body council and student class councils...

Care to Dance?

Care to Dance?

Stuti Upadhyay March 13, 2019

Red, green and blue lights pulse off the walls. Crowds of students jump and thrash their arms in the air, yelling lyrics to the newest Post Malone song. The air is sticky and stifling from bodies packed...

A closer look at the real problem when it comes to dirty dancing

Ankita Tejwani September 26, 2012

Freaking is acceptable ― but only if you do it the right way. Freaking has always been controversial at MVHS, but in the battle between students and administration, a major group is discountedó...

Know it now: Communication, dances and graduation

Know it now: Communication, dances and graduation

Akshay Agrawal December 9, 2011

After soliciting questions concerning change at MVHS from readers, El Estoque sought answers from Dean of Students Michael Hicks and 2012 class officers. In the following videos, Hicks speaks to student-administration...

The DJ plays music for students at Winter Ball 2010. Photo by Jackie Barr.

Winter Ball and Farewell Dance run risk of being cut

Gisella Joma September 25, 2011

  Winter Ball and the Farewell dance are on the brink of final elimination. Due to low attendance, administration discussed the removal of both dances for the 2011-2012 school year. The Farewell...

Freshmen need to move on past middle school dances, and join the big kid table of high school dances

Stop complaining, start dancing

Megan Jones September 6, 2011

The beginning of high school is a fresh start. Away from those middle school years of puberty, awkwardness and drama, and into high school with its more mature, more dignified outlook on life....

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