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

Lloyd Holmes Profile Photo

Lloyd Holmes: the new president of De Anza College

Devin Gupta, News and Web Editor October 26, 2020
Holmes shares his experiences with race, education and giving back
Why MVHS students take De Anza classes

Why MVHS students take De Anza classes

Roshan Fernandez March 8, 2017

ith course selection wrapping up for students of all grades, the buzz around campus over the past few weeks was all about what classes students would take next year. Honors American Literature or American...

Analyzing MVHS’s stigma against community college

Analyzing MVHS’s stigma against community college

Roshan Fernandez September 20, 2016

Senior Vincent Kao has heard MVHS students say "I want to go to UCLA." He has heard them say "I want to go to Stanford. Or Yale. Or Harvard." But Kao has never heard anyone say "I want to go to De Anza." A...

Middle College and College Now substitute socializing with college experience

Catherine April 10, 2014

Educational programs provide great academic challenges but sacrifice many social opportunities. Attending University of California, Los Angeles this coming year will cost incoming freshmen $24,589 not...

The Silic shirt cannot be stained by any water-based liquid. Alumnus Aamir Patel uses hydrophobic nanotechnology in his shirt, which is being funded by Kickstarter. Source: Silic Kickstarter project.

Alumnus designs shirt protected against sweat or liquid stains

Joyce Varma January 20, 2014

Aamir Patel uses nanotechnology to create the Silic shirt. After Class of 2012 alumnus and De Anza College sophomore Aamir Patel saw a viral video about the product NeverWet, a spray that makes...

‘Monta Vista Compliments’ was started by two MVHS students in early January 2013. The page aims to foster gratitude through the publication of anonymous compliments. Source: sxc.hu

‘Monta Vista Compliments’ inspires gratitude

Yashashree Pisolkar March 20, 2013

Beginning early January, a page titled “Monta Vista Compliments” circulated on students’ Facebook newsfeeds. The idea was simple enough: Using social media to promote positive conversation among...

The cultured life

The cultured life

Yaamini Venkataraman March 3, 2010

  De Anza College's Euphrat Museum of Art celebrates Silicon Valley in its exhibition, "In Between: The Tension and Attraction of Difference"   Cupertino may lack the urban...

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