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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Sophomore Margaux Hideliza Mojica works on their math homework assignment.

Divided mathematics

Giljoon Lee November 7, 2023

The California Department of Education published a revision of the California Mathematics Framework (CMF) on July 12, 2023 to “offer guidance for implementing content standards,” according to the California...

Journalists should be respected when voicing their opinion and not  censored

Protecting our voice

Abha Dash, Arjun Dhruv, and Gauri Manoj February 15, 2023

Protecting our voices “They don’t respect us as student journalists.” This was the headline of Daniel Pearl Magnet High School’s editorial after hearing that their journalism advisor...

Community members gather to celebrate the naming of the Bettencourt gymnasium at a ceremony on May 7.

Main gym renamed

Michelle Chen and Devin Gupta May 22, 2022
Honoring Harry Bettencourt’s 32 years of service to FUHSD
El Estoque writers pose playing Nintendo Switch | Photo by Shivani Verma

From textbooks to television

Devin Gupta and Shivani Verma April 27, 2022
Examining the impact of teaching through more modern, accessible means
Cupertino’s best boba destinations

Cupertino’s best boba destinations

Geethikaa Tarra and Devin Gupta February 13, 2022

Cupertino is a major hub for Asian cuisine, especially bubble tea, also known as boba. Many of us grow up visiting and trying boba from various stores in the area.  To find the best boba locations,...

Binaries at Monta Vista

Binaries at Monta Vista

Devin Gupta, Managing and Web Editor February 11, 2022
Exploring HAmLit’s Patriot Act project and how MVHS subverts common binaries
Language in Media

Language in Media

Examining how the rhetoric used in modern media permeates our daily lives
Graphic depicting two students, one with 7 courses and another without 7 courses

Course selection should be more flexible

Devin Gupta, Managing and Web Editor December 8, 2021
Scheduling based on seven classes bolsters elective enrollment
Sophomores Ashika Mittal and Mihret Tesfaye build their catapult.

Students attempt an engineering project

Devin Gupta and Gavin Hung November 4, 2021
Two teams build a catapult out of craft materials
Social Science teacher Hilary Barron shares a photo of her daughter, Elizabeth Julien. Photo by Hilary Barron | Used with permission

Staff baby boom leads to long-term substitutes

Devin Gupta and Jisha Rajala October 3, 2021
Exploring staff and students’ reactions to long-term sub situations
Los Gatos High School by David Sawyer is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

BREAKING: Los Altos High School bomb threat threatens Homecoming football game

Devin Gupta and Lance Tong October 1, 2021
Reports of a dangerous device at LAHS proves a false alarm
MVHS alumni returned to enjoy the Night Market with friends.

Cupertino Night Market

Devin Gupta, Managing and Web Editor September 27, 2021
Cupertino Chamber of Commerce resumes its annual Night Market after COVID-19
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