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

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
Insight Diagnostics admisters COVID-19 rapid antigen and PCR testing on Wednesdays in front of the auditorium.

FUHSD implements on-campus COVID-19 procedures

Devin Gupta, Managing and Web Editor September 26, 2021
Exploring how students diagnosed with COVID-19 are quarantined
Club leaders share their objectives for the 2021-2022 school year

Club leaders share their objectives for the 2021-2022 school year

Exploring what’s in store for clubs as MVHS returns to in-person learning
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