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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

Social media influencer Leona Daugherty wearing Chans hoodie (Photo courtesy Leona Daugherty | Used with permission)

Quarantine projects

Irene Tang February 11, 2021
Students share various projects they have been working on during the pandemic
Photo by Claire Yang

Homemade Hipster: Spring DIY paper decorations

Claire Yang April 10, 2020
Different paper-made flowers to decorate different spaces
Senior Patricia Saito folded an origami phoenix model, created by Hongyi Wan.

Crafting origami creations

Charlotte Chui April 9, 2020
Three MVHS students share the process behind the art of paper folding
Cranberry creations

Cranberry creations

Jacqueleine Liu and Aditi Dixit December 13, 2019
Four items to make with cranberries
Four creations that incorporate pumpkins

Pumpkin Lovin’

Alyssa Hui and Ayah Ali-Ahmad November 15, 2019
Four creations that incorporate pumpkins
Four DIYs to make with roses

Stop and smell the roses: Four DIYs

Charlotte Chui, Entertainment Editor September 27, 2019

dd a rosy tint to your life by experimenting with these floral crafts and recipes. From rose jam — swirled into a bowl of creamy yogurt or spooned onto a warm lemon scone — to fragrant rose petal sachets...

DIY: Spring Desserts: How to make tangerine and milk jelly and lemon bars

DIY: Spring Desserts: How to make tangerine and milk jelly and lemon bars

Sarah Young, Graphic's editor April 6, 2019

pring, although a time for allergies and a war against the pollen outside, remains a favorite of mine, due to it also being the same time my mom and I would bake seasonal sweets. Fragrant lemon bars with...

Holiday cheer: DIY Christmas ornaments

Holiday cheer: DIY Christmas ornaments

Ayah Ali-Ahmad and Emily Xia December 9, 2018
How to make various Christmas ornaments
Low (cost)umes

Low (cost)umes

Alyssa Hui and Rucha Soman October 24, 2018
Three easy and affordable DIY Halloween costumes
Sweet Summer

Sweet Summer

Hannah Lee May 23, 2018
Various creations to make with watermelon
Pool Party DIYs

Pool Party DIYs

Hannah Lee April 26, 2018
How to make budget-friendly projects for the pool
Homemade Hipster: Shrinky Dinks

Homemade Hipster: Shrinky Dinks

Stephanie Lam January 11, 2017

When looking for accessories to wear, it can sometimes be a challenge to find things that are both cheap and cute. Save yourself the hassle by making your own Shrinky Dink accessories. Shrinky Dinks were...

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