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

Students leave their bikes at the bike racks.

Combating air pollution

Kalyani Puthenpurayil April 19, 2022

Air pollution is not seen as a big problem in Cupertino — with an average air quality index of 40 in the past month, which is within the ideal levels of 0-50, the city is categorized as “Good” in...

One of the two bottle recycling bins the Environmental Science implemented resides in the gym. Photo by Sophia Chen

Sorting trash

Sophia Chen, Copy Editor April 14, 2022
Looking into the recycling effort at MVHS

Single-use plastics on the rise due to COVID-19 restrictions

Ritu Atreyas May 14, 2021
Exploring steps being taken to help restaurants minimize plastic use
Recycling and reusing are one of the values my parents have instilled in me.

Recycle, reduce, reuse BournVita jars

Jayanti Jha December 16, 2020
How I dealt with a bout of eco-grief
An Earth Day promise

An Earth Day promise

Stuti Upadhyay April 22, 2020
COVID-19 presents an opportunity to pursue climate action with renewed vigor
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The symbol of a face mask in America versus Asia

Rachel Jiang April 14, 2020
Examining the reasons why Americans aren’t encouraged to wear masks as opposed to Asian countries
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Via Cupertino introduced as new rideshare service by Cupertino City Council

Rachel Jiang and Ishaani Dayal February 12, 2020
Exploring the micro-transit system’s impact on the community
The effects of toxic masculinity in a high school environment

The effects of toxic masculinity in a high school environment

Zara Iqbal, Sreya Kumar, and Jasmine Lee November 15, 2019
Individuals share experiences and perspectives on the popular phrase
Fighting fire in the digital age

Fighting fire in the digital age

Swara Tewari and Shivani Gupta January 2, 2019

On Mon., Oct. 29, senior Aditya Shah participated in a panel at the Google Event Center in Sunnyvale to launch Google’s Artificial Intelligence Impact Challenge and was interviewed by Chief Operating...

Four classes, one room

Four classes, one room

Stuti Upadhyay and Brian Xu November 18, 2018

When freshmen first enter MVHS, a change they must adapt to is the size of the school. Most middle schools in the area contain no more than 600 students, whereas MVHS’ total enrollment for the 2018-19...

Problems for Oroville Dam

Problems for Oroville Dam

Karen Sanchez February 26, 2017

alif. has been experiencing a heavy amount of rain in the past couple of weeks, and the empty, cracked and dried reservoirs are filling up just as they had shriveled up when the drought first occurred....

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