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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

MV Marching Band performs at one of their home games. Photo courtesy of Music at Monta Vista.

MVHS Color Guard and MVHS Marching Band perform at the 2019 annual Cupertino Tournament of Bands competition

Justine Ha and Lance Tong October 17, 2019
MVHS Color Guard takes second place and Marching Band takes third place at their second competitive event of the year
Junior Anand Kumar set up for a smash. Despite a slow start, Kumar won his sets 15-8 and 15-3. Photo by Margaret Lin.

Badminton: Matadors dominate in win against Cupertino

Mihir Joshi April 24, 2013

Consistent play in all categories leads MVHS to an easy win. The MVHS badminton team hosted Cupertino High School on April 9 and came out on top, winning all but two matches. Boys Singles: Junior...

Laughter: Jokes at MVHS

Laughter: Jokes at MVHS

Neesha Venkatesan February 7, 2013

Some believe that being a MVHS student can get overwhelming and stressful, but Matadors can stay positive with a sense of humor. El Estoque asked students to tell us their favorite jokes. We found...

Doomsday 2012: Apocalyptic perspectives

Doomsday 2012: Apocalyptic perspectives

Christopher Song December 4, 2012

Students weigh in with their opinions about the end of the world. Apocalyptic Perspectives from El Estoque on Vimeo. Whether the world really will end on Dec. 21 is up for debate, but that doesn’t...

They performed many Christmas and classic songs at their annual concert in Santana Row on Nov. 25. The Ritards had a private audition with the producers of Americas Got Talent. If accepted into the next level, they will be on television. Photo by Karishma Mehrotra.

Ritards audition for ‘America’s Got Talent’

Karishma Mehrotra February 12, 2012

  Most people are content to stare at the television and watch the judges of “America’s Got Talent” rate performers. On Feb. 12 at 1:15 p.m., the Ritards, an a capella group consisting...

La Pluma’s first Coffee House a success

La Pluma’s first Coffee House a success

Daniel Tan January 25, 2012

For five dollars, you could have stepped into MVHS’s first-ever Coffee House, hosted by student literary magazine La Pluma. You would have seen the bagels and cakes, generously donated by Noah’s...

They performed many Christmas and classic songs at their annual concert in Santana Row on Nov. 25. The Ritards had a private audition with the producers of Americas Got Talent. If accepted into the next level, they will be on television. Photo by Karishma Mehrotra.

VIDEO: The Ritards spread Christmas cheer

Karishma Mehrotra November 26, 2011

    On Nov. 25, high school vocal ensemble The Ritards performed its annual concert at Santana Row from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.. The a capella group showcased an array of Christmas and...

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Veterans Day 2011 festivities

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Veterans Day 2011 festivities

Yaamini Venkataraman November 11, 2011

Update 11/13/11: Audio clips of the full speeches by Stephen Gilmore and William Peacock are now included at the bottom.  In spite of the slight showers, Cupertino held its annual Veterans Day...

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