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

Cupertino High School sophomore Lara Gupta hands custom Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action T-shirts to community members.

Cupertino celebrates sustainability at the Earth and Arbor Day Festival

Sarah Liu April 24, 2023
Community members come together to commemorate Earth Day
Spring into the hunt

Spring into the hunt

Alan Tai April 7, 2023
Looking at the Cupertino Easter Egg Hunt’s return after COVID-19
The MV IASA officer team kicks off Spotlite on India 2022 with a welcome from President and senior Atmaja Patil.

IASA hosts first in-person Spotlite on India in two years

Shivani Madhan and Jiya Singh April 18, 2022
Diving deeper into the night of cultural performances
An Octagon volunteer paints a child walkers face in light of the JDRF marathon. Photo by Trudy Esrey // Used with permission

A stellar liaison: Octagon and JDRF

Annie Zhang October 15, 2019

5:00 p.m. Set up. On Oct. 5, 77 Octagon volunteers file into Great America in Santa Clara the day preceding one of the most momentous and far-reaching events of the year — Octagon’s annual partnership...

In order to raise public awareness and pro-activeness towards diabetes, bikers from around Cupertino came to bike and donate to the fund. Photo by Alyssa Umino

Cycling fundraiser: Ride4Diabetes

Sarah Young, Alyssa Umino, and Annie Zhang September 16, 2019
Annual biking event supports diabetes advocacy on Sept. 8
An overview of Cure Cancer Casino

An overview of Cure Cancer Casino

Tabitha Mendez and Stuti Upadhyay March 31, 2019

The Quinlan Community Center accommodated over 200 MVHS students and community members on March 30 as Octagon held its annual Cure Cancer Casino event. The night featured various activities, such as card...

WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year

WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year

Zara Iqbal December 17, 2018

  On Nov. 14, Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (WiSTEM) held an informational meeting about the Bay Area Research Exposition (BARE), which previously took place at Google...

MVHS holds annual Culture Night

MVHS holds annual Culture Night

Priya Reddy and Elizabeth Han April 13, 2018
Cultural clubs from across campus come together to celebrate MVHS Culture Night
Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety

Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety

Hannah Lee April 1, 2018
Michael Sasiain and Erica Jung discuss the different aspects of stress
Library staff holds a tie tying tutorial

Library staff holds a tie tying tutorial

Jai Uparkar October 7, 2017
Tie tying session created to help students prepare for Homecoming
Science Olympiad implements changes after Mira Loma Invitationals

Science Olympiad implements changes after Mira Loma Invitationals

Aanchal Garg January 26, 2016
Keeping their goals in mind, Science Olympiad strengthens their training, focusing on teamwork
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