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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

The widely accepted flag for a queerplatonic relationship.

A little more than friendship

Riya Murthy, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

For the longest time, there were certain actions and labels that I considered staples for a healthy relationship: holding hands, kisses, late night talks, labels of girlfriend and boyfriend, just to name...

My brother and I at a cruise ship photoshoot in 2009. Photo courtesy of Gauri Manoj | Used with Permission

Dear Sid

Gauri Manoj May 4, 2021
How my friendship with my older brother shaped me into who I am today
The strangers we know

The strangers we know

Sophia Ma, Staff Writer November 8, 2020
Examining the benefits of friendships that develop solely online during quarantine
A learning experience: the story of our friendship

A learning experience: the story of our friendship

Tanish Mendki and Jefferson Le December 15, 2019
A recap of everything that makes our friendship memorable
In Memoriam: Alice Wu

In Memoriam: Alice Wu

Sunjin Chang and Rana Aghababazadeh March 28, 2019

“Jennifer Garner copied me.”   When Alice Wu wore a black, punk rock skirt to school, Jessica Lee, her friend since sixth grade, would distance herself from Alice in embarrassment. Nobody...

Fanning the flames

Fanning the flames

Stuti Upadhyay October 3, 2018

It’s the first day of school and I’m asked to share a fun fact about myself. I’m at a family party and someone asks me what my hobbies are. I’m in Chinese class and I’m supposed to deliver a...

Cookie connections

Cookie connections

Helen Chao and Emma Lam March 2, 2018
Girl scouts discuss the ins and outs of cookie selling
Paraeducator Eli Yamauchi attends the Ohana meeting in room C210.

The meaning of Ohana

Swara Tewari February 1, 2018
Paraeducators and students in Ohana Club explain what the club means to them
Test of time: how seniors have kept long lasting friendships

Test of time: how seniors have kept long lasting friendships

Jessica Xing May 25, 2017
Certain friendships have tested time
A visit from the God Squad

A visit from the God Squad

Malini Ramaiyer June 8, 2016

After their mission trip to King City in March, a small group of MVHS students decided to take their faith to school. They sit behind the swimming pool during brunch every Tuesday and Thursday and talk...

Behind the not-so-secret Secret Santa gift exchanges

Behind the not-so-secret Secret Santa gift exchanges

Fatima Ali December 11, 2015
Friends secretly share gifts in the spirit of the holidays
Ananamousse

Ananamousse

Yaamini Venkataraman February 22, 2010

Music didn't make these two friends, but it brought them closer     {cc-by-nc-sa}

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