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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

50 Questions with Zoey Liu

50 Questions with Zoey Liu

Anna Jerolimov, Gauri Manoj, and Mira Wagner May 30, 2022
In the 19th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Zoey Liu 50 questions
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Riya Ravuri and Matthew Yoshimoto May 16, 2022
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Riya Ravuri and Matthew Yoshimoto March 18, 2022
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jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy premiered on Netflix on Feb. 16, 2022. Photo | Netflix

“jeen-yuhs” is a riveting time capsule of Ye’s life

Gauri Manoj March 17, 2022
The three-part documentary details the mind of the misunderstood rapper
Senior Rudra Phalnikar poses at the end of the routine during MV Dance Teams December to Remember showcase.

MV Andaaz members unpack the past year

Gauri Manoj March 9, 2022
Captains and members share their memories and hardships
Sophomore Abha Dash plays the flute during Symphonic Band’s performance. Symphonic Band played two pieces titled “West Highland Sojourn” and “Waltz No. 2” before intermission.

The instrumental music department hosts its annual Festival Concert

Melody Cui and Gauri Manoj February 19, 2022
Band and orchestra perform “From Britain with Love” with a feature from the Brass Ensemble
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Riya Ravuri and Matthew Yoshimoto February 12, 2022
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Seniors Theodore Zhang and Keshav Balaji hold up their posters while posing for a picture with junior Austin Hwang. Friends and family created posters for the two graduating seniors to celebrate their final home game.

Boys Basketball falls to Gunn High School 52-46 on its senior night

Krish Dev and Gauri Manoj February 10, 2022

Varsity Boys Basketball fell to Gunn High School 52-46 on its senior night on Tuesday, Feb. 8. The team ended the first quarter in the lead, with a score of 16-7, but senior Theodore Zhang attributes...

The Sounds of MVHS

The Sounds of MVHS

In this package, El Estoque's Arts & Entertainment Section uncovers the quotidian sounds that fill the rooms of MVHS and define unique memories, whether it be the laughter that traverses classrooms...

ASL is the sign language most commonly used in the United States by members of the Deaf community. ASL consists of both hand motions and facial expressions that help individuals  communicate with each other.  Graphic by Gauri Manoj

Students and administrators discuss methods for helping those who are hard of hearing

Gauri Manoj February 3, 2022
Examining the experiences of students with hearing loss and current support systems
Athletic trainer Javier Margarito and his daughter pour a cup of water on Cler’s tree before  in the nearby Olive Court to enjoy some of Cler’s favorite foods. Photo by Gauri Manoj

MVHS hosts tree dedication to honor former English teacher Stacey Cler

Melody Cui and Gauri Manoj February 1, 2022
Staff and students come together to commemorate Cler’s lasting impacts
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Riya Ravuri and Matthew Yoshimoto January 15, 2022
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