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

Senior year in core memories

Senior year in core memories

Shivani Madhan May 27, 2022
The epic highs and lows
A student wear a graduation cap and gown at her high school graduation. Licensed under Creative Commons

Exploring different paths after high school

Riya Ravuri, Features Editor April 10, 2022
Students and alumni describe how the unique routes they took for college changed them
Senior Aditi Sadwelkar poses in her graduation gown. // Photo Courtesy of Aditi Sadwelkar

The graduation plan for the Class of 2021

Anika Sharma May 21, 2021
MVHS plans to host six in-person graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021
Subbing Out

Subbing Out

Seniors reflect on their time as athletes on MVHS sports teams
Shanker says he has built a tight bond with the seniors on the MV Dance team over the past three years.

Graduation gratitude

Jayanti Jha May 21, 2021
Juniors reflect on their last seasons with the class of 2021
Robert D. Hart Learning Center at De Anza College in Cupertino, CA

The case for a non-traditional college path

Abdullah Memon May 18, 2021
Why seniors should consider alternative paths to higher education
Reflecting on an abnormal senior year and our hopes for an in-person graduation

Dear Class of 2021

Oishee Misra April 29, 2021
Reflecting on an abnormal senior year and our hopes for an in-person graduation
Many seniors used the car parade as an opportunity to meet with their friends and take graduation photos together.

MVHS hosts senior car parade

Robert Liu and Lance Tong June 8, 2020
Seniors gather to celebrate their socially distanced graduation
With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships

With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships

Claire Wen and Brian Xu May 22, 2019

“I feel like teachers really do have that — Hi, Mr. Shelton!” It’s a Wednesday afternoon, 10 minutes after school has ended, when Yearbook Editor in chief Vanessa Lau spots Yearbook adviser Jay...

Purple pride

Purple pride

Alyssa Hui May 22, 2019
MVHS takes steps to get rid of gender binaries in graduation gowns and senior portraits
Neverending Lists: MVHS students talk about their buckets lists

Neverending Lists: MVHS students talk about their buckets lists

Sarah Young and Anish Vasudevan May 22, 2019
MVHS students discuss their goals for the summer and before graduation
Photo by Mingjie Zhong

Last words: Seniors reflect on their hopes and regrets in high school

Elizabeth Han June 6, 2016

Co-reported by Mingjie Zhong and Grace Zhou June 3, 2016. 97 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s a hot and sticky morning under a vivid blue sky. Hundreds of seniors swelter in robes of purple and white,...

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