El Estoque

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,...

2013 says good-bye

2013 says good-bye

Varsha Venkat June 12, 2013

  As principal April Scott finished her speech to the graduating Class of 2013, she had one final question: “Monta Vista Class of 2013, how do you feel?” The seniors responded with a resonating,...

Principal April Scott speaks during the Class of 2012 graduation ceremony on June 8, 2012. This year’s baccalaureate and graduation ceremonies will happen on June 3 and 7 at the St. Jude’s church and MVHS football field respectively. Photo by Margaret Lin.

Class of 2013 graduation and baccalaureate speakers announced

Margaret Lin May 13, 2013

Six students are chosen to present speeches by administration, teachers and students. Dean of Students Mike White sent out an email on May 12 announcing the six graduation and baccalaureate speakers...

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