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

During quarantine, I took up baking as a way to cure my sugar cravings.

Food is my friend (and foe)

Sarah Liu December 7, 2021

I’ve had a sweet tooth for as long as I can remember. When I was little, I insisted on having dessert after every single meal. When my parents would encourage me to try different foods at buffet dinners,...

Reuniting with pastimes

Reuniting with pastimes

Shivani Madhan September 24, 2021
How reconnecting with my old interests has helped me grow as person
An illustration of a stray tennis ball on a tennis court

On the tennis court

Shivani Madhan March 13, 2021
Reflecting on my tennis journey and recognizing the harms of fixating on success
Finding passion early on

Finding passion early on

Neysa Singh, Staff Writer October 26, 2019

P classes. Summer programs. Clubs. All of the things we do to prepare for the next phase of our lives. The process is designed to help students identify their passion, the one they choose to pursue for...

Greater than, less than

Greater than, less than

Flora Peng October 24, 2018

Growing up, our parents tell us that we are among the best of the best — as humans, nothing can hinder our progress because we are clearly meant to rule the world. As children, we have the brightest...

Challenge Day held Nov. 15

Challenge Day held Nov. 15

Jennifer Lee November 16, 2012

Students open up to peers, share personal experiences with one another For most students, not having bells on Thursday was the only unorthodox part of their schedules. For 100 select students, however,...

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