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

High winds cause a tree to fall on Mann Drive, blocking a parking lot and the sidewalk.

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb cyclone hits Cupertino

Ananya Chaudhary January 5, 2023

A bomb cyclone over the Pacific Ocean brought powerful storms to the Bay Area starting Wednesday, Jan. 4, causing heavy rain, high wind warnings and power outages in Santa Clara County.  Cupertino...

The Local Road Safety Plan targets to reduce fatalities and severe injuries for all types of commuters, including bikers, drivers and pedestrians.

Paving the way for safer roads

Kalyani Puthenpurayil May 22, 2022

With a vision to decrease the fatalities and severe injuries on roads, the Cupertino City staff has been tackling local road safety through the Local Road Safety Plan. The LRSP is currently in its development...

A portrait of Congressman Dalip Singh Saund standing in the balcony of the Cannon Rotunda

Asian American representation in politics

Krish Dev and Leanna Sun December 5, 2020
Examining the milestones of Asian American involvement in government
Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Abdullah Memon October 23, 2020
Why we should elect JR Fruen and Hung Wei
Cupertino City Hall

Candidates running for Cupertino City Council

Devin Gupta and Nika Zamani September 22, 2020
Meet Joseph Fruen, Kitty Moore, Steven Scharf and Hung Wei
A group photo in MVHSs first yearbook in 1970. Photo used with permission of El Valedor.

La Identidad: what names reveal about MVHS’s origins

Jessica Xing March 10, 2017

t was the summer of 1969. Students from Cupertino, Fremont, Homestead and Lynbrook High School filed into the courtyard to become what would be MVHS’ first graduating class. Janet Melikian Nauss,...

Senior All-Night Party parents and volunteers who were a part of the food committee present treats from Asia, coordinating their food with the international theme for the event which took place on June 10, 2010. According to committee co-chair Barbara Goldman, a large portion of the Senior All-Night Party budget is dedicated to food and entertainment. Photo used with permission of Valerie Hayes.

Senior All-Night Party online auction ends April 7

Aafreen Mahmood April 6, 2012

The 2012 Senior All-Night Party Committee’s online auction will be ending on April 7 at 11:59 p.m. The auction features over 75 items, donated by local businesses, such as food, gift certificates, concert...

FUHSD Board of Trustees President Hung Wei, a parent of MVHS alumni and Verdadera adviser, believes that lack of communication is a prevalent problem within many families. She strongly emphasizes the importance of family time. When her three children attended MVHS, they were constantly busy; the family was rarely able to sit down for dinner together. Instead, Wei left the meal on the table so her children could microwave the food at their convenience. Photo illustration by Sara Yang.

Breakdown of parent-child communication

Akshay Agrawal March 12, 2012

This content item relates to “A broken childhood,” which appeared in the March 12 issue of the El Estoque print magazine. Her mother knew how frustrated she was — with the academic stress, the...

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