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

MVHS students with bad parking are often posted on the instagram account @mv_bad parking

Over the line

Chiran Arumugam and Vincent Zhao December 4, 2022
MVHS students share their experiences of being caught by anonymous instagram account @mv_badparking
“Its all about being confident in your own values. Maybe I dont have three syllable words, but I do have something else that I can definitely stand behind and be like, ‘This is what Im good at.’

Creative highs and compromises

Aditya Shukla November 16, 2022
How Instagram creators use the platform to promote their content
According to a survey of 173 students, 28.9% of MVHS students follow teachers on social media.

Going private

Lauren Chuu and Lillian Wang October 5, 2022
Exploring how teachers and students view their privacy on social media
The Apple Watch offers a variety of features that track activity 
Graphic | Irene Tang

Down to the bits: technology in sports

Exploring how MVHS sports uses technology
The Cheer Teams Instagram features team bonding activities, routines they performed at games and promo for their future events

Like. Follow. Cheer.

Aashi Venkat and Nika Zamani March 18, 2022
Exploring how sports teams use social media
Following the @finsta

Following the @finsta

Kalyani Puthenpurayil January 15, 2022
Students create spam Instagram accounts for more exclusive, personal posts
Examining the impact of social media platforms in light of new accusatory claims

Profits over People: How Facebook’s internal designs and systems harm its users

Melody Cui December 5, 2021
Examining the impact of social media platforms in light of new accusatory claims
Another message from an ASB candidate for a vote

ASB candidates, please stop DMing us

Lance Tong March 17, 2021
Why campaigns DMing people individually is disingenuous
Walsworth Social Success Webinar

El Valedor presents at national yearbook workshop

Devin Gupta, News and Web Editor November 19, 2020
Junior Lydia Lu shares her COVID-19 social media strategy at yearbook webinar
Junior Tyra Lin’s corgi Mina sits for a photo at Yosemite National Park in January of 2019.

Pet Instas

Claire Wen and Melody Cui November 7, 2020
Students share about the Instagram accounts they created for their pets
The Bill Clinton album ranking trend sees participants fill out this template of the former president holding up a record sleeve with their favorite albums.
Photo Courtesy of billclintonswag.com

Social media trends during shelter-in-place

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer June 3, 2020
Exploring the opinions of different MVHS student about social media usage during quarantine
Ones Instagram Account

Social media account details alleged sexual assault

Rachel Jiang, Ishaani Dayal, and Tina Low March 13, 2020
Instagram posts cause stir in local community about district response to harassment claims
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