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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

One of MV Octagons Zoom events.

Volunteer-based clubs

Jefferson Le February 10, 2021

Of the 89 clubs at MVHS, seven of those clubs are volunteer-based clubs, including the MV Octagon Club, MV Leo and MV Interact Club. With distance learning, these clubs have had to halt their traditionally...

Photo by Justin Rajah // Used with permission

Interact Club: Preparing for the upcoming year

Ishaani Dayal October 11, 2019
Officers focus on building connections inside and outside of the club for members this year
Circle of Love: Interacts Community project

Circle of Love: Interact’s Community project

Ananya Bhat March 8, 2017

Interact’s motto has always been “Service above self,” encouraging members of the club to participate in acts of community service every day. Keeping their motto in mind, Interact organizes two service...

Interact to host annual International Night on April 12

Interact to host annual International Night on April 12

Joyce Varma April 11, 2013

Interact, Rotary International’s service club for high school students, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The MVHS chapter stays true to its name with its annual inter-district fundraiser...

Interact holds annual 30 Hour Famine to combat world hunger

Interact holds annual 30 Hour Famine to combat world hunger

Jennifer Lee March 12, 2013

Famine participants share thoughts and tips on lasting through the fast. From 6:30 a.m. on March 7 to 12:30 p.m. the following day, service club MV Interact held its third annual 30 Hour Famine, a fundraiser...

MVHS clubs partner with State Farm to host “Celebrate My Drive” on Sept. 15

MVHS clubs partner with State Farm to host “Celebrate My Drive” on Sept. 15

Yashashree Pisolkar September 26, 2012

In the past few years, insurance companies, cell phone services and the automobile industry have reached out to teenagers to educate and warn about distracted driving. On Sept. 15, State Farm Insurance...

Annual Interact barbecue held Sept. 21

Annual Interact barbecue held Sept. 21

Jennifer Lee September 23, 2012

As the smell of fresh hamburgers wafted through the air, a long, winding line of students could be seen outside the cafeteria. Over in the rally court, other students socialized and laughed with their...

PHOTO GALLERY: International Night lights up the night

PHOTO GALLERY: International Night lights up the night

Howard Lee April 6, 2012

Interact held its 34th annual International Night on March 30 in the MVHS auditorium. The performances that night ranged from a cappella groups to cultural dance performances from schools across District...

Interact’s annual International Night to be held March 30

Interact’s annual International Night to be held March 30

Akshay Agrawal March 29, 2012

On the evening of March 30, the school campus will not be covered in darkness, even after the sun has fallen: lights, hanging on trees and adorning the Rally Court, will brighten the night. Interact’s...

Interact to hold second 30 Hour Famine

Interact to hold second 30 Hour Famine

Carissa Chan January 29, 2012

The average teen consumes 2,348 calories in a day, according to the health and fitness organization Livestrong. But for 30 hours from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, junior Srisruthi Ramesh, along with over 70 other...

Clothing donations lie in the office’s box for the clothes drive organized by Interact and FBLA. Donations will be given to Seventh Generation Recycling, a local company that distributes and recycles new and used clothing. Photo by Carissa Chan.

Interact and FBLA hold clothes drive starting Nov. 7

Carissa Chan November 14, 2011

Two clubs on campus, Interact and FBLA’s Partnership with Business project, are holding a used clothes drive to benefit local communities. The clubs are working closely with Seventh Generation Recycling,...

Event: Annual Fall Festival deflates start of new season

Event: Annual Fall Festival deflates start of new season

Hazel Hyon September 29, 2010

Silicon Valley Fall Festival at Memorial Park results in mediocrity (again)     When the thermometer reads 92 degrees and you’re dying for an ice-cold Jamba Juice smoothie,...

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