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

Playing it safe

Isabelle Kok January 27, 2024

The facade of Tong Suis Sunnyvale location.

Dessert Detectives: Tong Sui

Isabelle Kok and Jillian Ju January 18, 2024

In our Dessert Detectives Series, El Estoque takes on a new case to decipher the quality and cost of its most popular items. Continuing the alphabetical trend, we visited Tong Sui in Sunnyvale, a Bay Area...

Sophomore Chloe Chens position is a setter, which sets the ball up for various hitters.

Beyond the hit

Isabelle Kok and Dylan Nguyen December 6, 2023

Seven years of volleyball experience has fashioned senior Elijah Kang into a knowledgeable player — according to Kang, he knows what it’s like to play almost every position on the court. Now, as both...

Aster Nguyen poses in a white shirt, star-accent jeans, and black headphones.

The face of fashion

Isabelle Kok and Aashi Venkat November 2, 2023

For students, daily fashion is a popular way to express personal styles and tastes. Students of all ages with varying preferences choose different outfits, shoes and accessories every day to present their...

Freshman Ronit Kuila strikes a pose in his Michael Jackson themed duet to the song “Beat It.”

PAC-ing a punch

Sophia D'Sa and Isabelle Kok September 29, 2023

The Class of 2027 performed its Pac-Man themed Homecoming skit on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The skit followed ‘80s character Pac-Man, played by freshman Ronit Kuila, as he tried to rescue his son, Pac-Man...

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digital painting by Lemon Liu
| Referenced themself into Chinese painting landscapes to showcase unfitting feelings.

The art of ambition

Isabelle Kok September 18, 2023

College application season is a tumultuous time for many MVHS seniors — paperwork piles up and print-outs loom, but some students have a more specialized undertaking ahead of them than the typical academic...

FUHSD is currently working to combat the misuse of AI tools in the classroom.

Changing Education with ChatGPT

Exploring changes in AI regulations in education for the 2023-24 school year
Athletes participating in performing arts often feel pressured to be slimmer.

Trapped in the tape measure

Anika Bhandarkar April 12, 2023
Examining how beauty standards in performing arts impact MVHS athletes
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