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

Let the games begin

Let the games begin

Sophia Ma and Angela Zhang May 31, 2023
Seniors compete in student-run games
Graphic by Michelle Zheng

The final run ep 1: Boys Basketball

Aditya Shukla and Michelle Zheng May 15, 2023
Discussing with seniors Austin Hwang, Shreyas Inampudi, Dominic Kellogg III, Itai Lavi and Leonardo Sze about their final CCS and season
The players jump up in excitement as their teammate scores a three-pointer towards the end of the final quarter.

Boys Basketball ends historic season losing 78-55 to first-seeded Saint Francis High

Minjae Kang, Vincent Zhao, and Michelle Zheng February 25, 2023
MVHS’s Cinderella run comes to an end in the third round of CCS playoffs
Senior Itai Lavi attempts to score a three-pointer in the final seconds of the fourth quarter.

Boys Basketball beats Overfelt High School 76-51 in first round of CCS playoffs

Michelle Zheng February 19, 2023
MVHS advances to second round of playoffs against Gunn High School
Sophomore Stanley Du towers over LHS defenders as he shoots the ball into the basket. 

Photo by Stephanie Zhang

Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37

Pranati Kotamraju and Stephanie Zhang December 22, 2022
Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37
Junior Kristen Hsieh participates in the preparations for co-ed dance. Photo illustration by Gauri Manoj

The Class of 2023: Juniors jump forward

Jayanti Jha, Stephanie Xu September 24, 2021
Juniors have high expectations after an increase in participation and organization

Ankle injuries

Lance Tong May 15, 2021
Exploring how one of the most common injuries affect athletes and their performances
Slides presented during the virtual Zoomcoming presentation. (Taken by Amber Milesi)

Reflecting on Zoomcoming

Amber Milesi, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

nlike the usual week-long Homecoming experience that culminates in a Friday rally, football game and Saturday dance, this year's Zoomcoming went remote and included various social media challenges, online...

A year of bonding

A year of bonding

Mira Wagner, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

The beginning of quarantine that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic proved relaxing for physics teacher Michael Lordan. The extra time at home and alleviated stress from work allowed him and his wife,...

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