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

Illustration | Lillian Wang

Health and Ethnic Studies

Krish Dev and Mihir Vishwarupe February 11, 2023

MVHS will implement a new course option of one semester each of Health and Ethnic Studies for freshmen star ting the 2023-24 school year, and it will be mandated for all in the 2024-25 school year,...

A photo showing the front of the HHS cafeteria and its mustang statue.

Mustang to Matador

Samika Bhatkar and Krish Dev December 22, 2022
FUHSD Board passes proposal to help with MVHS’s declining enrollment
Students in the ACT program plant flowers, fruits and vegetables using SSC funding.

Funding new projects

Megha Mummaneni and Angela Zhang November 14, 2022

On Oct. 4, the School Site Council met for its first meeting of the year, and its first in person meeting in two years, to approve funding requests for various student and staff activities, including professional...

Sophomore Jami Lim checks her schedule

Runaway of the bulls

Students and staff discuss the reasons for and the impacts of the cancellation of ROTB
Coronavirus illustration, different size viruses on a gradient background. Illustration by the CDC

COVID-19 surges for weeks following winter break

Krish Dev, Website Editor January 24, 2022
Understanding the increase in COVID-19 cases at FUHSD
Insight Diagnostics admisters COVID-19 rapid antigen and PCR testing on Wednesdays in front of the auditorium.

FUHSD implements on-campus COVID-19 procedures

Devin Gupta, Managing and Web Editor September 26, 2021
Exploring how students diagnosed with COVID-19 are quarantined
Juniors taking the CAASPP take a lunch break after their first math testing session on May 12. Photo by Sophia Chen

CAASPP testing during COVID-19

Sophia Chen, Copy Editor May 20, 2021
Examining the logistics behind in-person standardized testing

Day In a Life of a New Normal

Rachel Jiang May 16, 2021
Exploring MVHS during in-person hybrid learning
Investigating the interactions between teachers, unions, districts and communities that shaped the reopening of schools

“Parent bullies” and “teachers who cried wolf”

Anushka De and Riya Ravuri March 19, 2021
How disadvantaged students and financial incentives led to schools resuming in-person instruction
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
Dangers of the Web

Dangers of the Web

Exploring the different facets of cybersecurity

New faces fill old shoes

Andrea Perng and Tyler Cho September 1, 2018

or assistant principal Janice Chen, it was the thrill of coming back to her alma mater, to the place where she had begged for rides to lunch outings, where she had sweated bullets competing on the volleyball...

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