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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Sophomore Clara Fan protects the ball from an SCHS defender as she attempts to score points in the third quarter. Photo by Manas Kottakota

Varsity Girls Basketball defeats Santa Clara 51-33 to kick off the season

Jason Chu, Manas Kottakota, and Michelle Zheng November 19, 2022
Matadors win the sportsmanship game, the first game of the season
Campaign yard signs are displayed in front of MVHS

Voting for the first time

Minjae Kang and Jason Chu November 8, 2022
First-time voters share their thoughts on casting their first ballot.
AP African-American Studies and AP Precalculus are set to join the 38 AP exams currently offered by College Board.

The College Board announces two new AP courses

Jason Chu and Krish Dev November 4, 2022

The College Board recently announced the planned addition of two new AP classes — AP African American Studies and AP Precalculus  — which will be available starting in the 2023-2024 school year. According...

Graphic | Lauren Chuu

Deconstructing Securly

Mira Wagner, Jason Chu, and Minjae Kang October 7, 2022
Investigating the incentives and impacts behind implementing the web filter at FUHSD
Assistant Principal Sydney Fernandez stands with a group of sheriffs.

BREAKING: MVHS students and staff evacuated following second bomb threat

Jason Chu and Lauren Chuu September 23, 2022
Law enforcement has declared the campus “clear of danger”
Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing

Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing

Jason Chu and Lillian Wang September 17, 2022

The California Department of Public Health announced that it would be ending its COVID-19 testing mandate for unvaccinated individuals in high-risk settings on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Starting Sept. 17, unvaccinated...

Over recent years. there has been a growing discussion about law enforcement and their role in American society.

Shifting opinions around SROs

It took 78 minutes for the school district’s police force to enter the Robb Elementary classroom in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 students and two adults were killed on May 24. The shooting exhibited flaws...

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