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

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
Teachers take on new positions

Teachers take on new positions

Alongside a group of fellow AP teachers, Biology teacher Lora Lerner spent four days of her summer at AP Summer Institute gaining familiarity with curriculum and labs as she prepared to trade in one session...

Race in Sports

Race in Sports

Exploring the different facets of race in sports
Junior and Varsity Girls Basketball captain Julianna Kimm stands before the Chinese flag.

Representation in sports matters

Irene Tang and Matthew Yoshimoto February 8, 2022
Exploring how students are inspired by professional athletes of the same race
Juniors Julianna Kimm and Varshini Peddinti guard an opponent from passing the ball to a teammate.

Girls Basketball beats Fremont High School 45-34

Anna Jerolimov, Sarah Liu, and Kalyani Puthenpurayil January 29, 2022
Matadors remain undefeated in league with 6-0 record
Monta Vista defends against Homestead

Girls Basketball: Monta Vista loses to Homestead 43-35

Devin Gupta, Irene Tang, and Mikaylah Du May 2, 2021
Varsity loses its fifth game of the season
Max Martin: Pop music’s resident hitmaker

Max Martin: Pop music’s resident hitmaker

Arjan Madan, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

On Feb. 7, The Weeknd finished the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime performance with his hit song “Blinding Lights.” According to Billboard, “Blinding Lights” has spent over a year in the top 10 songs...

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...

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