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

Dissecting the underlying notions that were used against the first Black Woman nominated to serve on the Supreme Court

The Senators’ Agenda: How race, gender and politics defined Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination hearing

Melody Cui and Kripa Mayureshwar April 12, 2022
Dissecting the underlying notions that were used against the first Black Woman nominated to serve on the Supreme Court
Chit-Chat

Chit-Chat

Exploring various types of conversations in our community
A student and teacher engaging in conversation | Graphic by Angela Zhang

The importance of direct communication in a school setting

Shivani Madhan and Kripa Mayureshwar March 18, 2022
How students navigate engaging in conversations with their teachers
Two students who don’t know each other ask each other a set of personal questions

The 36 questions that lead to love podcast: Part 1

Melody Cui and Kripa Mayureshwar March 6, 2022
Two students who don’t know each other ask each other a set of personal questions

Do all Monta Vista students think the same?

Meggie Chen and Kripa Mayureshwar March 1, 2022
Asking students where they stand on a spectrum regarding various binaries
An illustration of a string being tied into a knot

Tying up loose ends

Kripa Mayureshwar February 12, 2022
Learning the importance of finishing what I start
Language in Media

Language in Media

Examining how the rhetoric used in modern media permeates our daily lives
Examining the evolution and influence of humor communicated over the internet

Internet humor unites generations

Kripa Mayureshwar December 12, 2021
Examining the evolution and influence of humor communicated over the internet
The cover image of 30 is a simple yet impactful headshot of Adele.

“30” is an excellent showcase of vulnerability

Kripa Mayureshwar and Irene Tang November 28, 2021
Adele’s first album in six years is an emotional masterpiece
Perception

Perception

Examing the role of perception in our lives
MVHS students and staff share the small things that make them happy

It’s the little things

Kripa Mayureshwar and Nika Zamani November 7, 2021
Exploring the small joys in staff and students’ lives
First impressions are important, but shouldn’t be defining

First impressions are important, but shouldn’t be defining

Kripa Mayureshwar and Geethikaa Tarra November 4, 2021
Assessing the significance of split-second assumptions on our perceptions of people
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