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

From farm to table

From farm to table

Free meal plans began over a year ago, causing hundreds of MVHS students to get food from the cafeteria each day. Due to the increase in demand, there is also an influx of effort that goes into each dish...

One of the farms managed by the Church Brothers Farms company - a company that harvests and sources produce to venues and corporations.

From the farm

Taryn Lam and Kripa Mayureshwar November 17, 2022
Exploring the people who harvest and deliver ingredients used to cook MVHS’s meals
Photo by Kripa Mayureshwar

Behind the wheel

Kripa Mayureshwar and Irene Tang November 14, 2022
Students share their first memories driving
Photo courtesy of Serena Liu | Used with permission

Illustration | Sophia Ma

New beginnings

Kripa Mayureshwar and Eric Zhou October 12, 2022
Exploring alum college adjustment journeys
A graphic illustrating the three philosophies MVHS aims to focus on to encourage equitable grading

MVHS aims to highlight equitable grading

Teachers are introduced to three core philosophies at staff professional development
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
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