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

Dancing on a deadline

Dancing on a deadline

Crystal Cheng and Lillian Wang June 2, 2022
MVHS dance groups prepare for their spring showcase
Three graphics from our news quiz put on top of each other.

Take our April news quiz

Krish Dev, Riya Ravuri, and Lillian Wang May 30, 2022

From the Grammys to Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout, April was a month filled with surprises. Quiz yourself and read about important events that happened last month.  

Deputy Superintendent Graham Clark worked as Homestead High Schools principal for 10 years before entering the district office. Photo courtesy of Rachel Zlotziver | Used with permission

FUHSD welcomes new superintendent

Lillian Wang and Sonia Verma May 24, 2022
Graham Clark announced as the successor to Polly Bove
Diving into stan culture

Diving into stan culture

Lance Tong and Lillian Wang April 27, 2022
Investigating student perspectives on the K-Pop fan community
Study season

Study season

April Wang and Lillian Wang April 27, 2022
Juniors take on second semester testing
Evelyn converses with an Internal Revenue Service inspector after being given another chance to pay her taxes, having filed them incorrectly the first time.

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” puts heart into comedy

Lillian Wang April 20, 2022
Two hours of multiverse chaos makes for an unexpectedly meaningful film
Fremont High School volunteer coach arrested for sexual assault

Fremont High School volunteer coach arrested for sexual assault

Lillian Wang and Sonia Verma April 13, 2022
Suspect is currently being held in the Santa Clara County Main Jail
Senior Ashley Twu hangs out with her friends in the rally court.

MVHS hosts Neon Lights Dance

Sonia Verma and Lillian Wang April 10, 2022
Students attend the first dance on campus in two years
Since the beginning of 2021, 156 books have been challenged across the United States.

Book bans are on the rise

Jisha Rajala and Lillian Wang April 6, 2022

In early January of this year, the McMinn County School Board in Tennessee unanimously voted for the removal of “Maus,” a graphic novel by Art Spiegelman focusing on Jewish experiences during the Holocaust,...

Monta Vista hosts first ever Spring Fling

Monta Vista hosts first ever Spring Fling

Lillian Wang and Sonia Verma March 21, 2022
Freshmen and sophomores attend the social event
The Non-Fungible Takeover

The Non-Fungible Takeover

Lillian Wang and Sonia Verma March 11, 2022
Investigating the recent popularity of NFTs
Examining the significance of the social construct in modern society | Illustration by Lillian Wang

Race: An indispensable myth

Melody Cui and Lillian Wang February 24, 2022
Examining the significance of the social construct in modern society
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