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

Man on the street: Geography edition

Krish Dev, Kathryn Foo, and Lillian Wang November 10, 2022
Testing MVHS students’ geographical knowledge
Water polo coaches Himani Kukreja and Shravya Guda graduated from MVHS in 2012 after four years on the Girls Water Polo team.

Coming back to coach

Lillian Wang and Michelle Zheng November 5, 2022
Water polo coaches share their experiences from playing for MVHS to coaching
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sitting in a chair during the 2021 presidential inauguration was a cultural reset, according to Wired – one of millions of memes the Internet has produced since its inception.

A memes to an end

Lillian Wang November 5, 2022
Investigating the influence of Internet humor on politics
Officers from the Santa Clara County Sheriffs Department arrived in the Student Parking Lot following a bomb threat on Sept. 23.

Preparing for the unexpected

Krish Dev, Mihir Vishwarupe, and Lillian Wang October 5, 2022
Exploring how school safety plans are created and updated at MVHS
According to a survey of 173 students, 28.9% of MVHS students follow teachers on social media.

Going private

Lauren Chuu and Lillian Wang October 5, 2022
Exploring how teachers and students view their privacy on social media
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...

Take our August news quiz

Take our August news quiz

Krish Dev and Lillian Wang September 10, 2022

From record breaking floods to MVHS discontinuing a tradition, August was a month filled with surprises. Quiz yourself and read about important events that happened last month.

Plushies, pop-its, tote bags and action figures are amongst the many items sold at the De Anza flea market

The humans behind the De Anza flea market

Aashi Venkat and Lillian Wang September 9, 2022
Telling the stories of five people at the De Anza flea market
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...

Dancing on a deadline

Dancing on a deadline

Crystal Cheng and Lillian Wang June 1, 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.  

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