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

AI art has raised fears of human artists being replaced by machines.

A thin line

Mikaylah Du, Alan Tai, and Lillian Wang March 12, 2023
Exploring student and staff perspectives on artificial intelligence art

EE Tries Sports: Football

El Estoque competes against the MVHS Varsity Football team in Flag Football
Dessert Detectives: Q Baking Corner

Dessert Detectives: Q Baking Corner

Sarah Liu and Lillian Wang March 8, 2023
Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
Activists congregated at the San Jose City Hall on June 25 to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Photo | Anna Jerolimov

Rising up for Roe

Sonia Verma and Lillian Wang March 1, 2023
Student activists recount their involvement in abortion rights activism
The majority of Cupertino is zoned for low to medium density housing, pictured in yellow on Cupertinos interactive zoning map.

New laws and housing element impact housing in Cupertino

Lillian Wang and Alex Zhang February 15, 2023
Community members share their opinions on the housing crisis
Senior Marcus Praseuth and his family row a whitewater rafting boat during their vacation in Cancun.

Terminal delays

Lillian Wang and Eric Zhou February 4, 2023
Students and staff reflect on inconveniences at airports over winter break
A fallen tree blocks a bridge in Shoreline at Mountain View.

Downpour demolition

Mihir Vishwarupe and Lillian Wang February 1, 2023

A series of heavy storms battered California in the beginning of January, flooding cities, damaging infrastructure and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate. Cupertino was one of many cities hit by...

Reviewing California laws passed for 2023

Reviewing California laws passed for 2023

Lillian Wang and Angela Zhang January 19, 2023
Hundreds of new statewide measures took effect on Jan. 1
High winds cause a tree to fall on Mann Drive, blocking a parking lot and the sidewalk.

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb cyclone hits Cupertino

Ananya Chaudhary January 5, 2023

A bomb cyclone over the Pacific Ocean brought powerful storms to the Bay Area starting Wednesday, Jan. 4, causing heavy rain, high wind warnings and power outages in Santa Clara County.  Cupertino...

The Drug Enforcement Administration released a public warning about the rise in seizures of colorful fentanyl pills, dubbed rainbow fentanyl, on Aug. 30.

In the face of fentanyl

Ananya Chaudhary and Lillian Wang December 22, 2022
Understanding the fentanyl crisis in Santa Clara County
Sophomore Lotus Wu dances with her brother in the first annual Family Jam, a group dance featuring MVDT members and their families.

MV Dance Team hosts “Santa’s Workshop”

Aidan Ruan and Lillian Wang December 11, 2022
Student dance groups perform in the annual Winter Showcase

Man on the street: Geography edition

Krish Dev, Kathryn Foo, and Lillian Wang November 11, 2022
Testing MVHS students’ geographical knowledge
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