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

Sophomore Ria Sethi attempts to block a shot by HHS’ offense

Girls Water Polo falls 10-5 to Homestead High School

Lily Jiang October 14, 2023

Varsity Girls Water Polo fell 10-5 to Homestead High School on Tuesday, Oct. 10. HHS led in the first quarter 2-0 but MVHS gained momentum in the second quarter, ending the first half leading with the...

Graphic | Michelle Zheng

Sports team expenses

Lily Jiang and Michelle Zheng September 29, 2023

The FUHSD Director of Administrative Services Jason Crutchfield grew up in an area consisting of small towns, with each town only having one high school. That means that every sports game was not just...

Junior Kevin Wu attempts to block HHS’s pass.

Boys Water Polo falls 11-4 to Homestead High School

Lily Jiang and Dylan Nguyen September 22, 2023
MVHS takes its second loss, bringing its overall record to 3-2
MVHS will partner with the African American Scholars Project starting in the 2023-24 school year.

MVHS administration implements African American Scholar’s Project

A B building bathroom wall was graffitied with the words “Kill all n******” on March 10, 2022. A video of a student saying the N word was sent to MVHS staff on Feb. 28, 2023. Although MVHS has established...

Clara Fan prepares for her high jump at the 2022 CIF State Championships in Clovis, CA

Time Out! Ep.3: Clara Fan

Lily Jiang May 21, 2023
Exploring Clara Fan’s journey throughout track and field and future plans in the sport
50 Questions with Scott DeRuiter

50 Questions with Scott DeRuiter

Lily Jiang and Arjun Dhruv April 24, 2023
In the 24th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Scott DeRuiter 50 questions
Graphic | Sonia Verma

One nation, under guns

Examining the different perspectives on gun policies and ownership in relation to gun violence in America
Junior Bradley Dulay races with other athletes at the 2023 RustBuster Invitational

Right On Track

Lily Jiang March 22, 2023
Track and Field Athletes share their experience with their main track events
Senior Eesha Mokkapati gets serenaded with roses

MVHS Choir holds its annual Valentine’s concert

Lily Jiang February 23, 2023
Choir members share their preparations for the annual Valentines Choir Concert
Senior Ryan Tan guards his SHS opponent. Photo by Stephanie Zhang

Boys Soccer defeats Saratoga High School 1-0

Arjun Dhruv, Lily Jiang, and Eshika Tiwari February 7, 2023
The Matadors maintain their second-half lead throughout the game

Artivism on social media

Lily Jiang and April Wang February 3, 2023
Discussing the unique impacts of combining art, activism, and the widespread use of social media
Graphic by Michelle Zheng

Age in Sports

Exploring the athletic experiences of different age groups and the effects of age on one's journey in sports and coaching style
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