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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Junior Lotus Wu gets ready before an online C-Dream show

Global game

Ananda Singh and Varun Singh May 25, 2024

When she was younger, junior Lotus Wu would sit in front of the TV and admire the Chinese dancers performing on shows and at festivals, which began her passion for dance. Through her mother, Wu met well-known...

Idols are debuting in the K-pop industry at as young as 13 years old, causing controversy among fans and critics alike. Photo Illustration | Ellie Wang

Minor concerns

Jillian Ju and Ellie Wang January 23, 2024

Even through the screen of her phone, junior Lotus Wu could see the passion and commitment put into the idols’ performances. Ever since sixth grade, Wu has been captivated by their energy and the way...

Students note that parental controls can sometimes feel overly restrictive, with 52% of MVHS students reporting that they feel dissatisfied with the controls on their device(s).

Under CTRL

Anika Bhandarkar and Megha Mummaneni May 31, 2023
Examining student and parent opinions on parental controls
Man on the street: Can you solve this riddle?

Man on the street: Can you solve this riddle?

Jami Lim, Megha Mummaneni, and Riya Murthy May 12, 2023
Testing MVHS students and staff's abilities to answer puzzling riddles
Illustration by Vincent Zhao | El Estoque

Putting myself first

Stephanie Zhang February 17, 2023

“To me, self-love is a mix of being very accepting of myself, while also being forgiving,” senior Krupa Shanware said. “I think more than anything, [it’s] about not judging yourself for who you...

The languages of MVHS

The languages of MVHS

Showcasing different languages spoken on campus
Seniors Shivani Verma and Esha Ramchurn stand in the front as MV Dance Team performs an in-sync whole team routine. Photo by Krish Dev

The MV Dance team hosts “A December to Remember”

Melody Cui, Krish Dev, and Gauri Manoj December 25, 2021
Students perform in their first showcase since quarantine
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