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

From farm to table

From farm to table

Free meal plans began over a year ago, causing hundreds of MVHS students to get food from the cafeteria each day. Due to the increase in demand, there is also an influx of effort that goes into each dish...

Sophomore Clara Fan protects the ball from an SCHS defender as she attempts to score points in the third quarter. Photo by Manas Kottakota

Varsity Girls Basketball defeats Santa Clara 51-33 to kick off the season

Jason Chu, Manas Kottakota, and Michelle Zheng November 19, 2022
Matadors win the sportsmanship game, the first game of the season
BeReal isn’t as real as it makes it out to be

An authentic take on BeReal

Avni Gandhi and Manas Kottakota November 12, 2022

BeReal, a new photo-sharing app, has gained popularity among Gen Z in mid 2022. One notification is sent out each day to let users know they have two minutes to post, but users can also post a “late”...

Cafeteria Crackdown

El Estoque’s Arts & Entertainment section assesses school lunches
Homecoming 2022

Homecoming 2022

A recap of Homecoming 2022 at MVHS
Sophomores Vibhav Pata, Ishi Chopra and  Peter Chen converse with the dinosaur, played by sophomore Aneesh Boddu.

Class of 2025’s Homecoming Performance

Krish Dev and Manas Kottakota October 11, 2022

The Class of 2025 performed a skit on Tuesday, Oct. 11, the second day of Homecoming week. In the skit, based on “Jurassic Park,” three students come across a dinosaur while exploring the D building...

The “MOSS” album cover features Maya Hawke self-reflecting over a retro background.

“MOSS” is a dull exploration of memories

Ananya Chaudhary and Manas Kottakota October 2, 2022

Actress and singer Maya Hawke, known for her role as Robin Buckley in the popular Netflix series “Stranger Things,” released her second studio album “MOSS” on Sept. 23, just over two years after...

Inflation rates have gone up in the U.S. due to the pandemic and Russia’s war on Ukraine | Graphic by April Wang

Inflation impacts students and staff

Minjae Kang, Alex Zhang, April Wang, and Manas Kottakota August 12, 2022
Looking into how rising prices challenge the FUHSD community
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