El Estoque

Skipping into Retirement

Skipping into Retirement

Jai Uparkar

May 22, 2019

here were two things math teacher Skip Mueller never wanted to become: a salesman or a teacher. He ended up working in sales engineering for 17 years after graduating from college with a civil engineering degree, which was dependent on the local economy. Soon after semiconductor companies moved away, Muel...

Girls basketball: Tough defense results in victory over Homestead

Ruba Shaik

January 22, 2014

Matadors trail in first quarter but quickly overtake the Mustangs and maintain lead throughout rest of the game. Read More »...

Different perspectives on parent teachers

Jady Wei

October 21, 2013

Students are mentored by their parents at home, but how many parents actually teach their children at school? At MVHS, some teachers have had the experience of teaching their own children –– like math teacher Martin Jennings who taught precalculus to two of his children and is currently teaching...

Senior Sunrise held Aug. 21

Senior Sunrise held Aug. 21

Anjali Bhat

August 22, 2013

Seniors wake up bright and early to watch the sunrise and commemorate the first day of their last year in high school. Read More »...

Girls basketball: Turnovers and slow start lead to 37-46 loss

Sophmore guard Christina Jennings looks to pass at the bottom of the second inning when the Lady Mats were ahead of the Spartans by three points. Source: Margaret Lin

Shannon Lin

February 2, 2013

The girls varsity basketball team lost to the Mountain View Spartans in a close game on Jan. 25. Although Monta Vista kept the lead for the majority of the game, Mountain View took advantage of Monta Vista’s defensive breakdowns in the fourth quarter, ultimately resulting in a loss of 37-46. ...

Play together, stay together

Play together, stay together

Howard Lee

February 8, 2012

Back when the Jennings siblings — senior Thomas "TJ" Jennings, sophomore Stephanie Jennings and freshman Christina Jennings — were younger, they would spend all of their summer afternoons the same way. Eat lunch, then head onto the makeshift basketball court in front of their house. The kids would...