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

The Hate Word

The “Hate” Word

Meggie Chen May 27, 2022
Why we should stop using the word “hate”


Meggie Chen April 27, 2022
Exploring how fear affects three MVHS student-athletes in their sport
Sophomore Aditya Sharma poses with his family, who are all wearing customized Ralph Lauren polo uniforms.

Polo unites the Sharmas

Meggie Chen and Krish Dev April 18, 2022

Sophomore Aditya Sharma’s favorite part of playing horse polo is the unmatched feeling of excitement as the wind whistles in his ears and the loud sound of thumping hooves against the ground as he...

The Apple Watch offers a variety of features that track activity 
Graphic | Irene Tang

Down to the bits: technology in sports

Exploring how MVHS sports uses technology
Understanding the impact of sports related games

Understanding the impact of sports related games

Meggie Chen March 11, 2022
Students share their reactions to games like Wii Sports and Just Dance
Learning how to reconcile the culture I was raised in with the political activism of my community has been extremely difficult.

Stay silent, speak out

Meggie Chen March 10, 2022
Reconciling involvement with politics and cultural norms

Do all Monta Vista students think the same?

Meggie Chen and Kripa Mayureshwar March 1, 2022
Asking students where they stand on a spectrum regarding various binaries
One of my favorite memories from elementary school was when Ms.G made homemade ice cream out of fresh strawberries for us.

To all the teachers who have inspired me

Meggie Chen January 27, 2022
Letters to all the teachers who’ve stuck with me through the years
Language in Media

Language in Media

Examining how the rhetoric used in modern media permeates our daily lives
Learning to eat bitter forced me to confront the pessimistic mindset Id built around hard work and success.

Eat bitter(sweet)

Meggie Chen December 8, 2021
Learning how to 吃苦, or “eat bitter”
Expressing love languages

Expressing love languages

Exploring how love languages play a role in the MVHS community
Graphic by Mikaylah Du

Performing Acts of Service

Meggie Chen October 29, 2021
Students and teachers explore how acts of service affect their lives.
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