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

MVHS principal Ben Clausnitzer sent an email to Monta Vista students and parents two days after a video of a student saying a racial slur circulated among staff members.

BREAKING: MVHS student uses the N-word in a video shared with staff

Megha Mummaneni March 4, 2023
On March 2, an email concerning a racist video was sent to the MVHS community
Didnt work out

Didn’t work out

Megha Mummaneni February 16, 2023
Students reflect on their experiences following a failed relationship
50 Questions with Julia Satterthwaite

50 Questions with Julia Satterthwaite

Megha Mummaneni, Alyssa Yang, and Angela Zhang February 6, 2023
In the 23rd installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Julia Satterthwaite 50 questions
Winter break traditions

Winter break traditions

Anika Bhandarkar and Megha Mummaneni December 21, 2022
Examining the traditions students and staff partake in over the winter holidays
A collage of images depicting Faezan Hussain, John Swensson and William Lai from left to right. Photos courtesy of Faezan Hussain, John Swensson and William Lai | Used with permission

American heroes

Alan Tai and Eric Zhou November 11, 2022
Discovering how military service has influenced the lives of local residents
Behind the notes

Behind the notes

Megha Mummaneni November 4, 2022

Photo courtesy of Clay Carson | Used with permission Megha Mummaneni ยท Behind the notes As junior Noah Vin enters the Los Altos church, he sets down his cello case and gets ready to warm up....

Students and staff present conflicting opinions on whether or not the pandemic is truly over.

Is the pandemic over?

Mikaylah Du and Megha Mummaneni October 17, 2022
Exploring why people do or don't take precautions against COVID-19
A drone shot of Orange Avenue pictures the newly constructed sidewalk. Photo by Alexander Chu

A new path to school

Megha Mummaneni and Kalyani Puthenpurayil October 14, 2022

Concerns from the community regarding road safety on Orange Avenue are increasing due to a rise in vehicular traffic and a growing number of students walking every morning. A sidewalk building project...

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