El Estoque

2017 class officers chosen in early elections

2017 class officers chosen in early elections

Colin Ni

August 26, 2013

Typically held in September, the freshman class officer elections were instead held in May due to earlier Homecoming schedule. Read More »...

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 »...

Legislative Council aims to foster communication with students

Legislative Council aims to foster communication with students

Varsha Venkat

August 22, 2013

Student representatives from each fifth period class will meet with Leadership monthly to discuss changes and new additions to school activities. Read More »...

Class of 2013 graduation and baccalaureate speakers announced

Class of 2013 graduation and baccalaureate speakers announced

Margaret Lin

May 13, 2013

Six students are chosen to present speeches by administration, teachers and students. Read More »...

Letter highlights the flaws of Club Commission

Letter highlights the flaws of Club Commission

Mihir Patil

May 5, 2013

When senior Barak Gila wrote an open letter “To Monta Vista, with Love,” regarding Club Commission, he may not have realized that it would receive more than 700 views, along with a plethora of comments on the document in support of his point of view. The letter satirically pointed out the al...

Campus Supervisor Ruben Delgado dies

Campus Supervisor Ruben Delgado dies

Cynthia Mao

March 24, 2013

One of the school’s longest-standing staff members, Campus Supervisor Ruben Delgado died of a heart attack the evening of Saturday, March 23. Delgado worked at the school since 1997 and was a familiar, friendly presence on campus. Known to many students as simply “Ruben,” Delgado often wat...

New mascot introduced

New mascot introduced

Anupama Cemballi

September 10, 2012

When Monte the Matador “returned” to Monta Vista at the Welcome Back Rally after a “long vacation,” almost everyone was surprised. However, Monte had long been in the making. “Everything was related to the bull, and we’re not the bulls,” Principal April Scott said. “We’ve tri...

Former Dean of Students Michael Hicks takes Assistant Principal position

Former Dean of Students Michael Hicks takes Assistant Principal position

Namrata Ramani

August 24, 2012

New Assistant Principal Michael Hicks has known former FHS Dean of Students Nico Flores for about four years. They became acquainted with one another at the FUHSD district meetings, where they met a few times a year to share thoughts and experiences from their respective schools with each other. This...

Hopes for Homecoming

Hopes for Homecoming

Angela Liu

October 24, 2011

Homecoming: a celebration of school spirit. Or is it? Students and staff question if having too much spirit is undesirable, and whether or not Homecoming can be improved for the years to come.   2012 class advisor David Clarke believes that this year’s Homecoming was just...

Impacts of construction forthcoming

Impacts of construction forthcoming

Karishma Mehrotra

August 25, 2011

As the year moves on and the seasons shift from summer to fall, the color of the leaves won’t be the only aspect of our environment that will change. MVHS has started construction projects throughout the campus and is finalizing future construction plans as well. Track and Field: ...