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

Mridha’s app Word Find challenges users to create as many words as possible with six letters. Photo by Amanjyoti Mridha

There’s an app for that

Minjae Kang November 14, 2022
Students break down the process of creating apps
Campaign yard signs are displayed in front of MVHS

Voting for the first time

Minjae Kang and Jason Chu November 8, 2022
First-time voters share their thoughts on casting their first ballot.
Jennifer Walters trains to control her hulk abilities with her cousin, Bruce Banner

“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” is a comedic mess

Minjae Kang October 15, 2022
Marvel’s seventh Disney+ series struggles to form a coherent plot
Graphic | Lauren Chuu

Deconstructing Securly

Mira Wagner, Jason Chu, and Minjae Kang October 7, 2022
Investigating the incentives and impacts behind implementing the web filter at FUHSD
Recent MCU movies such as Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder and Eternals have recieved poor ratings, especially when compared to previous releases.

Trading quality for quantity

Krish Dev and Minjae Kang September 25, 2022

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has produced 29 superhero genre films and shows since 2008, with many grossing over a billion dollars at the box office. During this time, the MCU has maintained its...

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
MVHS Speech and Debate club showcases the awards it won

New club officers share their plans for the next school year

Minjae Kang May 26, 2022
Looking into the changing leadership in MVHS clubs
Photo | Unsplash

An acquired taste: Coffee and tea at MVHS

Minjae Kang April 13, 2022
Students and teachers find benefits from drinking bitter beverages
Michael Morbius possesses the ability to transform into a vampire.

“Morbius” fails to deliver a memorable origin story

Minjae Kang April 13, 2022
The latest Sony film is an underwhelming and forgettable experience
Official Poster for “Turning Red,” released exclusively on Disney+ on March 11.

Disney’s “Turning Red” puts an Asian spin on the coming of age experience

Krish Dev and Minjae Kang March 16, 2022

“My whole life I’ve been perfect little Mei Mei. But maybe I like this new me.” Chinese Canadian teenager Meilin Lee transforms into a giant red panda whenever she feels strong emotions in Disney’s...

Korean Clubs Dance Crew performs a circular pose from K-pop group TWICEs What is Love in MVHSs Duo Rally. Photo by Krish Dev

What’s in store for KCDC?

Justin E Kim and Minjae Kang March 3, 2022
Korean Club’s Dance Crew explains the motivations and challenges behind their performances
COVID-19 through the years

COVID-19 through the years

Jayanti Jha, Minjae Kang, and Riya Ravuri February 11, 2022
MVHS community reflects on the impact of COVID-19 two years later
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