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

Inflation impacts students and staff

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 27, 2022
Looking into the changing leadership in MVHS clubs
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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
Students and staff use various methods to stay safe from COVID-19

Students and staff use various methods to stay safe from COVID-19

Minjae Kang February 4, 2022
Looking into the different precautions MVHS students and staff are taking in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Holiday-themed poster for Hawkeye, released on Disney+. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

Marvel’s ‘Hawkeye’ exceeds expectations

Krish Dev and Minjae Kang January 3, 2022
The fourth MCU Disney+ series is a fun holiday-themed ride
The Shaikh family poses for a family photo

Unique Cupertino families

Different types of families in Cupertino share their history and dynamics
Taralynn Kang shares her experience growing up in a biracial family

Biracial families share their family dynamics

Minjae Kang December 10, 2021
Looking into the family dynamics of biracial families
Honor American Literature students ask questions in Carpenters Discord server Carpenter Official

Mark Carpenter uses Discord to communicate with students

Minjae Kang December 8, 2021
Looking into the effectiveness of Discord as a communication platform between students and teachers
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