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

50 Questions with Zoey Liu

50 Questions with Zoey Liu

Anna Jerolimov, Gauri Manoj, and Mira Wagner May 30, 2022
In the 19th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Zoey Liu 50 questions
A member of El Estoque throws a shot put while wrapped in caution tape.

Taking precautions

Mira Wagner and Crystal Cheng May 27, 2022
Students examine the risks they take in playing sports while participating in other activities
Freshmen Anuvaa Joshi and Jooha Kim pose for a photo.

What friends are for

Mira Wagner and Taryn Lam April 23, 2022
Best friends explore the growth of their friendship
A large crowd of protestors march forward during a rally.

Black Lives Matter

Sarah Liu and Mira Wagner April 22, 2022

On Thursday, March 10, junior Greyson Mobley found that the bathroom in the lower B building at MVHS had been graffitied with the phrase “Kill all n******.” He perceived the act as “stupid and childish,”...

Sophomore Varchas Athreya passes the ball in the first set of the game, which MVHS won 26-24.

Boys Volleyball triumphs over Cupertino High School in straight sets

Anna Jerolimov and Mira Wagner March 21, 2022
MVHS wins three close sets in its second home game
Junior Ethan Tarng waters, Gretchen, one of his plants while making sure not to overwater it as that would be detrimental to the plants health. Photo by Joyce Tarng // Used with permission

Unconventional love at MVHS

Mira Wagner February 12, 2022
Exploring instances of love for unique items at MVHS
Defining Critical Race Theory

Defining Critical Race Theory

Mira Wagner and Jayanti Jha February 12, 2022
Understanding CRT and how it is taught and understood in classrooms
Graphic | Mikaylah Du

Coping with grief

Mira Wagner and Alex Zhang December 10, 2021
Community members describe their experiences and strategies managing their grief
Junior Maggie Du maintains possession of the ball while searching the field for an open teammate to pass to.

Girls Soccer falls to The King’s Academy 3-1

Mira Wagner and Anna Jerolimov December 7, 2021
Matadors recognize fatigue as a factor for their defeat
The Srivastava family lights diyas for a Diwali puja.

Fireworks, food and culture bring families together during Diwali

Mira Wagner November 9, 2021
Students and staff discuss their experiences celebrating the Hindu holiday
Long-term substitute Stephanie Bodnaruk poses for a photo.

Matador family adds members to its ranks

New staff share more about where they're coming from and what brought them to MVHS
50 fresh faces

50 fresh faces

The Class of 2025 shares its initial thoughts about MVHS
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