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

Managing money

Managing money

Kalyani Puthenpurayil March 17, 2024
Students need a financial literacy course to prepare them for the real world
Pay for Play

Pay for Play

Stephanie Zhang and Riya Murthy March 1, 2024

Junior Jessica Zhou clearly recalls seeing her close friend spend nearly $200 on the Zhongli and Staff of Homa banners of the gacha game “Genshin Impact,” using the money to obtain both the in-game...

Graphic | Michelle Zheng

Sports team expenses

Lily Jiang and Michelle Zheng September 30, 2023

The FUHSD Director of Administrative Services Jason Crutchfield grew up in an area consisting of small towns, with each town only having one high school. That means that every sports game was not just...

Students in the ACT program plant flowers, fruits and vegetables using SSC funding.

Funding new projects

Megha Mummaneni and Angela Zhang November 14, 2022

On Oct. 4, the School Site Council met for its first meeting of the year, and its first in person meeting in two years, to approve funding requests for various student and staff activities, including professional...

Sophomores and MV Microfinance officers Devin Gupta, Arnav Doshi, and Ojas Karnavat present their proposal to the FUHSD board to get their charity organization, Kiva, permanently approved for further use by the club throughout the year.

MV Microfinance presents Kiva charity proposal to the FUHSD Board

Ishaani Dayal November 22, 2019

n Tuesday, Nov. 5, MV Microfinance president and sophomore Ojas Karnavat stood at the podium, joined by two other officers, to present a charity proposal to the FUHSD board. His goal was to have the Board...

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Bulletproof Backpacks: A safety measure versus capital product

Rachel Jiang and Aditi Dixit October 24, 2019
Exploring MVHS opinions about whether or not these precautions for gun violence are beneficial
A group of employees play video games while being filmed.

Behind the controller

How students and faculty at MVHS use and perceive video games​
Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Paying for my life: Looking at the rising costs of medication

Brandon Ng March 14, 2019

I’m part of the 60 percent of the world that has a food allergy of some type. For me, it’s nuts. For others, it could be eggs, milk, wheat or soy. There are even some less common allergies where people...

Behind the bond

Behind the bond

October 24, 2018

For the past 15 years, the MVHS campus has seemed to be constantly under construction: new fields, a new cafeteria, new classrooms and, more recently, a new gym. Modernizing the school costs millions...

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