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

Senior Rokiya Elhak changes her name to Amanda when ordering at coffee shops

Playing the name game

Chiran Arumugam and Darpan Singh June 4, 2023
Examining how names and pronunciation play a role in the classroom
Monica Jariwala will fill the English Department Lead vacancy left by Julia Satterthwaite.

Tackling new roles

Krish Dev and Eric Zhou May 31, 2023
Three teachers appointed Department Leads
The Oscars have diversified over the years, nominating more global films in categories other than Best International Foreign Feature

And the Oscar goes to…

Aidan Ruan and Aashi Venkat April 14, 2023
Examining how international films are popularizing in America
Anjali Jariwala wrote Why We Eat With Our Hands as a gift to her daughter, Nyla.

“Why We Eat with Our Hands” by Anjali Jariwala is a necessary addition to all childrens’ bookshelves

Abha Dash, Taryn Lam, and Aashna Patel November 5, 2022
Exploring the message behind Monica Jariwala’s sister’s new book
Sophomore Sonia Vermas mom lights a brass diya in her home.

Tasting the festivities

Matthew Yoshimoto October 29, 2021
Students and staff share their favorite Diwali dishes
Three teachers give their thoughts on the transition to hybrid learning.

Teachers voice their opinions on hybrid learning

Krish Dev, Web Editor May 14, 2021

As conditions in California with COVID-19 continued to improve, MVHS transitioned to hybrid learning as of April 19. Most students remain at home, but some students chose to go to school in person...

Students, staff and administrators engage in and promote ways to support survivors after the recent surge in sexual misconduct allegations

The MVHS community works on sexual harassment and assault awareness and prevention initiatives

Oishee Misra April 22, 2021
Students, staff and administrators engage in and promote ways to support survivors after the recent surge in sexual misconduct allegations
The impacts of anti-racism education on both students and staff

FUHSD Institutes Anti-Racism education

Anushka De and Nika Zamani September 11, 2020
Students and staff discuss the motivations behind and impacts of new anti-racism curriculum
Senior Adam Wangs fight against his hearing disability

Senior Adam Wang’s fight against his hearing disability

Tyler Cho and Tanish Mendki January 13, 2020
Exploring senior Adam Wang’s hardships with his hearing disability
Disney stirs controversy over older content on its new streaming service

Disney stirs controversy over older content on its new streaming service

Ishaani Dayal December 20, 2019

ince Netflix’s release in 1997, the market for streaming services has grown rapidly, introducing competitors like Amazon Prime Video, HBO Now and Hulu. Nov. 12 marked the release of the most recent addition:...

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