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

Graphic by Sonia Verma

Staying awake

Alex Zhang, Staff Writer November 12, 2022

In April of 2021, a university student was rushed to the intensive care unit in critical condition. Scans at the hospital found that he was suffering from heart and kidney failure as well as having trouble...

Twitter is set to receive significant changes following Elon Musks $44 billion takeover.

Jumping down the rabbit hole

Nameek Chowdhury and Krish Dev November 12, 2022

Twitter is a social media platform where users who can post text-based messages along with photos, videos and hyperlinks. Recently, the platform was acquired by billionaire and Tesla co-founder Elon Musk....

In only the first three quarters of 2022 alone, TikTok has had 571 million downloads

Tok-xicity?

Ananya Chaudhary November 12, 2022

Just hours after posting a lighthearted TikTok with friends, sophomore Julie Yu was shocked to see her post going viral — but for the wrong reasons. Late last year, Yu and her group of friends went...

AP African-American Studies and AP Precalculus are set to join the 38 AP exams currently offered by College Board.

The College Board announces two new AP courses

Jason Chu and Krish Dev November 4, 2022

The College Board recently announced the planned addition of two new AP classes — AP African American Studies and AP Precalculus  — which will be available starting in the 2023-2024 school year. According...

Homecoming 2022

Homecoming 2022

A recap of Homecoming 2022 at MVHS
Seniors celebrate with a pose at the end of the boys’ dance.

Class of 2023’s Homecoming Performance

Nameek Chowdhury and Aditya Shukla October 13, 2022
Seniors traverse a galaxy far far away in a “Star Wars” themed skit
Students in the stands cheer as MV Cheer performs a stunt.

Got spirit?

Anika Bhandarkar and Darpan Singh October 12, 2022
Examining the importance of camaraderie among students at MVHS
Sophomores Vibhav Pata, Ishi Chopra and  Peter Chen converse with the dinosaur, played by sophomore Aneesh Boddu.

Class of 2025’s Homecoming Performance

Krish Dev and Manas Kottakota October 11, 2022

The Class of 2025 performed a skit on Tuesday, Oct. 11, the second day of Homecoming week. In the skit, based on “Jurassic Park,” three students come across a dinosaur while exploring the D building...

The Class of 2024 celebrates with confetti at the end of its performance.

Class of 2024’s Homecoming Performance

Ananya Chaudhary and Krish Dev October 10, 2022

Homecoming Week started strong on Monday, Oct. 10, as the Class of 2024 performed its “Ghostbusters” themed skit, which narrated the story of four students wanting to start a club about paranormal...

Man on the Street: Whos your fictional crush?

Man on the Street: Who’s your fictional crush?

Dahlia Schilling and Anabelle Walker October 8, 2022
MVHS students reveal their crushes from movies and media.
Post-threat ponderings

Post-threat ponderings

Sonia Verma, Graphics Editor September 28, 2022

 

Senior Krupa Shanware serves the ball to start a rally.

Girls Volleyball loses to Mountain View High School 3-2

Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil September 24, 2022

Varsity Girls Volleyball fell to Mountain View High School 3-2 on Sept. 23 during its third league game, bringing its overall league record to 1-2. While the Matadors took the lead after winning  the...

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