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

Seniors win in the Farewell Rally

Seniors win in the Farewell Rally

Aditya Shukla, Riya Ravuri, and Irene Tang May 27, 2022
MVHS hosts the last rally of the 2021-2022 school year
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
Community members gather to celebrate the naming of the Bettencourt gymnasium at a ceremony on May 7.

Main gym renamed

Michelle Chen and Devin Gupta May 22, 2022
Honoring Harry Bettencourt’s 32 years of service to FUHSD
El Estoque writers pose playing Nintendo Switch | Photo by Shivani Verma

From textbooks to television

Devin Gupta and Shivani Verma April 27, 2022
Examining the impact of teaching through more modern, accessible means
Unlearning pressures at MVHS

Unlearning pressures at MVHS

Nameek Chowdhury April 26, 2022

Believing that he and others are enclosed in a bubble where everyone obsesses over grades, senior Nilay Kundu describes the experience as a student in Cupertino to be one of academic priority. Through...

Salt: Giving food life

Salt: Giving food life

Geethikaa Tarra April 20, 2022
Students share their experiences and opinions on salty flavors
Students leave their bikes at the bike racks.

Combating air pollution

Kalyani Puthenpurayil April 19, 2022

Air pollution is not seen as a big problem in Cupertino — with an average air quality index of 40 in the past month, which is within the ideal levels of 0-50, the city is categorized as “Good” in...

Sophomore Katherine Li plays the vibraphone as a member of the Front Ensemble at Marching Band’s last run-through of their Fall 2021 Show.

Diving into the double threat

Crystal Cheng March 19, 2022
MVHS students explain how they take two performing arts electives
Graphic by Justin Kim

Dancing forward

Taking a look at the goals and memories of MVHS's dance organizations
The new bell schedule for the 2022-23 school year.

FUHSD implements new bell schedule for 2022-23 school year

Krish Dev and Tanish Mendki March 15, 2022
Major schedule changes include an 8:30 a.m start and seven periods on Monday
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
Sophomore Abha Dash plays the flute during Symphonic Band’s performance. Symphonic Band played two pieces titled “West Highland Sojourn” and “Waltz No. 2” before intermission.

The instrumental music department hosts its annual Festival Concert

Melody Cui and Gauri Manoj February 19, 2022
Band and orchestra perform “From Britain with Love” with a feature from the Brass Ensemble
Load More Stories