El Estoque

Scenes from the MVHS Saturday Night Live 2020

Actors, hosts and skit directors clap for those who operated the lighting as MV SNL 2020 comes to an end.

Sean Yagi and Anjali Singh

February 16, 2020

n Saturday, Feb. 15, Monta Vista Saturday Night Live (MV SNL) held its second show of the year. MV SNL is an annual student-run sketch comedy show modeled after its namesake New York based production. With 11 skits and a guest musical performance from student band Ovtatvn, the production had a runtime ...

MVSNL brings audience to tears of laughter

MVSNL brings audience to tears of laughter

Ilena Peng

October 6, 2015

nside the auditorium, music played quietly in the background masked by the excited murmurs coming from the audience. As more and more viewers trickled in, it was hard to believe that it was only a Friday night show of Saturday Night Live. Every year, the drama department dedicates hours of time to Mo...

Year in Review: Reflection on MV Saturday Night Live


May 24, 2014

Drama students look back on their changes since their first performance this year in MVSNL. Read More »...

Bigger and better than ever, MVSNL is a real treat

Rhonda Mak

October 4, 2013

At the beginning of Monta Vista Saturday Night Live, host and English teacher Mark Carpenter opened with a fierce monologue of his attempts at acting — how he would come in a teacher and exit a star, with MVSNL being the start of his stardom. MVSNL was held at the auditorium on Friday, Sept....

MVSNL Preview: Musical guests to be violinist duo

Juniors Michael Ligier and Andy Wang perform Britney Spears’ ‘Toxic’ at last year’s Blacklight Rally. Ligier and Wang go by the name No String Attached, and play popular songs on the violin. Photo used with permission of Clark Lin.

Rhonda Mak

September 20, 2013

This Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sept. 21, Monta Vista Saturday Night Live, hosted by literature teacher Mark Carpenter, will be showing in the auditorium. While a large component of the show is the comedy sketches –– written and directed by students ––the musical performances are als...