El Estoque

A look into why MVHS students ask each other to dances publicly

Anjana Melvin

October 16, 2014

2014 inspired the most showy homecoming askings that Monta Vista has seen in years. Forget the mundane poster in the private setting— not only did students provide posters and flowers, but many sang and danced in front of the student body. Yet what was the appeal in asking someone so publicly? Amid...

Defining spirit: Floundering about at quad decs

Sophomore Felicia Hou takes a break from the hand-painting the ocean.

Kristin Chang

September 25, 2013

uad Decs affect Homecoming results more than any other category, even surpassing rally results. Still, according to a recent El Estoque survey of 101 respondents, approximately 63 percent of students have never attended. Quad Decs, like Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or New York’s annual ball drop, a...

Leadership introduces weekly Friday Fundays

Karen Feng

September 5, 2013

The first of weekly Friday Funday events held at lunch on Aug. 30 to promote school spirit. Read More »...