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

Sophomore Jami Lim checks her schedule

Runaway of the bulls

Students and staff discuss the reasons for and the impacts of the cancellation of ROTB
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
The community room on the second floor overlooks the redwood trees surrounding the back of the library.

Cupertino Library expansion finishes

Sarah Liu May 1, 2022

On Saturday, April 30, the Cupertino Library expansion project opened to the public. The renovations include large community rooms, study spaces and other multi-purpose spaces connected to the previously...

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...

Fremont High School volunteer coach arrested for sexual assault

Fremont High School volunteer coach arrested for sexual assault

Lillian Wang and Sonia Verma April 13, 2022
Suspect is currently being held in the Santa Clara County Main Jail
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
Official flyer for the Interdisciplinary Research and Project Design course, applications due Feb. 14.

What is Interdisciplinary Research and Project Design?

Krish Dev, Website Editor February 1, 2022
Equity Deconstructed rebrands and is accepting applications until Feb. 14
Coronavirus illustration, different size viruses on a gradient background. Illustration by the CDC

COVID-19 surges for weeks following winter break

Krish Dev, Website Editor January 24, 2022
Understanding the increase in COVID-19 cases at FUHSD
Members of the Color Guard pose for a photo before their performance in the first football game of the season.

Color Guard transitions to in-person practices

Nameek Chowdhury and Jisha Rajala September 29, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic was a huge obstacle for the MVHS Color Guard team, with social distancing protocols forcing the team’s regular practices to transition online. Now that in-person practices are allowed,...

Club officers from the Photo Club, The Art of investing Club, and MV Bookshelf.

Optimism amongst small clubs

February 10, 2021
How smaller clubs have managed to stay afloat during a distance learning school year
Photo courtesy of California All-State Music Education Conference

MVHS Music Department’s All-State Band and Orchestra members

Aditya Shukla and Devin Gupta February 8, 2021
How All-State band programs are managed through the screen
A close up shot of a Diya, a candle used to illuminate houses during Diwali.

Acknowledging Cultural Celebrations

Abdullah Memon, Aditya Shukla, and Justin E Kim December 5, 2020
The MVHS administration’s stance on cultural awareness and reducing workload for traditionally celebrated holidays
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