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

A fallen tree blocks a bridge in Shoreline at Mountain View.

Downpour demolition

Mihir Vishwarupe and Lillian Wang February 1, 2023

A series of heavy storms battered California in the beginning of January, flooding cities, damaging infrastructure and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate. Cupertino was one of many cities hit by...

High winds cause a tree to fall on Mann Drive, blocking a parking lot and the sidewalk.

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb cyclone hits Cupertino

Ananya Chaudhary January 5, 2023

A bomb cyclone over the Pacific Ocean brought powerful storms to the Bay Area starting Wednesday, Jan. 4, causing heavy rain, high wind warnings and power outages in Santa Clara County.  Cupertino...

2022 News Recap

2022 News Recap

Angela Zhang, News Editor December 21, 2022
Reflecting on the biggest news events of each month
Club Credit

Club Credit

Mihir Vishwarupe November 14, 2022

From hosting boba fundraisers to printing t-shirts, the success of club functionality largely depends on funding. The Associate Student Body is involved in managing the allocation of money for all...

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 26, 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
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