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

Junior Rohin Inani poses next to his two recycling bins for discarded tennis balls.

Rohin Inani recycles tennis balls to create ‘green gold’

Matthew Yoshimoto October 20, 2021
How a junior partnered with a nonprofit to install bins at the tennis courts for discarded balls
Los Gatos High School by David Sawyer is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

BREAKING: Los Altos High School bomb threat threatens Homecoming football game

Devin Gupta and Lance Tong October 1, 2021
Reports of a dangerous device at LAHS proves a false alarm

Sexual harassment procedures at FUHSD and Bay Area high schools

Michelle Chen and Oishee Misra June 3, 2021
Examining rape culture and sexual harassment policies, including Title IX, at FUHSD and Bay Area high schools
Athletes line up to get their QR badge scanned so they can enter the waiting room of the gym and receive a COVID test.

COVID-19 precautions in sports

Mikaylah Du, Staff Writer May 21, 2021
Athletes are tested regularly, wear masks and distance when possible
Varsity Boys Soccer players share a team huddle following a game.

Season shutdown

Robert Liu and Nika Zamani May 19, 2021
How the MVHS football and boys soccer teams reacted to their teammates’ positive COVID results
Students, staff and administrators engage in and promote ways to support survivors after the recent surge in sexual misconduct allegations

The MVHS community works on sexual harassment and assault awareness and prevention initiatives

Oishee Misra April 22, 2021
Students, staff and administrators engage in and promote ways to support survivors after the recent surge in sexual misconduct allegations
The Rise of MV Gymnastics

The Rise of MV Gymnastics

Rucha Soman and Jayanti Jha March 11, 2020

A t the start of the 2019-20 school year, after the MVHS cheer team fell apart, athletic director Nick Bonacorsi overheard a girl who was previously on cheer hoping for the creation of a gymnastics team...

Girls Basketball: Team narrowly defeats Santa Clara HS

Girls Basketball: Team narrowly defeats Santa Clara HS

Rucha Soman, Justine Ha, and Kamyar Moradi January 28, 2020
The Matadors win by four points at the Women in Sports celebration game

Behind MVXC’s Success

Rucha Soman November 24, 2019

For the past nine years, MVXC has been qualifying for the Central Coast Section Championship (CCS). Coach Kirk Flatow attributes the success to the kind of kids MV has. He believes that running comes from...

@mvathletics: Athletic director uses Instagram to provide information and promote teams

@mvathletics: Athletic director uses Instagram to provide information and promote teams

Sophia Chen, Staff Writer October 23, 2019
Exploring athletic director and MVHS student perspectives on the @mvathletics Instagram page
Leaders on the field

Leaders on the field

Exploring different leadership roles held in the sports community
Head of the game

Head of the game

Roshan Fernandez February 6, 2019

He typically stops responding to emails at around 7 p.m. When he comes into work the following morning, his inbox is full; there are already between 30 and 50 emails to respond to. The topics of...

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