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

Senior Vivica Martinez poses beside her car, Posey.

Car Craze

Nika Zamani May 24, 2022
MVHS students share their car stories
The Apple Watch offers a variety of features that track activity 
Graphic | Irene Tang

Down to the bits: technology in sports

Exploring how MVHS sports uses technology
The Cheer Teams Instagram features team bonding activities, routines they performed at games and promo for their future events

Like. Follow. Cheer.

Aashi Venkat and Nika Zamani March 18, 2022
Exploring how sports teams use social media
Race in Sports

Race in Sports

Exploring the different facets of race in sports
Senior Matvey Jennsen poses proudly in front of the German flag.

The rooting dilemma

Geethikaa Tarra, Nika Zamani February 8, 2022
Sports teams MVHS students cheer on that represent their race and ethnicity
MVHS students and staff share the small things that make them happy

It’s the little things

Kripa Mayureshwar and Nika Zamani November 7, 2021
Exploring the small joys in staff and students’ lives
Stage manager, co-costuming lead and junior Marian Montejano organizes clothing in the loft — the room above the Blackbox where costumes and accessories from past productions are stored.

Behind the scenes of ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Anna Kaminitz and Nika Zamani October 29, 2021
Exploring the different facets of Drama’s fall play preparations
Team Bowman

Team Bowman

Nika Zamani September 24, 2021
Exploring how the Bowman brothers connected through water polo
Teammates by Chance

Teammates by Chance

Exploring the impacts of playing the same sport as a family member
The Varsity Football Team lost its season opener against Westmont High School 42-0.

Football falls 42-0 to Westmont in first game of the season

Anushka De and Nika Zamani August 27, 2021
The Matadors attribute the loss to inexperienced players and tentative playing
Seniors Diya Bahl and Anika Somasundaram take a selfie to capture their memories at the event.

Class of 2022 keeps up annual tradition of Senior Sunrise

Jayanti Jha and Nika Zamani August 24, 2021
Seniors commemorate the beginning of their last year at MVHS
Senior Sophia Bokovikova poses beside her grandmother in Novosibirsk, Russia.

Post-lockdown getaways

Students recount their first summer vacations following quarantine
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