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

The Class of 2021

The Class of 2021

Seniors reflect back on their high school experiences
Discovering Depop

Discovering Depop

Shreshta Ranganathan, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

Neither of my parents grew up with money, and for the majority of my childhood, neither did I. We are a family of immigrants who moved to America in desperate need of a fresh start. My mother was a teenager...

The strangers we know

The strangers we know

Sophia Ma, Staff Writer November 8, 2020
Examining the benefits of friendships that develop solely online during quarantine
Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic

Zoom school replaces in-person learning during pandemic

Examining various perspectives about instruction through a screen
AP Biology Lab Kit

Experiments at home

Gavin Hung September 11, 2020
A look into science labs during remote learning
Hirai and her dance class posing for a photo after their dance session. Photo courtesy of Sydney Hirai.

Dancing through a screen

Tabitha Mendez April 4, 2020
Dance Academy USA holds classes through video calls while under quarantine
Photo Illustration | Jefferson Le and Annie Zhang

In-game impulse: Students and teachers disclose their opinions on toxic gaming

Jefferson Le and Annie Zhang December 20, 2019
Investigating the toxicity and banter in online gaming communities
Swipe right?

Swipe right?

Ayah Ali-Ahmad December 20, 2019
The rise in teenage dating apps like Yubo and Spotafriend
Dangers of the Web

Dangers of the Web

Exploring the different facets of cybersecurity
From teacher to friend

From teacher to friend

Ria Kolli May 22, 2018

During her freshman year, sophomore Neha Balusu decided to search up her elementary and middle school teachers on her Facebook. Without hesitating, she pressed “send friend request,” hoping that she...

Click to Follow

Click to Follow

Jasmine Lee April 11, 2018

When junior Sam Liu started their Tumblr account, they didn’t expect people to notice their art. They didn’t expect to gain attention from the others on the same social media platform. They didn’t...

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