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

I told my parents that I wanted my future to include the ocean — to spend time diving into and looking at the marine life that expanded across the world.

Running from the riptide

Riya Murthy May 9, 2023
Exploring how my childhood passion for marine biology shifted as I grew older
Senior Mira Bhardwaj reflects on her journey within arts and design

Woman in art and design: Mira Bhardwaj

Aashna Patel April 15, 2023
Senior Mira Bhardwaj reflects on her journey within arts and design
MVHS Alum ‘22 Sophia Bokovikova shares how she pursues her passion in health sciences both inside and outside the classroom

Woman in health sciences: Sophia Bokovikova

Aashna Patel April 15, 2023
MVHS Alum ‘22 Sophia Bokovikova shares how she pursues her passion in health sciences both inside and outside the classroom
A recent drawing I drew in one of my art classes

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Trisha Sannappanavar April 15, 2023

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”  “I’m not quite sure.”  As a child, I was constantly asked what I wanted to be when I grew up but never knew how to respond. My mom praised...

Different aspects of the humanities.

Pursuing a passion

Sonia Verma December 10, 2021
Students and staff reflect on how their involvement in the humanities has affected potential careers
Finding passion early on

Finding passion early on

Neysa Singh, Staff Writer October 26, 2019

P classes. Summer programs. Clubs. All of the things we do to prepare for the next phase of our lives. The process is designed to help students identify their passion, the one they choose to pursue for...

Holding onto my childhood passion

Holding onto my childhood passion

Jasmine Lee October 24, 2019

hat began as an ambitious attempt to one-up an academically-outstanding classmate in kindergarten transformed into my ultimate passion. The piano and I go way back; I remember how I raced to my Taiwanese...

Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight

Gauri Kaushik May 22, 2019

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on May 10, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met not only by their long-term substitute...

Fanning the flames

Fanning the flames

Stuti Upadhyay October 3, 2018

It’s the first day of school and I’m asked to share a fun fact about myself. I’m at a family party and someone asks me what my hobbies are. I’m in Chinese class and I’m supposed to deliver a...

A thousand dreams

A thousand dreams

Swara Tewari, Features Editor May 17, 2018
Students and teachers in the arts field discuss the factors influencing their choice between
Postgame baller bashes and breakdowns

Postgame baller bashes and breakdowns

Eric Wong February 7, 2010

When the final buzzer sounds, be prepared for raw emotion   Walking onto the court with a swagger, the varsity boys basketball team goes through a routine process of warm-up activities before the...

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