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

Student Equity Task force wraps up the year

Pranati Kotamraju June 9, 2023

Created in late spring 2022, the Student Equity Taskforce is a student-staff partnership which aims to identify and mitigate inequities within our MVHS community. Originally developed to give students...

Saying goodbye

Pranati Kotamraju June 8, 2023

As the school year ends, MVHS hosted its Farewell Rally on May 26, 2023 that was dedicated to the seniors and sending them a warm goodbye. Several nostalgic elements of the rally were added in order...

The 2023 MVHS hurdles team and coaches pose after reaching the middle of the season

Jumping over the hurdle

Pranati Kotamraju June 8, 2023 “I’m going to quit....

Rohan Pandit who is executive director of Silicon Valley Youth Council delivers a speech to MVHS students

MVHS and the FUHSD Sustainability Commission hold its first ever Earth Day event

Pranati Kotamraju May 8, 2023

MVHS partnered with FUHSD Sustainability Commission and hosted its first ever Earth Day fair along with Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action on Friday, April 28 in the Student Union and Rally Court. Students...

The MVHS team celebrates and poses for a photo after winning the game. Photo by Brandon Xu

Boys Soccer beats Milpitas High School 3-2 in an intense game

Pranati Kotamraju, Alan Tai, and Brandon Xu January 29, 2023
Matadors crush the MHS comeback with a goal in the last five minutes of the game
Sophomore Stanley Du towers over LHS defenders as he shoots the ball into the basket. 

Photo by Stephanie Zhang

Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37

Pranati Kotamraju and Stephanie Zhang December 22, 2022
Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37
You & me

You & me

Sophia Ma and Pranati Kotamraju November 16, 2022
The story behind students’ and staff members’ first best friends
Senior Isaiah Dimaya is escorted by his family, junior Sai Patel, junior Ace Chow and Fremont High School senior Ana Vallejo.

Football loses 22-14 to South San Francisco High School on senior night

Pranati Kotamraju and Aashi Venkat October 24, 2022
Matadors end their last home game with a close score
Anika Deshpande poses with her friend at a sorority event. Photo courtesy of Anika Deshpande | Used with Permission

Fraternity and sorority culture

Pranati Kotamraju and Irene Tang October 13, 2022
MVHS alumni share their experiences with Greek Life
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

Man on the street: April Fools’ edition

Mikaylah Du and Shivani Madhan April 1, 2022
Asking MVHS students incredibly serious questions on this incredibly serious occasion
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