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

Although it is easy to obsess over the time you have been clean, it is important to recognize the strength it took you to get clean in the first place

Reclaiming my body from myself

Aashi Venkat April 12, 2022
Coming to terms with the aftermath of my self harm addiction
Photo illustration by Jayanti Jha and Lance Tong

Sprains, strains and pains

Athletes reflect on their experiences with various injuries
Through the tunnel

Through the tunnel

December 17, 2018

The road to recovery: a story of resilience and healing

The road to recovery: a story of resilience and healing

Amanda Chan February 20, 2016

fter junior Allison Shevtsov got surgery to treat scoliosis on Dec. 17, a long process of recovery lay ahead of her. She was faced with the physical pain of healing from the operation as well as the mental...

Recovery Stories: Life after the SAT

Recovery Stories: Life after the SAT

Daniel Lin November 17, 2015

trl + R. Ctrl + R. It’s late at night, and millions of high-schoolers around the world are refreshing CollegeBoard.org, anxiously awaiting their Scholastic Aptitude Test results. For many, the next few...

“It’s my shadow self!” said Jane. “This is where I used to lay every morning.” Beneath the early afternoon sun, Jane bends over the railroad tracks that once haunted her.

Bullying at MVHS: A bullied victim recovers through communication

Kristin Chang October 24, 2013

Despite the trauma of a bullied childhood, one MVHS junior’s recovery proves that life gets better. [dropcap1]C[/dropcap1]lose your eyes and take three long breaths. Keep your arms still, your...

Slow and steady win the race for recovery

Slow and steady win the race for recovery

Eric Wong October 28, 2009

Recent illnesses have plagued the boys cross-country team The next race that the boys cross country team needs to win has nothing to do with speed. Instead, the race is all about making a full recovery...

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