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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Students often stifle their curiosity surrounding sex due to fear or an unfamiliarity of talking about sex.

Arousing Curiosity

Anika Bhandarkar and Riya Murthy November 17, 2022

Six in 10 American parents believe that sex is a taboo topic, according to Onepoll. This, according to the Times of India, can be attributed to both societal structures, such as the importance of privacy,...

Rewriting my inner expectations

Rewriting my inner expectations

Riya Murthy, Staff Writer November 6, 2022

I like poetry. Maybe it’s the way words flow on paper like waves in the ocean, or the way its rhythm itches my brain the right way, but it’s always been something I’ve enjoyed reading and writing....

The widely accepted flag for a queerplatonic relationship.

A little more than friendship

Riya Murthy, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

For the longest time, there were certain actions and labels that I considered staples for a healthy relationship: holding hands, kisses, late night talks, labels of girlfriend and boyfriend, just to name...

A graphic illustrating the three philosophies MVHS aims to focus on to encourage equitable grading

MVHS aims to highlight equitable grading

Teachers are introduced to three core philosophies at staff professional development
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