El Estoque

Live coverage of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at MVHS

Live coverage of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at MVHS

Hannah Lee March 12, 2020
Updates on the impacts of COVID-19, more commonly referred to as coronavirus
MVRT rookies cheer for the team.

MVHS seniors reflect on their wins at LA North Regional

Andie Liu March 11, 2020
MVRT reaches finals and qualifies for the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Championship in April
Team L'équipe Pommes de Terre demo their project, a manipulator based off the 2017 FRC Steamworks game.

MVRT rookies showcase first projects

Andie Liu December 3, 2019
New members present their month-long projects to parents
Alumni Anant Singhania mentored MVRT in their first workshop dealing with applying math to scouting. Photo by Andie Liu

Monta Vista Robotics Team offseason trainings: a student-run experience with mentor support

Andie Liu September 26, 2019
MVRT alumni mentor the team in workshops to coach members on competition strategy
The incremental successes: Monta Vista Robotics Team season recap

The incremental successes: Monta Vista Robotics Team season recap

Rana Aghababazadeh and Brandon Ng May 24, 2019

During the summer before each school year, the Monta Vista Robotics Team (MVRT) hosts a program called Head Start, in which incoming underclassmen learn the necessary skills to join the team; these skills...

With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships

With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships

Claire Wen and Brian Xu May 22, 2019

“I feel like teachers really do have that — Hi, Mr. Shelton!” It’s a Wednesday afternoon, 10 minutes after school has ended, when Yearbook Editor in chief Vanessa Lau spots Yearbook adviser Jay...

Monta Vista Robotics Team recovers after having their robot stolen

Monta Vista Robotics Team recovers after having their robot stolen

Nathan Stevens April 11, 2018

The Monta Vista Robotics Team was in high spirits as they boarded the airplane for their competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. With a truck full of tools and the robot that they had worked on tirelessly...

The build season comes to a close for the Monta Vista Robotics Team

The build season comes to a close for the Monta Vista Robotics Team

Emily Xia and Nathan Stevens March 9, 2018
MVRT nears the end of their robot building process
Monta Vista Robotics Team: Kickoff of the competition season

Monta Vista Robotics Team: Kickoff of the competition season

Emily Xia and Nathan Stevens February 2, 2018
MVRT finishes their robot building process and prepares for competition
Empowering women in the STEM field from the perspective of MVRT

Empowering women in the STEM field from the perspective of MVRT

Aditya Dash December 4, 2017

emale empowerment. Two words that have been a part of many people’s lives, plays a major role in society and is a topic of conversation for many MVHS students. It was the topic of conversation on November...

MVHS Robotics Team uses the off-season to practice and prepare for the upcoming season

MVHS Robotics Team uses the off-season to practice and prepare for the upcoming season

Nathan Stevens October 20, 2017

To a passerby, it looks like a typical weekend at Evergreen Valley HS. Classes have stopped, students and staff have gone home for the weekend and, for the most part, the campus is silent. But on Saturday,...

A diagram of the Stronghold playing field. Over the years, FIRST Robotics competitions have evolved towards greater complexity.

Robotics kicks off build season

Daniel Lin March 30, 2016

t has officially begun. After nearly four months of training and preparations, the robotics team finally began their build season on Saturday. As the team was presented with a prompt, a multitude of voices...

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