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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

Teachers take their own tests

Crystal Cheng and Jisha Rajala December 6, 2021
History, French, Physics and Calculus teachers share advice for test-taking
Scott Victorine pulls out a purple guitar from his small collection he has in closet during tutorial to play.

Leveling up a hobby

Sonia Verma, Staff Writer October 23, 2021
History Teacher Scott Victorine describes his passion for guitars
Victorine poses with his family on Halloween

A fraction of time

MVHS community members in different age groups reflect on the pandemic year in the context of their lives
A group of investors on Reddit tried to best large Wall Street hedge funds by driving up the price of Gamestop stock

Off the market: How Robinhood’s mission to democratize trading highlights a bigger problem of financial illiteracy

Anushka De, Features Editor March 7, 2021
Exploring how a lack of financial education affects individuals’ accessibility to financial markets
Biden speaks with attendees at an event in Iowa in 2020, || Licensed under CC

America’s future with Joe Biden

Abdullah Memon and Justin E Kim January 20, 2021
What to expect from Biden's first hundred days as President
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2020 Year in review

Rachel Jiang and Shivani Verma January 5, 2021
Reflecting on the events of 2020
50 Questions with Scott Victorine

50 Questions with Scott Victorine

Iman Malik and Brian Xu February 9, 2020
In the eighth installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Scott Victorine 50 questions in his classroom
Practical jokers

Practical jokers

Michelle Chen and Ishaani Dayal September 25, 2019
Teachers explain the process of pranking colleagues or students
Photo illustration by Anish Vasudevan.

MVHS community’s podcast picks

Anish Vasudevan September 23, 2019
Members of MVHS share their favorite podcasts
Photo Illustration // Oishee Misra

Supporting the staff

Brian Xu October 24, 2018

The turning point of now history teacher Scott Victorine’s first career occurred as he was eating lunch at his former law firm. As a paralegal in immigration law, Victorine was overwhelmed with stress....

Conflicts arise due to side effects of ADHD medication

Ankita Tejwani February 10, 2013

Senior Melody Eslamian was faced with a choice: she could focus in school and get good grades, or she could eat, sleep and get through the day. For Eslamian, who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity...

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