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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

Santa Clara County Supervisors plan to build affordable housing on this site near North Wolfe Road.

Closer to home

Brandon Xu May 31, 2023

An ongoing project for affordable teacher housing is currently underway at 10333 North Wolfe Road, Cupertino and is intended to help decrease the commute time for local teachers traveling to work. Santa...

Man on the street: Can you solve this riddle?

Man on the street: Can you solve this riddle?

Jami Lim, Megha Mummaneni, and Riya Murthy May 12, 2023
Testing MVHS students and staff's abilities to answer puzzling riddles
Many concerts include pits, areas where attendees can stand close to the stage and experience their favorite artists up close.

In the pit

Jiya Singh December 23, 2022
Amplifying the stories of the MVHS community at concerts
As part of mass nationwide layoffs, tech companies in the Bay Area have laid off over 43,000 employees since November. 

Silicon valley layoffs

Mihir Vishwarupe and Eric Zhou December 16, 2022
Examining the effects of Bay Area tech company layoffs on employees
Students and staff present conflicting opinions on whether or not the pandemic is truly over.

Is the pandemic over?

Mikaylah Du and Megha Mummaneni October 17, 2022
Exploring why people do or don't take precautions against COVID-19

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
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