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

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My mom, my dad and me

Shivani Verma June 6, 2022
How I realized that the two versions of myself were one all along
Exploring the effects my mother has had on me

All I am

Anushka De May 30, 2022
Tracing the story of my mom and me
Senior year in core memories

Senior year in core memories

Shivani Madhan May 27, 2022
The epic highs and lows
Flipping the pages

Flipping the pages

Jayanti Jha May 25, 2022
Looking back at the journal entries from my childhood
Like father, like daughter

Like father, like daughter

Sophia Chen May 24, 2022
How my dad inspired my love for sports
My father’s smile

My father’s smile

Rajas Habbu May 24, 2019

10:26 p.m., March 12, 2007. My sister and I were ushered in to my aunt’s house. I turned back to see my mother and father driving away. My sister grabbed me by the shoulders and assured me that everything...

Class of 2013: Choosing happiness

Class of 2013: Choosing happiness

Rachel Beyda May 29, 2013

A year ago, I read the senior columns of my fellow El Estoque colleagues. Many of them had the same message: They worked extremely hard, still didn't get into their dream school, and wished they had spent...

Class of 2012: People are friends, not food

Class of 2012: People are friends, not food

Lisa Zhang May 29, 2012

Normally people being mistaken for food isn’t much a problem here, but the idea of being friends is something that has become somewhat of an urban legend in the midst of our competitive corner of...

Class of 2012: Hope for a better tomorrow

Class of 2012: Hope for a better tomorrow

Daniel Tan May 29, 2012

We’ve all had those nights. You know, those. The ones spent until 2 or 3 or 5 a.m. — maybe even an all-nighter! — writing Lit essays or studying for APUSH. For me, it wasn’t homework so...

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