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

Photo | Krish Dev and Sophia Ma

My mom, my dad and me

Shivani Verma June 6, 2022
How I realized that the two versions of myself were one all along
The languages of MVHS

The languages of MVHS

Showcasing different languages spoken on campus

Man on the street: Are there more wheels or doors in the world?

Sophia Chen and Shivani Verma May 3, 2022
The MVHS community weighs in on this polarizing discourse
El Estoque writers pose playing Nintendo Switch | Photo by Shivani Verma

From textbooks to television

Devin Gupta and Shivani Verma April 27, 2022
Examining the impact of teaching through more modern, accessible means
Junior Greyson Mobley noticed the graffiti in the B-building boys bathroom during third period on March 10. Photo by Greyson Mobley | Used with permission

Bathroom vandals perpetuate hate

Shivani Verma and Kripa Mayureshwar March 16, 2022
MVHS administration responds to racial slurs, hate symbols and other vandalism
A view of 2022

A view of 2022

Jiya Singh and Shivani Verma February 12, 2022

While 2021 brought in a wave of trends including wearing sweater vests and playing games such as League of Legends, the start of the new year brings in a fresh set of these trends. Look ahead for more...

To me, crushes felt like soda fizz - bubbly and bright. Graphic by Kripa Mayureshwar

Bloom: That soda pop feeling

Shivani Verma February 4, 2022
The teenage romance that didn't happen
Seniors Shivani Verma and Esha Ramchurn stand in the front as MV Dance Team performs an in-sync whole team routine. Photo by Krish Dev

The MV Dance team hosts “A December to Remember”

Melody Cui, Krish Dev, and Gauri Manoj December 25, 2021
Students perform in their first showcase since quarantine
Graphic by Kripa Mayureshwar

Bloom: Am I Indian enough?

Shivani Verma December 11, 2021
Processing my feelings about being Indian American
The MVHS community reflects on their experiences with console gaming

The MVHS community reflects on their experiences with console gaming

Crystal Cheng and Shivani Verma December 8, 2021
Exploring how gaming has impacted MVHS community members’ lives
The album cover features Taylor Swift sitting in a red Chevrolet Cabriolet and wearing a red hat, establishing the significance of the color

‘Red (Taylor’s Version)’ perfectly balances the old and the new

Aashi Venkat and Shivani Verma November 20, 2021
Taylor Swift’s second re-recorded album is a compelling add to her discography

What’s your sign?

Shivani Verma November 12, 2021
A look into how the MVHS community views astrology
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