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

Face masks are among the PPE items in need.

COVID-19 creates resource shortages for healthcare workers and community members

Andie Liu and Anjali Singh April 6, 2020
Stanford and West Valley Community Services provide for those in need of assistance
Ligier says she misses her teammates very much, and they continue to FaceTime nearly everyday.

COVID-19’s impact on college life

Stuti Upadhyay April 6, 2020
Exploring the impacts of online learning on college students and their college experience
Senior Nate Reyes lies on his seat as he prepares for the procedure while holding on to senior Allison Wu, who smiles at him.

Students participate in annual Stanford Blood Drive

Anushka De, Rachel Jiang, and Andie Liu January 11, 2020
Stanford Blood Center addresses the low number of donors in the past few years
Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Hannah Lee, Shuvi Jha, and Stuti Upadhyay October 15, 2019
Community members reflect on former judge Aaron Persky's hire and consequent firing
Four postdoctoral scholars from Stanford introduce themselves to students interested in their stories. Photo by Justine Ha.

Science National Honor Society invites Stanford scientists to speak

Elena Khan and Justine Ha March 15, 2019

On March 12, Science National Honor Society invited four Stanford graduates, Rachel Agoglia, Dan Homberg, Katie Solari and Laura Bogar, to speak at MVHS. All four of them work in biology research, studying...

Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety

Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety

Hannah Lee April 1, 2018

On March 27 and 28, two Stanford postdoctoral counseling professionals, Michael Sasiain and Erica Jung, presented a workshop on stress and anxiety in the MVHS auditorium during lunch. The speakers emphasized...

Every Drop Counts

Every Drop Counts

Jai Uparkar January 30, 2018

n Jan. 19, a plastic foldable table serves as the Stanford Blood Center (SBC) front desk for donors, who wait their turn while wearing "first time donor” stickers. With pop music playing in the background,...

Neuroscience club holds a guest talk about eating disorders

Neuroscience club holds a guest talk about eating disorders

Jai Uparkar October 20, 2017

hen parent and psychotherapist Jenny Mayhew saw a Schoolloop email stating that MVHS Neuroscience club was holding a guest talk with Stanford professor Cara Bohon about eating disorders, she cleared her...

Stanford postdoctoral researcher Katharine Grabek presents her research in hibernation genetics to a group of SNHS members. Grabek discussed how she became interested in scientific research and then opened the classroom for questions related to her career and to computational biology. Photo by Jessica Xing

MV Science National Honor Society hosts Stanford guest speaker

Jessica Xing April 17, 2017

Story by Jessica Xing and Jackie Way n April 17, Stanford postdoctoral researcher Katharine Grabek spoke about how she became interested in computational biology and how it applies to her current work...

MUN takes home multiple awards at Stanford conference

MUN takes home multiple awards at Stanford conference

Anjana Melvin November 19, 2015

Story co-written by Grace Zhou While some students may have been sitting in their homes this past weekend, their heads buried in homework or binge watching Netflix in their beds, the members of MV...

Senior Saba Naqvi donates a pint of blood for the first time.

Photo gallery: Stanford blood drive

Vishalrathna Nagar November 15, 2014

On Oct. 29, Stanford held a blood drive in the gym, starting at 6:30 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m. Throughout the day, students came to donate blood, and for many, it was their first time donating blood....

Challenge Success survey launches discussion on school values

Challenge Success survey launches discussion on school values

Rahul Iyer October 6, 2014

efore the school year started, MVHS received the results of the Challenge Success survey that students took last year, which was designed to allow the Administration to understand how students feel about...

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