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

Senior Samhita Kashyap transferred to MVHS her sophomore year after deliberating between multiple bay area high schools, convinced by its reputation of strong academics.

New kid syndrome

Jami Lim and Stella Petzova February 2, 2024

It was a sunny August morning when senior Samhita Kashyap, then a sophomore, first stepped foot into MVHS after moving from Weston, Florida. Finding herself lost in navigating the unfamiliar campus and...

Many MVHS students use Pinterest to find inspiration for their aesthetic styles.

Picture perfect

Sarah Liu and Stella Petzova December 9, 2023

Putting on their third set of clothes of the hour, senior Amy Zhang stood in front of the mirror and admired their outfit, making sure their accessories matched the rest of their ensemble. During the pandemic...

Junior and outside back Erin Handlesman arches her leg back to take a powerful shot at the soccer ball downfield.

Girls Soccer ties The King’s Academy 0-0

Daphne Huang, Liz Liu, and Stella Petzova December 2, 2023

Varsity Girls Soccer tied with The King’s Academy 0-0 on Thursday, Nov. 30, in its first tournament of the season. MVHS and TKA went back and forth, neither team giving the other an opportunity to take...

The FUHSD Board of Trustees holds a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Balanced voices

Jason Chu, Lauren Chuu, and Stella Petzova September 28, 2023

The FUHSD Board of Trustees passed a resolution to “transition Governing Board elections from At-Large Elections to By-Trustee Area Elections” on March 7, 2023, basing elections on trustee areas instead...

MVHS facilities staff are taking steps to address the ant infestations MVHS has dealt with for years.

Getting antsy

Stella Petzova and Alyssa Yang September 24, 2023
Examining how ant infestations affect MVHS students and faculty
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