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

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

Anjali Bhat December 7, 2013
Six teams of four strategize to create the perfect meal featuring the secret ingredient: peppermint.
CONTEST: ‘Lincoln’ movie ticket giveaway happening now

CONTEST: ‘Lincoln’ movie ticket giveaway happening now

Yashashree Pisolkar October 24, 2012
Win a ticket to an advance screening of Steven Spielberg's latest film
VIDEO: The giving girl

VIDEO: The giving girl

Stephanie Chang December 7, 2011
Senior Annie Blake-Burke ‘adopts’ three children and gives them Christmas gifts
Book: ‘The Future of Us’ makes for a quick, one-time read

Book: ‘The Future of Us’ makes for a quick, one-time read

Stephanie Chang December 4, 2011
Don’t pick up this book unless you’re looking for a light read
Cupcake wars

Cupcake wars

Stephanie Chang December 2, 2011
We do the testing, you do the tasting
The current issue of La Pluma was distributed at the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year. The cover design and pages were all designed by senior Helen Han. Photo by Stephanie Chang.

La Pluma is open for student submissions

Stephanie Chang November 26, 2011
La Pluma, the school’s literary magazine, comes back after a brief hiatus
Devils Advocate

Devil’s Advocate

Stephanie Chang November 9, 2011
Kids with frivolous jobs: make way for people who really need them
ARTTEC Inc. came with the intention to talk to MVHS about the ARTTEC program. ARTTEC is a program that allows high school students to have hands-on experience with lighting, music recording, and film production for a fee of $25 a year. Photo by Stephanie Chang.

Careers are not set in stone

Stephanie Chang November 3, 2011
Students should consider exploring other career options, not just the one they have in mind
Every year, over 70 admission officers come from across the country to give MVHS students more information about their college. A University of Rochester representative Mark Wells talks to seniors Benjamin Hong and Eileen Wa and four other students about transportation, financial aid, and the curriculum at University of Rochester. College representative meetings are just one of the many events and resources that the Career Center offers. Photo by Stephanie Chang.

Students unaware of Career Center’s potential

Stephanie Chang October 17, 2011
Students use the Career Center mostly as workspace instead of college resource
The student-facility debacle

The student-facility debacle

Stephanie Chang September 21, 2011
MVHS not to blame for lack of facilities for injured and disabled students
Why the marquee is okay

Why the marquee is okay

Stephanie Chang September 8, 2011
The new marquee starts a campus fire of rumors and discussion
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