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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 Courtesy of Bonnie Belshe | The chaperones for 2022s combined prom pose on the deck of the ship where prom takes place as they pass by the Golden Gate Bridge

All Aboard!

Jiya Singh May 26, 2022

After being canceled for the last two years due to the pandemic, prom is back at MVHS. This year, as a combined event with juniors and seniors, aspects of both Junior Prom and Senior Ball were taken to...

Karen Maleski in 1978 and 2022, this year she returned to MVHS after more than 40 years.

Karen Maleski’s life of learning

Krish Dev, Website Editor February 14, 2022

Karen Maleski's fascination with literature began at a young age when she picked up books her mother left on the coffee table. Maleski became enamored with novels — including “The Jungle,” “The...

50 Questions with Brian Chow

50 Questions with Brian Chow

Krish Dev, Website Editor September 22, 2021

Inspired by Vogue’s video series “73 Questions,” El Estoque sits down with Art teacher Brian Chow to ask him 50 questions. Chow shares his most embarrassing moment, his favorite childhood memory...

50 Questions with Mark Carpenter

50 Questions with Mark Carpenter

Krish Dev, Web Editor May 8, 2021

Inspired by Vogue’s video series “73 Questions,” El Estoque sits down with English teacher Mark Carpenter to ask him 50 questions. Carpenter shares his fondest memory of high school, what he would...

Theres often discussion about students and their situations, but what about the other side of the screen?

The other side

Mikaylah Du, Staff writer April 9, 2021
Exploring how teachers are coping with challenges during distance learning

50 Questions with Megan Choate

Neysa Singh, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Inspired by Vogue’s video series “73 Questions,” El Estoque sits down with teacher Megan Choate to ask her 50 questions. Choate shares her favorite memories from high school, her biggest inspiration,...

Photo by Claire Yang | Used with permission

Diminished club attendance during the distance learning school year

Justin E Kim and Abdullah Memon February 10, 2021
Taking a look at how various clubs have become inactive during the pandemic
50 Questions with Shozo Shimazaki

50 Questions with Shozo Shimazaki

Krish Dev, Opinion Editor January 21, 2021
In the 12th installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Shozo Shimazaki 50 questions
Cars commute towards their work.

Outside of their element: MVHS faculty commuting to school

Leanna Sun and Shivani Gupta November 24, 2019
Exploring methods of transportation that MVHS faculty use to get to school and what they listen to while doing so
Photo by Claire Yang and Jayanti Jha

Women of impact: Chemistry teacher Kavita Gupta featured in National Geographic documentary

Claire Yang and Jayanti Jha November 23, 2019
How Gupta and her students feel about her accomplishments outside of school
Journalism teacher and author Emer Martin poses following the interview.

Authors around us: Emer Martin

Tyler Cho and Iman Malik October 25, 2019
Exploring how FUHSD teacher Emer Martin became a published author
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