El Estoque

Football: MVHS falls 32-6 against Mills HS

Senior Tarun Sarang breaks a tackle and runs the ball across the forty-yard line towards the endzone.  Despite numerous plays for big yardage, MVHS still could not score, even when at the doorstep of the endzone.  Photo by Lance Tong.
A promising start to the Matador’s first home game ends in an overwhelming defeat
September 7, 2019
A promising start to the Matador’s first home game ends in an overwhelming defeat

Welcoming diversity: The non-Indian dancers of MV Bhangra

Senior Sabina Law and Leslie Ligier dance as the captain watch.
MVHS Bhangra team has more ethnic diversity on their team than previous years
November 21, 2018
MVHS Bhangra team has more ethnic diversity on their team than previous years

Fanning the flames

Fanning the flames
How soccer has changed over the course of my career
October 3, 2018

It’s the first day of school and I’m asked to share a fun fact about myself. I’m at a family party and someone asks me what my hobbies are. I’m in Chinese class and I’m supposed to deliver a...

Monta Vista Robotics Team recovers after having their robot stolen

Monta Vista Robotics Team recovers after having their robot stolen
April 11, 2018

The Monta Vista Robotics Team was in high spirits as they boarded the airplane for their competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. With a truck full of tools and the robot that they had worked on tirelessly...

Boys soccer: Team suffers 2-3 loss against Saratoga HS

Boys soccer: Team suffers 2-3 loss against Saratoga HS
February 17, 2018

n Feb. 11, the  MVHS boys soccer team played their second to last home game against Saratoga HS. Although the Matadors started off with a lack of coordination, the team soon pulled together, with senior...

Monta Vista Robotics Team: Kickoff of the competition season

Monta Vista Robotics Team: Kickoff of the competition season
MVRT finishes their robot building process and prepares for competition
February 2, 2018
MVRT finishes their robot building process and prepares for competition

Developing success

Developing success
December 12, 2017

t’s the first game of the 2017-18 varsity boys soccer season. As players take the field, ready to put their practice to play, new varsity coach Todd Kimble observes from the sidelines. This year, however,...

Three MVHS students make it to semifinal round of Siemens competition

Senior Arjun Subramonian believes that his project, which estimates the age of stars, is a cost-efficient and time-saving solution to a problem that astronomers commonly have.
November 1, 2017

Siemen Competition, a prestigious science-based competition is well-known for many students, interested in the field of science research. Recently, two MVHS students, junior Anika Cheerla and sophomore...

MVHS Raas becomes a club

MVHS Raas becomes a club
October 20, 2017

Making sure that they have all their gear — speakers, costumes and their dandiyas, the captains of MVHS Raas wake up and get ready for the day. Throughout the day, they practice and run through rehearsals....

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win
March 30, 2017

On March 21, tensions were high as the Matadors finally faced their long-anticipated opponent, Cupertino HS. After their win against Lynbrook HS on March 16, MVHS awaited their game against their rival...

Speech and Debate holds practice time for upcoming tournaments

Speech and Debate holds practice time for upcoming tournaments
March 9, 2017

hile most students were traveling or hanging out with their friends over February break, members of the MVHS Speech and Debate club were preparing for various upcoming competitions such as the CHSSA State...

Seasons of success

Seasons of success
March 8, 2017

very season for the past 18 years, MVHS’ varsity badminton team has played and won the top division. Every year before the spring season, the MVHS Badminton Club hosts open gyms at least once a week...

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