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

Recapping the mask mandate throughout the pandemic

Recapping the mask mandate throughout the pandemic

Sophia Ma and Kalyani Puthenpurayil March 16, 2022
The evolution of face coverings as Governor Gavin Newsom announces masks will not be required indoors at schools starting March 12
COVID-19 through the years

COVID-19 through the years

Jayanti Jha, Minjae Kang, and Riya Ravuri February 11, 2022
MVHS community reflects on the impact of COVID-19 two years later
Barbie Day: The evolution of a childhood icon

Barbie Day: The evolution of a childhood icon

Emily Xia March 12, 2020
A timeline of the changes the popular doll has undergone
MVHS wins the game, moving past Amador Valley High School to play Clovis High School in the second round of the NorCal Boys Volleyball Championship.

Boys Volleyball beats Amador Valley in the first round of NorCal Volleyball Championships

Ayah Ali-Ahmad and Collin Qian May 17, 2019

Up 25-14 in the third set, the Monta Vista gym floor shook as senior Nikhil Bapat leaped into the air. The sound of a loud clap, created by Bapat’s game-ending kill, triggered loud cheers and stomps...

A recap for Girls Empowerment Project

A recap for Girls Empowerment Project

Rucha Soman and Chelsea Wong April 12, 2019

Girls Empowerment Project (GEP) is a club that attempts to shed light on the inequality women face by giving a voice to the silenced. Since 2016, GEP has been welcoming people of all races, genders and...

An Overview of the ACT

An Overview of the ACT

Mallika Singh April 17, 2017

uch like the SAT, the ACT, or American College Testing, has had a few changes since it was first administered in 1959. From small changes like allowing calculators to more drastic ones like completely...

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win

Michelle Wong 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...

Influencing America, one sport at a time

Influencing America, one sport at a time

Akshara Majjiga November 4, 2016

With election season upon us, athletes across the country are increasingly using their platforms to endorse candidates and make progress against prominent issues in our communities. Click through the slideshow...

MVHS Construction: Fall 2016-2018

MVHS Construction: Fall 2016-2018

Nathan Stevens October 16, 2016

he cafeteria being built in 2014 was an extensive upgrade to MVHS and largely contributes to its campus environment, but it is only the tip of the renovation iceberg. Principal April Scott explained that...

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