El Estoque

The three branches of debate Monta Vista offers | Graphic by Irene Tang

Debating through a screen

Irene Tang October 24, 2020
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The MV Speech Team pose at the end of the CFL state qualifiers tournament.

Record number of MV Speech students qualify for States

Anjali Singh March 9, 2020
Eight members from the team place in its annual state qualifying tournament at Leland High School
Speech and Debate Club's SCU Tournament

Speech and Debate Club’s SCU Tournament

Anjali Singh January 9, 2020
MVSD competes in annual league tournament at Santa Clara University
Go Club members spectate as senior Jack Tian and senior Joseph Jang face off in a match.

Outmaneuvered: Go Club’s canceled tournament

Robert Liu November 23, 2019
Despite unexpected shortcomings, Go Club holds internal tournament in place of canceled competition
MV Esports and Gaming Association host first Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament

MV Esports and Gaming Association host first Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament

Ayah Ali-Ahmad October 21, 2019
24 gamers compete in a Super Smash Friday tourney
A game well played: how Chess Club officers began playing chess

A game well played: how Chess Club officers began playing chess

Claire Wen September 27, 2019
Chess Club’s officers share their experiences with chess
Kennedy Middle School Science Olympiad team wins fourth place at Nationals

Kennedy Middle School Science Olympiad team wins fourth place at Nationals

Aditi Gnanasekar, Vivian Chiang, and Ria Kolli May 25, 2018

Pairs of students wearing colorful, matching T-shirts line up in front of classrooms. They frantically review cheat sheets and cautiously carry boxes that contain complicated, home-made devices to save...

Smash Club’s first tournament of the year

Zara Iqbal February 1, 2018

Smash Club held its first tournament of the year on Jan. 26. Players from all grades met in the student union to test their skills in both friendly battles and battles for rankings. On five different TVs,...

Smash club holds its first tournament

Smash club holds its first tournament

Zara Iqbal October 18, 2017

The popular console game was released almost two decades ago, but Super Smash Bros. continues to bring people together. On October 6, MVHS Smash club held its first tournament of the year. Students filed...

Two members from Speech and Debate qualify for state and national level tournaments

Two members from Speech and Debate qualify for state and national level tournaments

Devika Watave May 31, 2017

2014 and 2002 were the last years that a member from Speech and Debate, respectively, qualified for the California High School Speech Association State Tournaments and National Speech & Debate Tournament....

Views from the bench: Team USA's 10-day trip to Spain

Views from the bench: Team USA’s 10-day trip to Spain

Karen Ma December 8, 2016

Watch the video below to follow our World Junior badminton team through our 10 days in Spain! Expectation: Lug racquet bag around Spain for a week. Play and watch the best of each nation’s youth...

Wrestling: Team introduction

Wrestling: Team introduction

Amelia Yang January 9, 2013

The varsity team introduces its wrestlers after winning its first tournament of the year. The wrestling team celebrates their victory at the Faultline Duals Tournament at Redwood High school...

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