El Estoque

On the Right Track: Custodian Tom Orsua becomes track coach

On the Right Track: Custodian Tom Orsua becomes track coach

Hannan Waliullah

April 27, 2016


Filed under Print, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Track & Field

It’s 3:15p.m. Custodian Thomas Orsua turns in his radio, rides his white cart to the cafeteria, throws away the trash he collected during the day and signs out. Heís done with his shift for the day. But instead of climbing into his car and heading home, Orsua shifts gears and heads to the locker ...

Track and Field: Varsity Team loses in competition against the other MV

Track and Field: Varsity Team loses in competition against the other MV

Emma Lam

April 4, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Sports Digital, Spring Sports, Track & Field

Co-reported by Fatima Ali and Hannan Waliullah n March 30th, a clash between Monta Vista HS and Mountain View HS occurred. Stakes were high, with Mountain View HS a step down from a higher division this season. The Matadors faced their toughest rival yet. It was a smaller home meet, with only two...

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen

Emma Lam

April 1, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Spring Sports, Track & Field

Cowritten by Hannan Waliullah and Fatima Ali Photos by Fatima Ali veryone knows what it's like to be an freshman, whether they’re a teacher or a student at MVHS. They’ve all been through the transition from middle school to high school, not knowing where or how they’ll fit in. A few fin...

Track and Field: First home meet of the season brings multiple wins

Track and Field: First home meet of the season brings multiple wins

Fatima Ali

March 24, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Spring Sports, Track & Field

Co-reported by Hannan Waliullah and Emma Lam Photos by Hannan Waliullah, Emma Lam and Fatima Ali he starting gun went off, signaling the start of the first 4x100 meter relay. As the lead for the MVHS team, freshman Reema Apte began to run, cheers all around the field resounded, shouting for the...

Matador of the Week: Anella Palacpac

Matador of the Week: Anella Palacpac

Alina Abidi

May 9, 2014


Filed under Matador of the Week, SPORTS

When freshman Anella Palacpac was in middle school, she did not picture herself running track. She was always fast, but she was a soccer player, and she planned on sticking to the sport. However, after taking a year off of soccer, she did not feel prepared to try out for the school team, so she gave...

Olympic psychologist holds seminar for MVHS track team

Olympic psychologist holds seminar for MVHS track team

Carissa Chan

May 6, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

On May 1 at 6:30 p.m., MVHS track athletes and parents trickled into the auditorium, some students still wearing shorts and running shoes. With the auditorium about half full, Steve Portenga, a professional sports psychologist, began his seminar on the psychology of sports performance. In a two-h...

PHOTO GALLERY: Track and field renovation update

PHOTO GALLERY: Track and field renovation update

Karen Feng

April 8, 2012


Filed under NEWS

As the end of year looms closer, construction work is picking up pace. Field renovations are scheduled to finish next year, with a grand opening of the new track and field by Jan. 7, 2013. As of April 6,the underground piping, stadium lights and some of the turf have been laid down, and the track is due to be complete in about two weeks. If work goes according ...

Donor brick program a new source of revenue

Donor brick program a new source of revenue

Karen Feng

April 8, 2012


Filed under NEWS

As construction of the new track and field facilities continues, MVHS has followed the example of all the other schools in the district by installing donor bricks on the new grounds: 720 total on the football, baseball and lower field entrance walkways. Also similar to other FUHSD schools is where th...

FUHSD revises EIR in compliance with court decision

FUHSD revises EIR in compliance with court decision

Nona Penner

March 8, 2012


Filed under NEWS

On Nov. 30, 2011, the Santa Clara County Superior Court ruled that the Environmental Impact Report FUHSD had compiled for track and field renovations at LHS and MVHS did not comply with the California Environmental Quality Act. The EIR describes how FUHSD would address environmental issues caused by t...

Changing track

Changing track

Julian Laguisma

August 24, 2009


Filed under NEWS

  Measure B funds allow MVHS to renovate classrooms and field Read More »...