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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

Senior Andrew Cole runs down the track during a track meet.

Powering through practice

Kalyani Puthenpurayil and Lance Tong May 27, 2022

At MVHS, different sports have different types of practices that target the various skills they each require. Students find the physical aspects such as stamina and technique and mental aspects such as...

The Apple Watch offers a variety of features that track activity 
Graphic | Irene Tang

Down to the bits: technology in sports

Exploring how MVHS sports uses technology
The Hudl Focus and accompanying app simplify the process of recording and sharing sports footage. Photo by Hudl

MVHS sports teams implement technology

Krish Dev, Website Editor March 25, 2022

This January the Monta Vista Athletics Department replaced their existing Pixellot auto-tracking cameras with two Hudl Focus cameras for $8,000 so that teams can record practices and games and review the...

FUHSD participates in Culturally Responsive Education training

FUHSD participates in Culturally Responsive Education training

Andie Liu April 2, 2021
Nine MVHS staff members take part in a 5-month-long online course with FUHSD
A Change in Plans

A Change in Plans

Justine Ha November 17, 2018

Stepping stones to a Mock Trial competition

Stepping stones to a Mock Trial competition

Jasmine Lee September 27, 2018

efore evening trainings begin, Mock Trial officers hosted their second member meeting in D202 where students shared out their points that could potentially assist the prosecutor and defender in their favor...

Stepping into the MVHS weight room

Stepping into the MVHS weight room

Ruth Feng September 21, 2016

By now, the MVHS weight room has more dirt and grime than weights. Gray bars have turned brown and stained, and clean glass mirrors now show their age with cracks and smudges that have become permanent...

Badminton: Season begins with high expectations, new coaches and different training drills

Badminton: Season begins with high expectations, new coaches and different training drills

Amita Mahajan March 9, 2016

The team gathers around coaches Evan Blomquist and Peter Wu for instructions about training drills and season expectations on Feb. 23. The players look forward to another successful season this year....

Photo by Justin Kim

What’s been going on during Robotics training week?

Daniel Lin December 19, 2015

Co-authored by Justin Kim and Daniel Lin he bandsaw screeches as the blade cuts through an aluminum bar. Donning goggles, students chatter amongst themselves as they try to fit pieces together to complete...

First Impressions: Rookies of Robotics

First Impressions: Rookies of Robotics

Daniel Lin November 20, 2015

Co-reported with Justin Kim obotics club members freshmen Gahan Lahiri, Andy Ding and sophomore Neelie Shah have one thing in common: they entered the world of robotics just a few months ago. Nevertheless,...

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