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

A graphic illustrating the three philosophies MVHS aims to focus on to encourage equitable grading

MVHS aims to highlight equitable grading

Teachers are introduced to three core philosophies at staff professional development
Sophomore Yotaro Sato pitches the ball during the second inning of the game against Saratoga High School on March 24, which they lost 13-1.

Spring season sports recap

Showcasing games and practices from MVHS’s spring season sports teams
Junior Jesse Li and sophomore Elijah Kang jump to block a hit from Mountain View.

Boys Volleyball falls to Mountain View High School 3-0

Tvisha Gupta and Anna Jerolimov March 28, 2022
A loss brings the Matadors’ league record to 3-2
The th sound that I pronounced was something that I was made to feel insecure about.

“Th”peaking my mind

Tvisha Gupta March 18, 2022
Learning to overcome my fear of speech
Student football players often feel pressured as they compare their bodies to those in the NFL

Male athletes experience muscle envy

Tvisha Gupta and Aashna Patel March 16, 2022
Examining the body insecurities male athletes face
The state of Critical Race Theory legislature varies across the country

Let’s Talk CRT

Anushka De and Tvisha Gupta February 16, 2022
Opposition to Critical Race Theory prevents racial equality
Junior Mulyn Kim holds up her six-word memoir.

Six-word memoirs: hopes and reflections

Taryn Lam and Tvisha Gupta February 8, 2022
Students write six-word memoirs that discuss their reflections on the past year and explain their hopes for the upcoming year
Senior Edin Kraja switches the field and shields the ball from an opposing team player.

Boys Soccer falls to Saratoga High School 5-2

Tvisha Gupta, Kripa Mayureshwar, and Aashna Patel January 14, 2022
MVHS falls to Saratoga High School in their fourth league game of the season
The urge to the turn the hands of a clock back to the past is never-ending, but it is vital to suppress it.

Let’s stop turning back the time

Tvisha Gupta December 7, 2021
Romanticising the past does more harm than good

Beyond black cats

Tvisha Gupta November 12, 2021
From lucky clothing items to energizing crystals, students use all sorts of superstitions in their daily activities
The tricks and treats of Halloween

The tricks and treats of Halloween

Featuring the various aspects of celebrating Halloween
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