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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

Vocal Music Director Amy Young faces the Witch as she plays “Rapunzel” in a production of “Into the Woods” hosted by San Jose State University’s School of Music and Dance. 
Photo by Jana Marcus Photography | Used with permission

Teacher talents

Samika Bhatkar December 2, 2023

Amy Young: Theater Mesmerized by the enchanting backdrops and uplifting songs of “The Wizard of Oz” and “The Sound of Music” as a child, Vocal Music Director Amy Young found herself in awe of...

Health and Ethnic studies is current interdisciplinary course that will be mandated in the 2024-25 school year.

Continuous coverage: Health and Ethnic Studies

Lauren Chuu and Ellie Wang September 28, 2023

MVHS is piloting the Health and Ethnic Studies elective course that will extend throughout the current school year and effectively be mandated across the FUHSD district for all incoming freshmen starting...

Illustration | Lillian Wang

Health and Ethnic Studies

Krish Dev and Mihir Vishwarupe February 11, 2023

MVHS will implement a new course option of one semester each of Health and Ethnic Studies for freshmen star ting the 2023-24 school year, and it will be mandated for all in the 2024-25 school year,...

A fallen tree blocks a bridge in Shoreline at Mountain View.

Downpour demolition

Mihir Vishwarupe and Lillian Wang February 1, 2023

A series of heavy storms battered California in the beginning of January, flooding cities, damaging infrastructure and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate. Cupertino was one of many cities hit by...

Senior Jaebeum Cho used to go by J. Cho to prevent mispronunciations, however after gaining appreciation for his name in recent years he has started going by Jaebeum.

Actually it’s pronounced…

Chiran Arumugam and Darpan Singh December 27, 2022
Examining the struggles behind ethnic names in America
starting fresh

starting fresh

Alan Tai and Eric Zhou November 12, 2022
sharing teachers’ first experiences at MVHS
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