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

Seasonal weather

Seasonal weather

Sophia Ma May 26, 2022
From heatwaves to rainy days, last year's summer weather was really something else. Let's hope it's a little more cooperative this summer.
Shah treks through a clear stream in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Students describe their Winter Break travel experiences

Riya Ravuri, Features Editor February 3, 2022
Exploring how travel was affected by COVID-19 safety restrictions
Senior Sophia Chen and her friends enjoy a socially distanced birthday party. Photo by Sophia Chen // Used with permission

Vacationing during a pandemic

Mira Wagner, Staff Writer January 16, 2021
Students share their opinions about traveling during quarantine
Freshman Akanksha Varanasi traveled to historical sites in the Middle East. Photo courtesy of Akanksha Varanasi

Students travel to different countries over winter break

Claire Wen February 1, 2020

Freshman Akanksha Varanasi  When freshman Akanksha Varanasi traveled to the Middle East, she took note of the locals’ hospitality. Whenever she went into a souvenir shop, which were typically...

Give me a break

Give me a break

Brandon Ng May 17, 2019

I’m in fourth grade. The afternoons reach 100 degrees and it’s gotten to the point where it’s so warm that I can’t sleep properly. At exactly seven in the morning, I wake up groggy and unaware,...

Pool Party DIYs

Pool Party DIYs

Hannah Lee April 26, 2018
How to make budget-friendly projects for the pool
Give Us a Break

Give Us a Break

Hannah Lee December 11, 2017

ollowing the transition from a relaxing summer into a new school year, first semester can often be tiring. There are approximately 14 1/2 weeks of school between the first day of school and Thanksgiving...

10 places in the Bay Area  you can visit over the summer

10 places in the Bay Area you can visit over the summer

Devika Watave May 31, 2017

Can’t get out of the Bay Area this summer? Check out these popular spots within a three hour’s drive from Cupertino. Coyote Hills Regional Park Camp overnight to spend some quality time outdoors Picnic...

California Dreaming

California Dreaming

Michelle Wong May 30, 2017

Co-written by Himani Yalamaddi Illustrations by Ananya Bhat Want to get out of the city for the summer? Here are some sites within California to go explore. Lassen Volcanic National Park Climb...

Pulse: Summer plans

Pulse: Summer plans

Varsha Venkat May 4, 2015

Interact with the data by hovering your mouse over the images. Where are students going this summer? [amcharts id="summer-map-2015"]

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