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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

Using physical touch

Using physical touch

Mikaylah Du and Riya Ravuri October 30, 2021
Exploring how physical touch plays a role in expressing affection among the MVHS community
Senior and captain Ashley Twu attempts to make her way around an opponent from HHS.

Varsity Field Hockey loses to Homestead High School 4-0

Anna Kaminitz and Matthew Yoshimoto October 22, 2021
Matadors recognize their need to improve communication after the defeat
Senior Carolyn Huang dodges around opponents from Salinas High School.

Varsity Field Hockey defeats Salinas High School 5-1

Anna Kaminitz and Matthew Yoshimoto September 8, 2021
Madators solidify their first win of the season
Club leaders share their objectives for the 2021-2022 school year

Club leaders share their objectives for the 2021-2022 school year

Exploring what’s in store for clubs as MVHS returns to in-person learning
Senior Allison Leung and her teammate MVHS alumna 18 Demetra Williams practice their dives at MVHS pool.

Women in sports

Exploring the experiences of women in sports in honor of Women's History Month
Hassan sprints with the ball down the field. Photo used with permission of Zaid Hassan.

From coach to future olympian

Jayanti Jha December 9, 2019

For 19-year-old MVHS field hockey coach Zaid Hassan, the Olympics isn’t just an event he watches on TV — it’s his goal. Hassan is currently working to be on the U.S. men’s national field hockey...

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President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry

Claire Yang and Jayanti Jha October 24, 2019
Exploring students’ opinions about the President’s ongoing impeachment inquiry
Co-president and senior Justin Feng began the interest meeting by discussing the various aspects of the mock trial, starting with the pretrial and ending with the verdict. Photo by Jayanti Jha

Mock Trial kicks off the year with 80 attendees

Jayanti Jha September 22, 2019

Mock Trial began the year with an increase in attendance at their interest meeting with 80 people, compared to the usual 40 to 50 in previous years. According to  officer of operations and sophomore...

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