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

Instrumental Music Director John Gilchrist takes a pause in directing the orchestra during its 2023 Winter Concert, “Forces of Nature.”

Striking the high note

Alyssa Yang and Benjamin Zhang January 26, 2024
John Gilchrist wins the Richard L. Levin Orchestra Educator Award

Do all Monta Vista students think the same?

Meggie Chen and Kripa Mayureshwar March 1, 2022
Asking students where they stand on a spectrum regarding various binaries
24 Questions with the Class of 2024

24 Questions with the Class of 2024

Meggie Chen October 29, 2021
Asking sophomores 24 random questions
A scene from senior Conner Yins music video for his song, Fall Asleep on Call.

From the soul

Diya Bahl January 26, 2021
Exploring the motivation behind MVHS students’ own music
As part of their effort to pass a reusable bag ordinance, Sierra Club has been working to gain support from the community. A significant portion of its activities includes a petition in support of the reusable bag ordinance. Logo taken from sierraclub.org.

City Council to vote on reusable bag ordinance supported by Sierra Club

Eva Spitzen January 14, 2013
Sierra Club hopes to repeat the success it had in San Jose in banning plastic bags in Cupertino.
The administrations decision to provide start of school information on Schoolloop has reduced the size of the annual packet families receive.

Running of the Bulls goes green

Mihir Patil August 23, 2012
Informational school documents no longer mailed out in school-wide effort to cut down on paper and costs.
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