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

Smog blurs sunlight rays along a street near MVHS.

Smog prompts MVHS to pause all morning indoor and outdoor physical activities

Smoke from Northern California fires blankets Cupertino
Ethan Yang and Eric Zhou
September 20, 2023
The Cupertino Historical Society acquired two mannequins for the center display: one of Painless Parker, and one of a patient getting his teeth pulled.

Painless Parker rolls into the Cupertino Historical Society

New exhibit on famous Cupertino dentist opens Sept. 15
Lillian Wang
September 16, 2023
Assistant Principal Mike White discusses his goals for the SEEC with an interested student.

Social Emotional Learning and Equity Task Force holds its first meeting

Students gather in the Student Union to learn about the different purposes and divisions of the SEEC
Kathryn Foo
September 10, 2023
In August 2023, the choir room was still undergoing construction. | Photo by Giljoon Lee

Deconstructing construction

Breaking down school construction projects and how they impact MVHS staff
Academic experieces may range across classes based on how coherent curriculum is implemented.

Working towards a coherent curriculum through equitable grading practices

Exploring FUHSD student and staff opinions on implementing ‘Grading for Equity’
FUHSD is currently working to combat the misuse of AI tools in the classroom.

Changing Education with ChatGPT

Exploring changes in AI regulations in education for the 2023-24 school year
Junior and El Estoque Features editor Dahlia Schilling enters data into TimelineJS, one of the multimedia tools El Estoque uses for its online content. Photo | Alyssa Yang

El Estoque named NSPA finalists in 11 categories

National Scholastic Press Association honors MVHS news publication
Alyssa Yang
August 29, 2023
Principal Ben Clausnitzer responds to a student’s question at FUHSD Journalism Camp.

Principal Ben Clausnitzer named JEA 2023 administrator of the year

Journalism Education Association recognizes Clausnitzer’s support for journalism
Jason Chu and Giljoon Lee
August 24, 2023
Members of the Chinese Rainbow Network wave rainbow dance fans.

San Francisco Pride Parade 2023

Annual pride parade and festival celebrates LGBTQ+ community
Aashi Venkat and Lillian Wang
June 27, 2023
New California legislation could potentially change the bounds for student suspension and expulsion to reduce inequity.

Equity in Discipline

Exploring new proposed limits on student suspension and expulsion
Alyssa Yang
June 2, 2023
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