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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

Author Kim Scott answers a question from the audience.

MV Bookshelf hosts first book talk of the year

Sonia Verma, Graphics Editor October 28, 2022

Bestselling author Kim Scott gave an author talk on Oct. 27 during lunch after being invited by MV Bookshelf to talk about her NYT bestselling book “Radical Candor," which gives tips on effective business...

Sophomore Jami Lim checks her schedule

Runaway of the bulls

Students and staff discuss the reasons for and the impacts of the cancellation of ROTB
Community members gather to celebrate the naming of the Bettencourt gymnasium at a ceremony on May 7.

Main gym renamed

Michelle Chen and Devin Gupta May 22, 2022
Honoring Harry Bettencourt’s 32 years of service to FUHSD
When schools opened in August of 2021, California’s free lunch program increased the number of students who ordered school lunch, raising concerns about the impact of food waste on the environment.

Limiting food waste at MVHS

Jefferson Le and Matthew Yoshimoto May 13, 2022
An explanation of contributing factors and ways to combat excess leftovers
Rats have been found in and around the pipes that line walls and ceilings of classrooms.

MVHS faces rat infestation

Krish Dev, Tanish Mendki, and Aashi Venkat April 26, 2022

Just before February break, English teacher Derek Lu noticed a narrow hole in the ceiling of his classroom. Upon further inspection, Lu learned that the hole was caused by rats that were digging for food....

FUHSD’s new schedule for 2022-23 school year adopts mandatory delayed start time

FUHSD’s new schedule for 2022-23 school year adopts mandatory delayed start time

Crystal Cheng and Matthew Yoshimoto April 17, 2022
Exploring decisions behind the schedule and its response from the community
Continuous Coverage on Ethnic Studies, updates on the development of the ethnic studies course at FUHSD will be added as new information is available.

Continuous coverage on Ethnic Studies

Krish Dev, Website Editor March 29, 2022

March 29 Social Studies Curriculum lead Viviana Torres has been assigned with a three year role that involves facilitating two teams that are part of the development of the Ethnic Studies course at...

Junior Greyson Mobley noticed the graffiti in the B-building boys bathroom during third period on March 10. Photo by Greyson Mobley | Used with permission

Bathroom vandals perpetuate hate

Shivani Verma and Kripa Mayureshwar March 16, 2022
MVHS administration responds to racial slurs, hate symbols and other vandalism
The new bell schedule for the 2022-23 school year.

FUHSD implements new bell schedule for 2022-23 school year

Krish Dev and Tanish Mendki March 15, 2022
Major schedule changes include an 8:30 a.m start and seven periods on Monday
RoundUp returns to FUHSD campuses

RoundUp returns to FUHSD campuses

Michelle Chen and Lance Tong February 12, 2022
Examining the use of the herbicide RoundUp at MVHS
Tracking COVID-19

Tracking COVID-19

Tanish Mendki and Lillian Wang February 12, 2022
Exploring the process of managing cases at MVHS
Official flyer for the Interdisciplinary Research and Project Design course, applications due Feb. 14.

What is Interdisciplinary Research and Project Design?

Krish Dev, Website Editor February 1, 2022
Equity Deconstructed rebrands and is accepting applications until Feb. 14
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