El Estoque

All 63 2020 National Merit semifinalists at MVHS qualify to be finalists

All 63 2020 National Merit semifinalists at MVHS qualify to be finalists

Anna Jerolimov April 5, 2021
Examining the statistics of the National Merit Scholarship Program
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Recent Changes to MVHS: for campus, staff and students

April 2, 2021

Throughout FUHSD, more specifically MVHS, our faculty has recently introduced a variety of changes, ranging from incorporating social emotional learning to posting monthly staff shoutouts to adding student...

Graphic by Rachel Jiang

Plotting the Future

Examining course allocations at MVHS through the lens of declining enrollment
On March 8, FUHSD hosted a Parent & Community webinar to provide updates about a potential return to in-person school during the 2020-21 school year, in light of recent events at the district, county, state and national levels.

FUHSD panel hosts community webinar to offer distance learning updates

Oishee Misra March 9, 2021
FUHSD community receives information about a potential return to in-person school, including testing, vaccines and safety protocols
A twitter user captures an image of a CUSD parent in support of returning to schools.

CUSD discusses returning to in person learning

Lance Tong March 8, 2021
Exploring parents’, teachers’ and board members’ reaction to CUSDs reopening plan
The College Board announces cancellation of SAT Subject Tests and SAT optional essays.

College Board cancels SAT Subject Tests and SAT optional essay

Devin Gupta and Jefferson Le January 30, 2021

On Jan. 19, 2021, the College Board announced in a blog post that it would no longer be offering SAT Subject Tests in the U.S. Additionally, the SAT optional essay would no longer be included for test...

Chinese apps WeChat and TikTok face U.S. ban threats

Chinese apps WeChat and TikTok face U.S. ban threats

Jefferson Le January 10, 2021
Exploring MVHS community’s opinion on the future of the social apps in America
Junior Devin Gupta highlights an AP US History DBQ || Photo by Devin Gupta

Closing off the semester

Devin Gupta, News and Web Editor December 18, 2020
What Closing Week means and where it came from
The visiting committee suggested a fifth goal in addition to MVHS's four original goals.

WASC Goals

Robert Liu December 17, 2020
MVHS works to implement goals and feedback following WASC accreditation visit
Graphic by Matthew Yoshimoto

Asking for help

Matthew Yoshimoto December 17, 2020
Exploring the effectiveness of the Wellness Check-In form
Closing Week during remote learning provides alternatives to typical high-stakes final exams

Closing Week during remote learning provides alternatives to typical high-stakes final exams

Tanish Mendki and Arjan Madan December 13, 2020
Examining the various ways teachers are administering final assessments to wrap up first semester
The Rise and Fall of CUSDs Enrollment and Expenditures

The Rise and Fall of CUSDs Enrollment and Expenditures

Lance Tong November 26, 2020
Exploring CUSDs financial and enrollment situation throughout the years
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