El Estoque

Juniors taking the CAASPP take a lunch break after their first math testing session on May 12. Photo by Sophia Chen

CAASPP testing during COVID-19

Sophia Chen, Copy Editor May 20, 2021
Examining the logistics behind in-person standardized testing
Staff members who organized Earth Deconstructed gather in front of Monta Vista High School.

Equity Deconstructed

Shivani Madhan May 19, 2021
Examining the addition of a new equity focused course to the MVHS curriculum
FUHSD schools shift to hybrid learning

FUHSD schools shift to hybrid learning

On April 19, all schools within FUHSD started hybrid learning, an opportunity for students to return to an in-person format of instruction as COVID-19 conditions in Santa Clara County...

Graphic by Matthew Yoshimoto

Meet your officers

Matthew Yoshimoto May 10, 2021
Introducing the 2021-22 ASB and class officers
A graph depicting the number of National Merit Semifinalists at MVHS from 2015 to 2021.

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
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