El Estoque

Contrasting media in the classroom

Contrasting media in the classroom

Bill Cheng

October 4, 2015

s night falls, frustration builds. That test tomorrow is worth 50 percent of the grade, and students all across the grades at MVHS are in need of answers to their burning questions. The chances are slim that anyone would pick up the phone at midnight, and the teachers have long since gone to bed...

American literature honors teachers implement writing coaches and new grading systems in classes

American literature honors teachers implement writing coaches and new grading systems in classes

Caitlyn Tjong

September 9, 2015

A crowd of juniors surges out of an American literature honors room, hurrying to get to their next class, while a small group of seniors straggles behind them. Unusual? It would have been unusual last year, but now, seniors are a common fixture in the HAmlit. classes and return not as wide-eyed students,...

FUHSD substitute teacher charges students for editing papers

FUHSD substitute teacher charges students for editing papers

Karishma Mehrotra

February 6, 2012

On Jan. 25, junior Victor Zhang posted an email exchange between him and substitute teacher Adam Wies on his Tumblr. The post received a large response from fellow students. Soon, teachers and students began discussing the exchange throughout Facebook and Tumblr. An email exchange In the email, Zhang...