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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

How Technovation teams prepared for the Technovation Challenge World Pitch

How Technovation teams prepared for the Technovation Challenge World Pitch

Ayah Ali-Ahmad May 12, 2019

Technovation, a club dedicated to girls who are interested in STEM and have a passion for building apps, has been preparing for the Technovation Challenge throughout the year. The Technovation Challenge...

Theres an app for that: Monta Vista Official

There’s an app for that: Monta Vista Official

Charlotte Chui and Dhruvika Randad January 15, 2019

reated by senior Derek Zheng and juniors Daniel Duan and Matthew Cho, the newly released iOS app, Monta Vista Official, aims to aid communication between clubs, leadership and students. The app keeps track...

Technovation Challenge teams share app demos

Technovation Challenge teams share app demos

Charlotte Chui, Copy Editor October 11, 2018

n Oct. 5, Technovation members gathered at lunch in B209 for a weekly meeting regarding app demonstrations. Technovation emphasizes the importance of women in the fields of technology and business, preparing...

Mapped

Mapped

Charlotte Chui, Ria Kolli, and Mallika Singh May 23, 2018

We have certain established expectations when it comes to privacy. For example, we expect privacy when we are alone, when we’re on the phone and when we’re at home. On a day to day basis, these expectations...

Team FemStem’s app-building process

Team FemStem’s app-building process

Charlotte Chui April 30, 2018

n April 23, freshmen Ria Doshi, Eesha Ramkumar and Harini Arumugam submitted their app as part of the Technovation Challenge, an international six-week competition in which teams build an app to target...

Starting the Technovation Challenge

Starting the Technovation Challenge

Charlotte Chui February 1, 2018

n Jan. 23, MV Technovation held a club meeting as their members dove into the beginning of the Technovation Challenge. The Technovation Challenge is an international six-week app-building competition,...

#DeleteUber is trending in response to the incident at JFK airport

#DeleteUber is trending in response to the incident at JFK airport

Chetana Ramaiyer February 6, 2017

Recently, the #DeleteUber has been trending on Twitter. More than 200,000 Uber accounts have been deleted, according to a report from The New York Times It all started on Jan. 28.  According to Forbes...

FlexTime: The tutorial scanning app

FlexTime: The tutorial scanning app

Mallika Singh February 4, 2017

Every week on Monday and Thursday from 9:10 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., MVHS students follow a tutorial schedule. Many people walk from class to class looking for a place to work or a teacher to get help. They...

Melt is a new iPhone app that uses podcasts for social networking. Homestead High School Class of 2005 alumni Jason Lew and Shane Wey created the app because they felt that voice was a unique platform that has not been used often in social networking. Screenshot by Joyce Varma.

Homestead High School alumni create social networking iPhone app

Joyce Varma October 27, 2013

Social media app Melt allows people to connect with auditory communication rather than visual text or pictures. Class of 2005 Homestead High School alumni Jason Lew and Shane Wey were sitting in a coffee...

Students develop game for Android devices

Students develop game for Android devices

Yimeng Han September 24, 2012

Candy, robots, and physics. Juniors Ameya Khare, Shrav Mehta and Prem Nair have managed to combine all three into a new application, “Candybot.” In development since July 2011, the game is now...

Punchd loyalty application picks up popularity

Punchd loyalty application picks up popularity

Alexandria Poh December 12, 2011

Punchd, a company co-founded by class of 2005 alumnus Niket Desai with two college friends, is rising in popularity, especially after partnering with Google in July. As a “digital loyalty company,”...

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