The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Class of 2020 recount their silver linings and worst moments of junior year

The Class of 2020 recount their silver linings and worst moments of junior year

Annie Zhang and Claire Wen May 14, 2019
A look into the Class of 2020's "gold coins" and downsides of the year
Back from Mount Vernon

Back from Mount Vernon

Jasmine Lee January 29, 2019

On Dec. 11, 2018, social studies department lead Bonnie Belshe successfully published a five-part lesson plan on the George Washington’s Mount Vernon website after a year of research and months of editing....

Revised AP US History Guidelines: Much Ado About Nothing?

Revised AP US History Guidelines: Much Ado About Nothing?

Zach Sanchez September 27, 2015

As of 2015, College Board, the organization which writes and regulates the nation’s AP tests and guidelines, has a new framework for how AP United States history should be taught in American high schools....

M-H shows her oversized items that she keeps around the classroom. Her collection is an accumulation of student gifts and personal purchases. Photo by Smitha Gundavajhala.

History teacher Viviana Montoya-Hernandez shares her oversize souvenirs

Yashashree Pisolkar May 23, 2013

On the first day of school, AP U.S. History and regular Government and Economics teacher Viviana Montoya-Hernandez pulled out her oversized pencil to take attendance, hoping to “break the ice” with...

Google Docs facilitates APUSH collaboration

Google Docs facilitates APUSH collaboration

Kevin Tsukii September 10, 2010

  More than half of AP U.S. History students team up on Google Docs to collectively succeed It all began during the first week of school when students who had taken Advanced...

To wear or not to wear: APUSH T-shirts

To wear or not to wear: APUSH T-shirts

Selene Rubino May 7, 2009

  A junior recounts his experience of getting his car vandalized   On the morning of April 17, junior Robert Huang stirred in his sleep as his mother's shrill voice broke the 10 a.m. silence of...

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