El Estoque

PTSA includes student voices at fifth monthly meeting, held Jan. 28

February 7, 2014

The meeting kicks off second semester with updates from students, staff to improve connection within school. Meeting topics included the student and staff reports, Challenge Success and Explore Careers. Student...

New Legislative Council reaches out to student body

 ASB vice president senior Leon Chen introduces Legislative Council procedures to its new members on Jan. 30 in the Leadership room. The council discussed denying proposed clubs, the upcoming Challenge Success survey and a poll to determine what students want changed on campus. Photo by Karen Feng.
February 5, 2014

Council members discuss club approval and using student opinion to implement change. Led by ASB vice president senior Leon Chen, Legislative Council held its first meeting this semester on Jan. 30 at...

Challenge Success reaches out to parents

Parents and administrators come together at the Challenge Success meeting to discuss stress at MVHS. Although only 17 parents attended, the PTSA hopes to reach more community members with a campus-wide survey. Photo by Karen Feng.
January 22, 2014

PTSA holds Challenge Success meeting on Jan. 14 to introduce program, brainstorm with parents. “[Stress is] the elephant in the room, and we need to talk about it,” Student Advocate Richard Prinz...

PTSA discusses Career Fair and results of WOW at fourth monthly meeting

PTSA discusses Career Fair and results of WOW at fourth monthly meeting
December 4, 2013

During a short 30-minute meeting on Nov. 26, PTSA discussed updates from the previous meeting The fourth PTSA meeting of the year, held on Nov. 26, lasted 30 minutes. The following is a breakdown of...

PTSA discusses academic changes in third monthly meeting

This “stress tree,” developed by the MVHS Challenge Success team during a working session at the Fall Conference, displays the causes and effects of stress at MVHS. The CS team aims to create research-based solutions to increase student engagement, reduce stress and discuss long-term success. Photo used with permission of PTSA President Jim Cunningham.
October 25, 2013

Meeting topics included the Common Core, STAR testing, accreditation and LeGos. Fast facts | Create infographics The PTSA held its third monthly meeting in the library on Oct. 22...

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