El Estoque

Tim Cook’s remarks about cheap computers being “test machines” raise questions at MVHS

Photo by Valery Marchive via Flickr

Itay Barylka

December 17, 2015

Tim Cook is apparently not thrilled with the way the education technology sphere is currently moving. In an interview with Buzzfeed News, he called the low-end laptops that have been gaining a steady amount of use in classrooms “test machines” and implied that the only reason that they are succes...

District provides new Chromebooks for biology classes

District provides new Chromebooks for biology classes

Renee Pu

October 23, 2015

n Oct.13, Biology teacher Lora Lerner received a new Chromebook cart from the school district for her classroom. She dragged the cart to the corner of B106 with great satisfaction and considered the future usage of these computers. MVHS and Homestead High School are part of the pilot program, in which...

Becoming a “Google school”

Mini chromebooks are arranged and plugged into the built-in chargers on a shelf inside of a chromebook cart. The implementation of these technologies is a contributing factor as to why MVHS has become a “Google school”. Photo by Neha Patchipala

Neha Patchipala

September 15, 2014

fter increasing the use of various Google technologies this year, library media teacher Laura Utile believes that MVHS is essentially becoming a “Google School”. Each student has been issued a specialized Google email account, with the primary goal being to provide students with a way to do academi...