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

Artivism on social media

Lily Jiang and April Wang February 3, 2023
Discussing the unique impacts of combining art, activism, and the widespread use of social media
Wrapped in green

Wrapped in green

Mikaylah Du and Brandon Xu November 16, 2022
Examining FUHSD’s Green Ribbon Schools application process
Greenwashing often derives from a lack of transparency or care.

Clean and green

Sarah Liu November 13, 2022

In the last two years, nearly half of the $23.7 million spent on Google search ads by five major oil companies have targeted search terms relating to sustainability, according to a report published by...

What can we do?

What can we do?

Melody Cui and Anna Jerolimov October 14, 2022
Coming to terms with the individual impact we have on combating climate change
Addressing climate change

Addressing climate change

Examining the approach to climate change on four different levels
Students explain their involvement in the Youth Environmental Power Initiative

Local climate change activists examine their impact

Michelle Chen December 10, 2021
Students explain their involvement in the Youth Environmental Power Initiative
Electric vehicle chargers make a positive impact

Electric vehicle chargers make a positive impact

Lance Tong and Mikaylah Du December 10, 2021
Examining the impact of FUHSD’s installation of solar panels and car chargers
Examining how the government is handling the climate crisis through a set of bills and rulings

Federal regulations advance the national approach to climate change

Melody Cui December 10, 2021
Examining how the government is handling the climate crisis through a set of bills and rulings
Its time to take action against climate change. Whats a better place to start than our textbooks?

Comprehensive climate curriculum is crucial

Sarah Liu December 7, 2021

Climate change is part of the core curriculum of three MVHS courses: freshman Biology, AP Biology and AP Environmental Science. Yet, only one of these courses is required for graduation.  In a world...

Recycling and reusing are one of the values my parents have instilled in me.

Recycle, reduce, reuse BournVita jars

Jayanti Jha December 16, 2020
How I dealt with a bout of eco-grief
Clashing views on the climate crisis

Clashing views on the climate crisis

Ritu Atreyas October 27, 2020
Exploring‌ ‌how the upcoming election has environmental consequences
This image from NASAs terra satellite was able to capture the huge swath of smoke generated by the California wildfires.

Let’s address climate change

Neysa Singh September 11, 2020
Examining recent effects of climate change from Earth Overshoot Day to California’s current condition
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