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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

My first teaching experiences all began with speech. Illustration | April Wang

Lessons on teaching

April Wang, Copy Editor November 27, 2022

Honestly, I think I’m a good teacher. That wasn’t really something I ever thought I’d say. It still isn’t. Looking at all my favorite teachers, they’ve always been patient. Professional....

Wrapped in green

Wrapped in green

Mikaylah Du and Brandon Xu November 16, 2022
Examining FUHSD’s Green Ribbon Schools application process
Were here, were queer, get used to it, was a common slogan used in the 90s during pride rallies.

One step forward, two steps back

Melody Cui and Mikaylah Du May 9, 2022
Analyzing the impetus, implications and impacts of the recent uptick in anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in the U.S.
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...

An interactive graphic made with Flourish that displays sex and HIV education mandates in the U.S.

Expanding sex education

Shivani Madhan September 3, 2021
Examining sex education at MVHS in comparison to schools nationwide
Staff members who organized Earth Deconstructed gather in front of Monta Vista High School.

Equity Deconstructed

Shivani Madhan May 19, 2021
Examining the addition of a new equity focused course to the MVHS curriculum
FUHSD participates in Culturally Responsive Education training

FUHSD participates in Culturally Responsive Education training

Andie Liu April 2, 2021
Nine MVHS staff members take part in a 5-month-long online course with FUHSD
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The conservative minority

Rachel Jiang February 5, 2021
Exploring the extent to which education imposes the stigma surrounding conservative minorities at MVHS
California voters don’t turn out in favor of supporting public schools

California voters don’t turn out in favor of supporting public schools

Ayah Ali-Ahmad December 5, 2020
Proposition outcomes reflect differences of opinion among voters
College in COVID-19

College in COVID-19

Exploring the various ways the pandemic affects colleges and the application process
Lessons From Around the World

Lessons From Around the World

Exploring the differences in policies and systems between the U.S. and foreign countries
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Positivity Podcast Ep. 3: Thanksgiving Edition

Oishee Misra and Lakshanyaa Ganesh November 22, 2019
Displaying appreciation during the season of giving thanks
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