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

A graphic illustrating the three philosophies MVHS aims to focus on to encourage equitable grading

MVHS aims to highlight equitable grading

Teachers are introduced to three core philosophies at staff professional development
Josh Maisel poses in the center of the new teacher induction team for a photograph.

Josh Maisel named Director of Leadership Development

Sonia Verma, Graphics Editor May 13, 2022

Josh Maisel, the current Coordinator of Academic Interventions of FUHSD, has been appointed as the Director of Leadership Development and will start in his position on July 1, 2022, according to superintendent...

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
MVHS Student Equity Task Force logo.

MVHS’ Student Equity Task Force

Jefferson Le April 2, 2021

Last month, the Student Equity Task Force — a student-run group dedicated to supporting anti-racism and equity initiatives at MVHS — held its second advisory lesson on Black History Month using Martin...

English teachers from all five FUHSD high schools gather at the Quinlan Community Center to learn about equity and social justice in their classrooms

English teachers come together to promote equity in classrooms

Tanish Mendki October 21, 2019
English teachers of FUHSD attend sessions in order to learn how to help their students in a way that benefits them
Professor Pedro Noguera listens to superintendent Polly Bove introduce him to MVHS faculty. Noguera came to MVHS by request of Polly Bove to speak on equity in the classroom. Photo by Om Khandekar.

Professor Pedro Noguera gives equity presentation for staff

Priya Reddy September 22, 2017

At 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, groups of teachers stood crowded around tables of coffee and bagels chatting. They moved within their friend groups not unlike the students that would later stand around...

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