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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

Dean of Students Nico Flores at work two days before the Welcome Back Dance on August 20. Administration’s conversation with ASB — which Flores was a part of — helped clarify any misunderstanding between the two parties regarding the practice of front-to-back dancing, which is allowed under strict, responsible regulation. Photo by Pranav Parthasarathy.

Administration’s resolution of a “freaking” misunderstanding represents a step in the right direction

Pranav Parthasarathy August 21, 2014

Sex carries quite an awkward connotation for high school students. At a younger age — primary school and early years of junior high — students find the entire subject barred from discussion, locked...

A closer look at the real problem when it comes to dirty dancing

Ankita Tejwani September 26, 2012

Freaking is acceptable ― but only if you do it the right way. Freaking has always been controversial at MVHS, but in the battle between students and administration, a major group is discountedó...

Grandma is watching you

Soumya Kurnool April 11, 2012

I've always been a total grandma when it comes to dancing — I do not condone even the thought of such public self humiliation. So it is perfectly reasonable that I would hope to never attend a high...

Freak-out at Welcome Back Dance

Freak-out at Welcome Back Dance

Deepa Kollipara September 14, 2009

Administration enforces controversial 'face-to-face with a little bit of space' policy at the first dance. Like at every first dance, seniors sporting their homemade senior shirts were ready to uphold...

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