El Estoque

Continuous Coverage on Ethnic Studies, updates on the development of the ethnic studies course at FUHSD will be added as new information is available.

Continuous coverage on Ethnic Studies

Krish Dev, Website Editor November 22, 2021

November 22 Following three meetings hosted by FUHSD’s Ethnic Studies Learning Collaborative, El Estoque conducted a Q&A with Associate Superintendent Tom Avvakumovits, who oversees the development...

Insight Diagnostics admisters COVID-19 rapid antigen and PCR testing on Wednesdays in front of the auditorium.

FUHSD implements on-campus COVID-19 procedures

Devin Gupta, Managing and Web Editor September 26, 2021
Exploring how students diagnosed with COVID-19 are quarantined
Exploring the effects of free lunch at FUHSD this school year

Free lunch explained

Krish Dev, Website Editor September 26, 2021

After a budget surplus, California has implemented a statewide free lunch program that guarantees lunch to more than six million students at public schools. The universal program means that 100% of FUHSD...

President Bill Wilson along with the other members of the FUHSD Board of Trustees and district administration hold a panel in the MVHS Student Union on Tuesday, Sept. 21 to discuss the opt-out policy

Opting out of queer literature

Shivani Madhan and Aashi Venkat September 25, 2021
FUHSD Board of Trustees host a study session on excusing students from novels with LGBTQ+ themes
Sophomore Kalyani Puthenpurayil plugs a laptop into one of the librarys Chromebook carts. Photo by Aashi Venkat

FUHSD implements new 1:1 device program

Exploring the decision behind the new policy for the 2021-22 school year
Juniors taking the CAASPP take a lunch break after their first math testing session on May 12. Photo by Sophia Chen

CAASPP testing during COVID-19

Sophia Chen, Copy Editor May 20, 2021
Examining the logistics behind in-person standardized testing
Aditya Shah 19 poses with Elaine Hamilton.

Elaine Hamilton

Andie Liu May 18, 2021
Guidance Senior Clerical Assistant Hamilton retires after 23 years at FUHSD
FUHSD schools shift to hybrid learning

FUHSD schools shift to hybrid learning

On April 19, all schools within FUHSD started hybrid learning, an opportunity for students to return to an in-person format of instruction as COVID-19 conditions in Santa Clara County...

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
MVHS cafeteria manager Debbie Herrera is currently working at Cupertino HS to implement the FUHSD Free Meal Policy.

Behind the scenes on the MVHS campus

Oishee Misra January 24, 2021
Investigating how the roles of the cafeteria manager, site technician and day custodian have shifted during a distance learning school year
A close up shot of a Diya, a candle used to illuminate houses during Diwali.

Acknowledging Cultural Celebrations

Abdullah Memon, Aditya Shukla, and Justin E Kim December 5, 2020
The MVHS administration’s stance on cultural awareness and reducing workload for traditionally celebrated holidays
MVHS social science teacher Hilary Barron poses with her two-year-old son in this photo. Photo courtesy of Hilary Barron

Access to childcare in the midst of COVID-19

Oishee Misra November 25, 2020
FUHSD teachers utilize the FUHSD-Action Day partnership and childcare facilities
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