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

Wrapped in green

Wrapped in green

Mikaylah Du and Brandon Xu November 16, 2022
Examining FUHSD’s Green Ribbon Schools application process
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
Over recent years. there has been a growing discussion about law enforcement and their role in American society.

Shifting opinions around SROs

It took 78 minutes for the school district’s police force to enter the Robb Elementary classroom in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 students and two adults were killed on May 24. The shooting exhibited flaws...

FUHSD implements free menstrual products due to new California law

Packaging the period plan

FUHSD implements free menstrual products thanks to California law
Inflation rates have gone up in the U.S. due to the pandemic and Russia’s war on Ukraine | Graphic by April Wang

Inflation impacts students and staff

Minjae Kang, Alex Zhang, April Wang, and Manas Kottakota August 12, 2022
Looking into how rising prices challenge the FUHSD community
Deputy Superintendent Graham Clark worked as Homestead High Schools principal for 10 years before entering the district office. Photo courtesy of Rachel Zlotziver | Used with permission

FUHSD welcomes new superintendent

Lillian Wang and Sonia Verma May 24, 2022
Graham Clark announced as the successor to Polly Bove
Photo from FUHSD

Graham Clark is appointed as the next FUHSD Superintendent

Angela Zhang May 3, 2022

On Tuesday, May 3, the FUHSD Board of Trustees announced in an email that current Deputy Superintendent Graham Clark will start as the district’s next Superintendent on July 1, after receiving unanimous...

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TikTok challenges influence crime in school communities

Michelle Chen and Angela Zhang February 11, 2022

Across the nation, threats to initiate school shootings and bombings circulated on TikTok the week of Dec. 17, 2021. As a popular social media platform, TikTok enabled the spread of this trend through...

Addressing climate change

Addressing climate change

Examining the approach to climate change on four different levels
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
Students exit the MVHS campus around noon and wait on Fort Baker Dr. for their rides home. Principal April Scott made an announcement over the school’s PA system about 30 minutes into fifth period to inform students that school would be out of session for the remainder of the day. Photo by Varsha Venkat.

Breaking News: School cancelled due to damaged water main

Varsha Venkat March 25, 2014

Due to MVHS’s inability to provide restroom and food service, administrators close the school midway through fifth period on March 25. Updated on March 25 at 2:53 p.m.: This article was updated to...

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