El Estoque

Copy and Paste: analyzing the cheating behavior at MVHS

Copy and Paste: analyzing the cheating behavior at MVHS

Nathan Stevens

March 10, 2018


Filed under Editorial, From the magazine, OPINION

We’ve all had those weeks. The weeks where it feels like there’s a test in each period, where it feels like every teacher forgot students have other classes, where it feels like there isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done. But we do. And after the dust settles and we get a moment to ...

The effect of School Loop’s absence on teachers and students

The effect of School Loop’s absence on teachers and students

Jai Uparkar

January 16, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Education, Local, NEWS

chool Loop was down from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8 for all students in FUHSD, catching students and teachers off guard, who depended on School Loop for their final first semester grades and homework assignments. FUHSD is usually allerted about School Loop’s maintenance schedule beforehand, but this time there...

Behind the Meme: What makes a meme funny?

Behind the Meme: What makes a meme funny?

Jessica Xing

April 17, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Made of Memes

hat makes a meme successful? Frazier asked her classes to analyze how networking, in a growingly interconnected world, has contributed to the spread of viral culture. For homework, she asked her students to create and spread a meme through social media over the long weekend. While it didn’t necessaril...

Homework Over the Holidays

Homework Over the Holidays

Mallika Singh

December 12, 2016


Filed under Briefs

With Mid-Year Recess right around the corner, MVHS students are ready for a break. However, not all students will get a complete break from school. Their teachers may instead choose to disregard the No Homework Over Break Policy and assign homework. According to English teacher Mark Carpenter, the policy, which w...

Low stress weeks increase students’ stress

Brighton Balfrey

October 8, 2016


Filed under Campus, OPINION, Videos

Senior Sid Satya walked into the library after school with many stressful things on his mind: AP Economics test, AP Biology test, AP Statistics test, multiple other assignments all in the next week. There are two problems with this scenario. One is that Satya shouldn’t have had three tests n...

Excuses

Excuses

Krishna Sunder

September 16, 2016


Filed under Interactives, Multimedia, MULTIMEDIA PACKAGES

Ranging anywhere from “my dog ate my homework” to “I have a family reunion today,” excuses are a large part of how people sometimes cope with social and academic situations. In this package, we explore how excuses pop up in the form of body shaming, religious situations, homework amounts and...

Student stress remains the same after “homework-free” Thanksgiving

Student stress remains the same after “homework-free” Thanksgiving

Tal Marom

November 30, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Featured, OPINION

s I was watching all my friends’ Snapchat stories on Monday morning before school, as I usually do, I was surprised. An overwhelming number of my friends were up until 2 a.m. or later finishing homework. I’m very familiar with these types of snaps: a hastily taken picture of a desk with piles of ...