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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

PTSA includes student voices at fifth monthly meeting, held Jan. 28

Colin Kim February 7, 2014

The meeting kicks off second semester with updates from students, staff to improve connection within school. Meeting topics included the student and staff reports, Challenge Success and Explore Careers. Student...

Parents and administrators come together at the Challenge Success meeting to discuss stress at MVHS. Although only 17 parents attended, the PTSA hopes to reach more community members with a campus-wide survey. Photo by Karen Feng.

Challenge Success reaches out to parents

Karen Feng January 22, 2014

PTSA holds Challenge Success meeting on Jan. 14 to introduce program, brainstorm with parents. “[Stress is] the elephant in the room, and we need to talk about it,” Student Advocate Richard Prinz...

This “stress tree,” developed by the MVHS Challenge Success team during a working session at the Fall Conference, displays the causes and effects of stress at MVHS. The CS team aims to create research-based solutions to increase student engagement, reduce stress and discuss long-term success. Photo used with permission of PTSA President Jim Cunningham.

PTSA discusses academic changes in third monthly meeting

Karen Feng October 25, 2013

Meeting topics included the Common Core, STAR testing, accreditation and LeGos. Fast facts | Create infographics The PTSA held its third monthly meeting in the library on Oct. 22...

Changes to Student Board aim to increase awareness of PTSA

Changes to Student Board aim to increase awareness of PTSA

Amrutha Dorai October 1, 2013

The board, heading into its second year, is increasing involvement at school and in the community. The last Parent Teacher Student Association meeting, in senior Pooja Desai’s memory, drew four students....

PTSA to introduce new programs

Namrata Ramani August 29, 2013

PTSA kicks off the year with seminars, new student group and stress management program.   By The numbers | Create infographics $40,000. That’s approximately how much the PTSA...

PTSA will show the critically acclaimed “3 Idiots” during the movie night. Photo from Flickr user 沐小川.

PTSA to hold movie night on Nov. 21

Joyce Varma November 20, 2012

MVHS PTSA student committee will show the popular Bollywood film “3 Idiots” on Wednesday Nov. 21 in room F111 to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The event will take place after 6th...

First PTSA meeting of the year held Aug. 28

First PTSA meeting of the year held Aug. 28

Amrutha Dorai August 30, 2012

At the first Parent Teacher Student Association meeting this year, Principal April Scott and Assistant Principal Brad Metheany emphasized administration’s goal of making MVHS feel like a family, where...

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