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

Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing

Unvaccinated staff no longer required to undergo COVID-19 testing

Jason Chu and Lillian Wang September 17, 2022

The California Department of Public Health announced that it would be ending its COVID-19 testing mandate for unvaccinated individuals in high-risk settings on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Starting Sept. 17, unvaccinated...

Since the beginning of 2021, 156 books have been challenged across the United States.

Book bans are on the rise

Jisha Rajala and Lillian Wang April 6, 2022

In early January of this year, the McMinn County School Board in Tennessee unanimously voted for the removal of “Maus,” a graphic novel by Art Spiegelman focusing on Jewish experiences during the Holocaust,...

English teacher Jireh Tanabe enjoys Night by Elie Wiesel because of its lessons of empathy.

Students and teachers share their literature class favorites

Gauri Manoj and Mira Wagner August 29, 2021
From timeless classics to contemporary reads, the MVHS curriculum provides something for everyone
The 5 Senses of Culture

The 5 Senses of Culture

Delving into the sensory facets of cultures present at MVHS

A touch of home

Arjan Madan, Staff Writer April 2, 2021
How fabrics, utensils, and trinkets help MVHS students and staff connect to their heritage
Closing Week during remote learning provides alternatives to typical high-stakes final exams

Closing Week during remote learning provides alternatives to typical high-stakes final exams

Tanish Mendki and Arjan Madan December 13, 2020
Examining the various ways teachers are administering final assessments to wrap up first semester
FUHSD implements credit/no-credit grading in response to COVID-19

FUHSD implements credit/no-credit grading in response to COVID-19

Robert Liu and Devin Gupta May 13, 2020
Despite community opposition, board of trustees unanimously vote to reaffirm new grading system
Paintings from a World Literature project line the front of literature teacher Jireh Tanabes classroom.

Drawing a curriculum: Art in the classroom

Robert Liu February 9, 2020
Exploring teacher and student opinions on integrating art into curriculums
Out of the Loop Page Design.

Out of the loop

Jefferson Le, Staff Writer November 24, 2019
Schoology slotted to replace School Loop by next Fall
TED Talk showcase to be held on May 10

TED Talk showcase to be held on May 10

Karen Feng May 4, 2013

Vote for your favorite video to decide which idea should receive the $1,000 prize. [yop_poll id="2"] For the past semester, sophomores in Stacey Cler, Mikki McMillion and Jireh Tanabe’s World...

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