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

AI Detectors

Dahlia Schilling and Ananya Chaudhary June 11, 2024

MVHS teachers try to guess which essay was student-written, AI-assisted and written solely by ChatGPT.

The FUHSD Climate Collective consists of district staff, teachers and students who plan environmental intiatives to implement in all five FUHSD schools.

Climate changers

Sarah Liu and Dylan Nguyen March 5, 2024
FUHSD Climate Collective establishes its initiatives toward mitigating climate change
Implemented this year, the Wellness Room is designed to give students the space and time to reset.

Safe Space

Corinna Kuo, Brandon Xu, and Kaia Yuan September 29, 2023

MVHS implemented the Wellness Room in room C201 for the 2023-34 school year. According to Wellness Space Specialist Doreen Bonde, the Wellness Room allows students to reset physically and mentally when...

Aruna Venkateswaran

December 9, 2022

The charcoal smell of grilled chicken roasting in the small, well-preserved town of Kanazawa transports sophomore Aruna Venkateswaran back to her maternal grandparents’ home in Japan, which she visited...

Kavita Gupta and her mother video call, despite the physical barriers they face

Physical distance

Taryn Lam December 9, 2022
Exploring the relationships between family members located in different countries
Wrapped in green

Wrapped in green

Mikaylah Du and Brandon Xu November 16, 2022
Examining FUHSD’s Green Ribbon Schools application process
Official flyer for the Interdisciplinary Research and Project Design course, applications due Feb. 14.

What is Interdisciplinary Research and Project Design?

Krish Dev, Website Editor February 1, 2022
Equity Deconstructed rebrands and is accepting applications until Feb. 14
Staff members who organized Earth Deconstructed gather in front of Monta Vista High School.

Equity Deconstructed

Shivani Madhan May 19, 2021
Examining the addition of a new equity focused course to the MVHS curriculum
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
2021 AP exams

2021 AP exams

Tanish Mendki January 23, 2021
Exploring the uncertainty regarding AP tests this year and its implications for MVHS students and staff
Recreational sports during quarantine

Recreational sports during quarantine

Brian Xu September 24, 2020
MVHS students and staff safely stay active despite COVID-19 restrictions
AP Biology Lab Kit

Experiments at home

Gavin Hung September 11, 2020
A look into science labs during remote learning
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