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

FUHSD is currently working to combat the misuse of AI tools in the classroom.

Changing Education with ChatGPT

Exploring changes in AI regulations in education for the 2023-24 school year
The addition of Proposition 28 provides additional funding for MVHS arts departments, helping to continue sustaining these courses.

Keeping the arts alive

How declining enrollment and Proposition 28 are affecting the arts department
MVHS is set to lose the Japanese language program in the coming years as a result of declining enrollment in the course.

FUHSD World Languages to face upcoming changes

Jason Chu and Lauren Chuu June 1, 2023
MVHS will begin phasing out Japanese language courses in 2024-25
Canvas paper bark painting of General Ignacio Zaragoza, who led Mexican troops to victory in the Battle of Puebla

Spanish classes celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Jason Chu and Lauren Chuu May 5, 2023
MVHS Spanish classes participate in activities such as bark paintings and Mexican songs
Technological disparities between Macbooks and Chromebooks stem from a variety of factors such as efficiency, features, and price.

A digital divide

Lauren Chuu April 14, 2023
Exploring the impact of personal and borrowed computers
Junior Rahul Pothineni passes the ball to a teammate.

Boys Volleyball loses to The Harker School in its first home game of the season

Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil March 19, 2023
The Matadors tried to hold out to a fifth set but lost after ending the fourth set 25-23
Aftermath of the storm reveals a fallen oak tree in the MVHS Rally Court.

BREAKING: Power outage sends MVHS students home early

Lauren Chuu March 14, 2023
Students and staff released early following severe weather conditions and power outage
Clumps of snow were spotted at Saratoga Quarry Park.

Freeze warning in effect amid snow and rain

Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil March 3, 2023
San Francisco Bay Area sees significant snowfall for the first time in several decades
Current construction to build new housing in Cupertino is underway.

Solving the unhoused crisis

Lauren Chuu and Krish Dev February 15, 2023
Investigating the factors and solutions to aid the homeless community
Homemade Hipster: Butter Boards

Homemade Hipster: Butter Boards

Crystal Cheng and Lauren Chuu January 25, 2023
Learn how to make a unique spin on bread and butter
A person holds up a lit cigarette that has been partially smoked.

Clarifying the cannabis conundrum

Lauren Chuu and Alex Zhang December 20, 2022
Analyzing the MVHS perspective on the legalization of cannabis and its impact locally
Senior Diya Balakrishnan dribbles the ball around a BHS defender during the second half to advance up the field. Photo by Kalyani Puthenpurayil

Girls Soccer loses to Branham High School 1-0 in its first home game

Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil November 25, 2022
Matadors attribute defeat to communication and incomplete passes
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