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

starting fresh

starting fresh

Alan Tai and Eric Zhou November 12, 2022
sharing teachers’ first experiences at MVHS
An illustration of the COVID-19 vaccine Graphic by Sophia Ma

Behind both doses

Anika Sharma and Melody Cui May 21, 2021
Examining the experiences of getting the COVID-19 vaccine
Every Voice Matters

Every Voice Matters

Michelle Chen March 11, 2020
Communication and public speaking are important skills to learn and practice in the classroom
Biology teacher Pamela Chow reacts to Sandy Hook Promises school supply ad. Photo by Andie Liu // El Estoque

MVHS students and staff react to Sandy Hook Ad

Andie Liu and Tanish Mendki October 25, 2019
MVHS students and staff react to non profit Sandy Hook Promise’s back to school ad “Back-To-School Essentials”
Valentines Day: How we met

Valentine’s Day: How we met

Helen Chao and Emma Lam February 14, 2018
Biology teacher Pamela Chow and Art teacher Brian Chow describe the beginnings of their relationship and the future ahead
Graphic by Claire Yang

Are students are avoiding classes because of teachers?

Claire Yang August 18, 2017
Students and teachers reflect on the idea of picking classes based off of teachers
Laughter: Teacher tales

Laughter: Teacher tales

Christopher Song February 12, 2013
From classroom antics to wildlife, the stories told by teachers can cover anything.
Emily Zhang writes a card for the Beanie Babies Drive

Students organize Beanie Babies Drive for Sandy Hook Elementary

Joyce Varma December 23, 2012
Late teacher Ron Freeman’s collection to be mailed to survivors of Newtown shooting.
Jack Chin (far right) has been battling leukemia since the summer of 2011. Since Jan. 13, the family has been in search of a bone marrow match. To assist them in the search, staff members and administration in conjunction with AADP will be holding a donor registry during the senior boys basketball game on Feb. 10. Photo used with permission of Steffi Lau.

Staff, administrators, AADP to hold donor registry on Feb. 10

Aafreen Mahmood February 8, 2012
Community responds to Class of 2007 alumnus Jack Chin’s bone marrow match search
Number of cheating incidents reaches a record amount

Number of cheating incidents reaches a record amount

Shreya Shankar December 19, 2008

Cheating incidents in AP Biology reach record highs.  On the recent enzyme formal lab discussion in AP Biology, around 20 students plagiarized off of websites and peers' papers. Compared to past...

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