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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

Meet the students of the annual GSA Panel

Meet the students of the annual GSA Panel

Dhruvika Randad May 24, 2019

On May 13, the MVHS Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) hosted their weekly Monday lunch meeting to begin preparations for the annual GSA panel presented to Biology and Physiology classes, held on Friday,...

In her element: 50 questions with Jenna Smith

In her element: 50 questions with Jenna Smith

Claire Chang and Kamyar Moradi March 14, 2019

Inspired by Vogue’s video series ‘73 Questions,’ EE follows Physiology teacher and Leadership advisor Jenna Smith around her physiology classroom to ask her 50 questions. While Smith hugs a giant...

Meditation in the classroom

Meditation in the classroom

Ayah Ali-Ahmad and Flora Peng October 22, 2018

Meditation is often associated with a sense of peace, accompanied by the image of a levitating figure with their legs crossed and index finger and thumb gently touching. When placed in the context of a...

Science department: A strange scent

Science department: A strange scent

Helen Chao March 19, 2018

During fetal pig dissections in biology and sheep heart extractions in physiology classes, not only do students have to fret about breaking a scalpel, but there’s also the curious scent from the preserving...

FPPN members use toothpicks to locate important structures of the heart during FPPNs annual dissection activity. This year, the officers decided to dissect only one organ due to issues with the time constraints of a lunch period in the past. Screenshot taken by Yuna Lee.

Video: FPPN dissects sheep hearts

Yuna Lee November 22, 2012

FPPN: Sheep Heart Dissection from El Estoque on Vimeo. Members of Future Practicing Physicians Network prodded at sheep hearts fresh from the Carolina Biological Supply Company during lunch on Nov....

The seven-session spring parenting class series, offered by student advocate and licensed marriage and family therapist Richard Prinz, starts Feb. 29. Classes will emphasize improving parent-child relationships. Photo by Sara Yang.

Semiannual parenting class starts Feb. 29

Sara Yang February 28, 2012

Starting on Feb. 29, student advocate and licensed marriage and family therapist Richard Prinz will host the seven-session spring series of his parenting class, held Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to...

Physiology classes spread idea of positive body image

Physiology classes spread idea of positive body image

Daniel Tan September 10, 2011

Senior Allison Win looked down and read the hand-written words on the front of her white T-shirt. “I’m cool, chill, awesome….” She then craned her neck towards the words on her back. “And so...

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