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

Deputy Superintendent Graham Clark worked as Homestead High Schools principal for 10 years before entering the district office. Photo courtesy of Rachel Zlotziver | Used with permission

FUHSD welcomes new superintendent

Lillian Wang and Sonia Verma May 24, 2022
Graham Clark announced as the successor to Polly Bove
A large crowd of protestors march forward during a rally.

Black Lives Matter

Sarah Liu and Mira Wagner April 22, 2022

On Thursday, March 10, junior Greyson Mobley found that the bathroom in the lower B building at MVHS had been graffitied with the phrase “Kill all n******.” He perceived the act as “stupid and childish,”...

Polly Bove poses, smiling at the camera in her most recent headshot.

Bidding farewell to Bove

Crystal Cheng March 17, 2022
Superintendent Bove reflects on her career at FUHSD
Photo from FUHSD

FUHSD superintendent announces retirement

Lance Tong January 7, 2022
Superintendent Polly Bove will retire after serving 32 years in the FUHSD
Construction in front of the tennis courts and main gym.

Back on track

Exploring the changes implemented at MVHS in preparation for a new school year
On March 8, FUHSD hosted a Parent & Community webinar to provide updates about a potential return to in-person school during the 2020-21 school year, in light of recent events at the district, county, state and national levels.

FUHSD panel hosts community webinar to offer distance learning updates

Oishee Misra March 9, 2021
FUHSD community receives information about a potential return to in-person school, including testing, vaccines and safety protocols
Many say the inconspicuous look of e-cigarettes contribute to their popularity among students. Photo by Sean Yagi

Catching Some Smoke: First US Vaping Deaths Occur

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

n recent months, there has been a rise in the number of e-cigarette related deaths occurring in the United States, notable cases striking as close as central California. Professionals speculate that the...

Sleep deprivation is a common problem across FUHSD schools.

Stressing the numbers

Anoop Iyer, Robert Liu, and Sean Yagi August 26, 2019
Exploring the results of wellness surveys in recent years
So long, farewell

So long, farewell

Soumya Kurnool May 23, 2012

It was assistant principal Dennis Plaza's first day on the job at MVHS. He was pushing a cart  through the school, and when a few things fell off, Plaza remembers, he began picking them up, not expecting...

Phew! No teacher layoffs in sight

Phew! No teacher layoffs in sight

Selene Rubino November 19, 2009

Though Measure G failed to pass, FUHSD teachers won't feel the crunch next year MVHS is safe from teacher layoffs — for now.  Since Measure G was rejected by voters in this month's election,...

Measure gone

Measure gone

Deepa Kollipara November 8, 2009

Measure G failed to pass as the district contemplates cutting classes and teachers  On Nov. 3, Measure G was rejected by over 2000 votes and as a result, FUHSD might lose millions of dollars in...

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