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

Bill Nye debated Ken Ham about the viability of creationism, arguing that it is not viable. Students weigh in with their opinions as well. Source: Flickr user Ed Schipul.

The student take on creationism: is it viable?

Joyce Varma March 9, 2014

Two students weigh in on creationism versus evolution. After science educator Bill Nye and founder of the Creation Museum Ken Ham debated the viability of the model of creationism last month, Ham’s...

The flyer for the upcoming  Build a Story workshop. Attendees will get a chance to publish their work in La Plumas upcoming S&S issue.

11 tips to become a better writer

Maya Murthy February 9, 2014

La Pluma co-president Pooja Desai shares tips to improve writing. 1. Hone your craft by reading. Have a book with you at all times. Read as much as you can, whenever you can, wherever you can. “I...

PTSA includes student voices at fifth monthly meeting, held Jan. 28

Colin Kim February 7, 2014

The meeting kicks off second semester with updates from students, staff to improve connection within school. Meeting topics included the student and staff reports, Challenge Success and Explore Careers. Student...

 This is the flyer La Pluma has been using to promote their “Build-a-Story”sessions. On Feb. 11, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., La Pluma will host the first of a series of short story workshops aimed to provide a creative haven for writers. Used with permission of Yashashree Pisolkar.

La Pluma’s upcoming fiction workshops bring artistic community together

Kristin Chang February 4, 2014

Starting on Feb. 11, the club will aid students in developing creative voice through a series of how-to workshops. At the back of the classroom, a stack of red booklets wilt on a shelf. Embossed...

Changes to Student Board aim to increase awareness of PTSA

Changes to Student Board aim to increase awareness of PTSA

Amrutha Dorai October 1, 2013

The board, heading into its second year, is increasing involvement at school and in the community. The last Parent Teacher Student Association meeting, in senior Pooja Desai’s memory, drew four students....

PTSA to introduce new programs

Namrata Ramani August 29, 2013

PTSA kicks off the year with seminars, new student group and stress management program.   By The numbers | Create infographics $40,000. That’s approximately how much the PTSA...

CONTEST: ‘Lincoln’ movie ticket giveaway happening now

CONTEST: ‘Lincoln’ movie ticket giveaway happening now

Yashashree Pisolkar October 24, 2012

On Oct. 24, El Estoque will be hosting a contest to give away nine free movie tickets to the early showing of “Lincoln” playing at Cupertino Square AMC 16 on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. The contest is...

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