El Estoque

MVHS Suicide Prevention Presentation

Speaker Dr. Kelly Troiano, pediatrician, shares her personal experiences with mental health and how to regulate it. Photo | Dhruvika Randad

Dhruvika Randad and Jasmine Lee

December 2, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 15, parents of the MVHS community arrived at the auditorium to hear speakers from El Camino Hospital talk about suicide prevention. The parents were greeted by a long table topped with El Camino fliers, pens and small index cards, and were encouraged to write down questions, commen...

Coffee with the Principal

Coffee with the Principal

Claire Chang and Tina Low

October 26, 2018

irculating around the room, 35 parents introduce themselves to Principal Ben Clausnitzer. They sit in a circle with cups of steaming coffee in their hands, conversing casually, asking questions and talking with one another about their children’s experiences at MVHS. The ‘Coffee with the Principal’ eve...

A new role

Hannah Lee and Shuvi Jha

October 15, 2018

Correction 10/17/18 1:25 p.m. A previous version of this story incorrectly spelled Diana Goularte's name. e walks around campus with a smile on his face, greeting students and teachers with a friendly nod or a quick hello. At one moment, he is in the MVHS office, conversing with Diana Goularte, hi...

New finals schedule

New finals schedule

Anirudh Chaudhary

December 11, 2017

his semester, students’ finals schedule were like nothing they had ever seen before. On Dec. 11, students will arrive at school for their first period classes at 7:35 as usual. However, this was followed by 25 minute periods, right before their seventh-period final after lunch. Junior Heewon Ch...

Administration reinforces ‘no grading by teacher assistants’ policy

Most of the TA duties listed in the FUHSD student assistance policy sheet are clerical tasks like answering the telephone and delivering messages; anything that involves viewing another student’s record is forbidden. However, despite the rules, most teachers allow their TAs to grade papers. Photo by Shuyi Qi.

Shuyi Qi

December 4, 2013

  After TA discusses student’s grade, administration addresses the controversy regarding TA’s duties. Read More »...

FUHSD substitute teacher charges students for editing papers

FUHSD substitute teacher charges students for editing papers

Karishma Mehrotra

February 6, 2012

On Jan. 25, junior Victor Zhang posted an email exchange between him and substitute teacher Adam Wies on his Tumblr. The post received a large response from fellow students. Soon, teachers and students began discussing the exchange throughout Facebook and Tumblr. An email exchange In the email, Zhang...

Ring the Alarm!

Ring the Alarm!

Sara Yang

September 9, 2009

  Multiple fire alarms on August 25 catch students off-guard Read More »...