El Estoque

Class Officers for 2012-2013 school year announced

Class Officers for 2012-2013 school year announced

Simran Devidasani

May 3, 2012

Update, May 8 at 5:01 p.m.:  Megan Jones was selected as 2013 Vice President. Sriya Srinath was selected as 2014 Secretary. Alexander Pieb was selected as 2014 IDC Representative. Kristi Chon was selected as 2015 Secretary. Jeremy Wang was selected as 2015 Social Manager. All of these selections were made through the runoff elections.  2013 Class Officers  ...

Gov Team addresses City Council

Gov Team addresses City Council

Simran Devidasani

April 4, 2012

Senior Srinivasan Srikumar rose to the podium. “Good evening Council Members,” Srikumar said. “We are the Monta Vista Government Team, and today we are here to present our proposal to revive Vallco.” During an April 3 City Council meeting, Gov Team introduced a plan to rejuvenate Vallco Shoppi...

Students bring new environmental club to campus

Students bring new environmental club to campus

Simran Devidasani

March 3, 2012

What do politics, the environment and volunteering have in common? They are all parts of a new club on campus — Green Youth Alliance. GYA is a worldwide organization that is closely linked to the Sierra Club, a famous environmental organization founded by conservationist John Muir. In addition to conduct...

Community gathers to register for bone marrow drive

Community gathers to register for bone marrow drive

Simran Devidasani

February 10, 2012

At around 5 p.m, the crowd had slowed down, but potential donors were still arriving. With estimates of over 100 people who had their cheeks swabbed, the numbers slowly rose to 200 — and more. MVHS held a drive for Class of 2007 alumnus Jack Chin  in the gym lobby on Feb. 10 from 3 to 6 p.m. Ch...

Science teacher tests teaching through YouTube videos

Science teacher tests teaching through YouTube videos

Simran Devidasani

February 2, 2012

The bell rings as science teacher Kavita Gupta’s AP Chemistry students enter the classroom the afternoon of Jan. 14. They resume their seats and pull out their pens, pencils, and notebook paper.This day was different. Instead of preparing to take lecture notes from a Powerpoint presentation on C...