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

FUHSD’s new schedule for 2022-23 school year adopts mandatory delayed start time

FUHSD’s new schedule for 2022-23 school year adopts mandatory delayed start time

Crystal Cheng and Matthew Yoshimoto April 17, 2022
Exploring decisions behind the schedule and its response from the community
The new bell schedule for the 2022-23 school year.

FUHSD implements new bell schedule for 2022-23 school year

Krish Dev and Tanish Mendki March 15, 2022
Major schedule changes include an 8:30 a.m start and seven periods on Monday
Examining the impact of distance learning on course rigor

Examining the impact of distance learning on course rigor

Robert Liu and Abdullah Memon September 17, 2020
Fewer synchronous meetings and adjustments to online platforms leads to teachers determining what’s essential
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
Make or break

Make or break

Laasya Koduru and Brian Xu December 18, 2018

By Thursday, Nov. 15, smoke from Camp Fire had reached Cupertino and elevated its air quality index above 200. Air quality tracking websites such as AirNow.gov consider an index above 200 “very unhealthy.”...

Cafeteria sales have declined since the 2017-2018 school year.

Analyzing the effects of declining cafeteria sales

Robert Liu November 9, 2018

The new 2018-19 bell schedule has led to drastic changes in lunch line sales, compared to last year’s numbers. According to Food Services Manager Debbie Herrera, brunch sales this month have increased...

A day without seniors

A day without seniors

Jai Uparkar April 11, 2018

enior ditch day is an unofficial American rite of passage, a day that allows seniors to escape the daily stresses of school. Although the day is centered around seniors, it also affects teachers. MVHS...

Testing our boundaries: discussing the purpose of CAASPP testing

Testing our boundaries: discussing the purpose of CAASPP testing

Shuvi Jha March 9, 2018

n March 5 and March 6, MVHS juniors took the state-mandated California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) in which they were tested for proficiency in English Language Arts and Mathematics. For...

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...

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions

Influx of course scheduling errors raises questions

Aanchal Garg August 19, 2017

Reading her new schedule, freshman Anokhi Shah was dismayed to find that she did not receive Spanish 2, a course recommended in order to continue to Spanish 3 in her sophomore year. In the past few years,...

Students make use of early dismissal during Finals Week

Students make use of early dismissal during Finals Week

Renee Pu December 13, 2015

he finals week schedule is a bit different from previous years — instead of going home at 3:30 p.m., students will not have class after 12:30 p.m.. Students plan to make use of this extra time in many...

Juniors Rahul Madanahalli and Aravind Sivakumar drafted a petition to request that AP Physics be prevented from becoming a seventh period class. 27 students out of the 40 who requested AP Physics, signed the petition. Photo used with permission of Rahul Madanahalli.

Seventh period AP Physics conflicts with 2013-2014 sports

Joyce Varma August 22, 2013

Students petition administration to schedule class in an earlier period, but are rejected. “Unscheduled Seventh period“ and “Unscheduled Seventh Sport”. In their March speeches about scheduling...

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