El Estoque

AP Biology Lab Kit

Experiments at home

Gavin Hung September 11, 2020
A look into science labs during remote learning
Photo courtesy of Ramachandra Srinivas

Science Olympiad officers’ humble beginnings

Claire Wen March 12, 2020
Leaders reflect on why they joined the club and their favorite memories
An in-depth guide to every course available at MVHS.

MVHS Course Selection Guide

Anushka De, Devin Gupta, Andie Liu, Swara Tewari, and Emily Xia February 19, 2020
Exploring student perspectives on every course offered at MVHS
College crossroads: exploring four MVHS teachers’ unique college experiences

College crossroads: exploring four MVHS teachers’ unique college experiences

Brian Xu June 1, 2019

As students navigate through their four years at MVHS, thoughts of college and careers undoubtedly brew in their minds. But amid the bustle of projects and exams, there is one group of people that is often...

Preparation for Synopsys Science Fair

Preparation for Synopsys Science Fair

Emily Xia December 17, 2018
Research Club officers describe scientific demonstrations
Journey to math: students describe how they became passionate about math

Journey to math: students describe how they became passionate about math

Iman Malik and Herman Saini November 21, 2018

Sophomore Parth Asawa will never forget the pride he felt after attending his first math competition in fourth grade. He won second place statewide, and this positive experience helped him develop...

A Story to Remember

A Story to Remember

Laasya Koduru November 21, 2018

Self-driving cars. Proteins that help patients with cardiac problems. Smartphone addiction versus drug addiction. These are all various topics that MVHS’s science magazine Res Novae staff writers wrote...

Science Olympiad team selections

Science Olympiad team selections

Robert Liu and Jahan Razavi October 25, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, two weeks after their screening exams, Science Olympiad released team selections for prospective competitors for the different categories, including: biology, chemistry, earth science,...

A new and improved Math and Science club

A new and improved Math and Science club

Iman Malik and Herman Saini October 15, 2018

After experiencing drops in membership last year, Math and Science Club made several changes to increase interest for students. The officer team created a point system to encourage attendance through offering...

Research of years past: a look into the officers of Research Club

Research of years past: a look into the officers of Research Club

Emily Xia September 27, 2018
Four officers of Research Club detail their personal experiences with scientific research
Losing the A in STEAM

Losing the A in STEAM

Flora Peng, Staff Writer September 19, 2018

Sixteen classes from various fields were cut at Monta Vista for the 2018-19 school year because of a decrease in student enrollment. In addition, students self-selecting science, technology, engineering...

Kennedy Middle School Science Olympiad team wins fourth place at Nationals

Kennedy Middle School Science Olympiad team wins fourth place at Nationals

Aditi Gnanasekar, Vivian Chiang, and Ria Kolli May 25, 2018

Pairs of students wearing colorful, matching T-shirts line up in front of classrooms. They frantically review cheat sheets and cautiously carry boxes that contain complicated, home-made devices to save...

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