El Estoque

Experiments at home

AP Biology Lab Kit
A look into science labs during remote learning
September 11, 2020
A look into science labs during remote learning

Science Olympiad officers’ humble beginnings

Photo courtesy of Ramachandra Srinivas
Leaders reflect on why they joined the club and their favorite memories
March 12, 2020
Leaders reflect on why they joined the club and their favorite memories

MVHS Course Selection Guide

An in-depth guide to every course available at MVHS.
Exploring student perspectives on every course offered at MVHS
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
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
Research Club officers describe scientific demonstrations
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
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
Staff writers of Res Novae share their memorable articles
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
An overview of Science Olympiad’s application process and plan for the upcoming year
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
How the officers of MV MSC plan to grow the club
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
Four officers of Research Club detail their personal experiences with scientific research
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
Decreased demand for arts electives leads to fewer opportunities to pursue the arts in school
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
MVHS members of the KMS Gold team share their experience competing at the 2018 middle school National Tournament
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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