El Estoque

Striving to improve the CAASPP results

Striving to improve the CAASPP results

Jasmine Lee

March 9, 2019

On Feb. 4, FUHSD English teachers attended a professional development session lead by English Curriculum Lead Greg Merrick about incorporating instruction on speaking and listening into literature courses.  One part of the training included examining the results from the 2017 California Assessment ...

Glitched scores

Glitched scores

Aditya Dash

December 11, 2017

ophomore Ankit Rustagi was able to take a look at his PSAT score three weeks prior to the original release date, between Dec. 11-13. When he was first told by his friends about the leak, Rustagi rushed to take a look at his score and was quick to find out that his score had been one of the many which...

What you need to know about this year’s PSAT administration

What you need to know about this year’s PSAT administration

Alina Abidi

October 24, 2015

A high score on the preliminary SAT, most commonly known as the PSAT, can mean a “Congratulations” and a Rice Krispies treat for some, and for a small group, a lucky few, it can mean a big, fat scholarship. However, for most students, across MVHS and across the country, it serves a different, simpler ...

“Common Core” provides needed educational measures

“Common Core” provides needed educational measures

Daniel Fernandez

May 8, 2013

The Common Core is a recent effort of the Obama administration to shift American education toward critical thinking and problem solving. Proponents of the Common Core argue that it reflects “the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers.” The quality of the...

Standardized testing for seniors?!

Standardized testing for seniors?!

Selene Rubino

January 19, 2009

  It may be the second semester, but seniors aren't finished with their high school careers just yet. On Jan. 29, 150 randomly selected seniors will take part in the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) for the first time, representing MVHS in a national standardized test. The N...

Standardized testing for seniors?!

Standardized testing for seniors?!

Michelle Balmeo

January 16, 2009

150 seniors will be subjected to taking standardized testing their senior year to represent MVHS in a national education report Read More »...

MVHS awarded at Washington DC as a top school

MVHS awarded at Washington DC as a top school

Kai Kang

October 6, 2008

MVHS wins prestigious Blue Ribbon Award, a second time since 1998. Read More »...