El Estoque

Juniors taking the CAASPP take a lunch break after their first math testing session on May 12. Photo by Sophia Chen

CAASPP testing during COVID-19

Sophia Chen, Copy Editor May 20, 2021
Examining the logistics behind in-person standardized testing
Taking the test: COVID-19 edition

Taking the test: COVID-19 edition

Tanish Mendki, Riya Ravuri, and Suraj Gangaram October 20, 2020
Exploring the importance of the SAT and ACT during a pandemic
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....

Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

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...

What you need to know about this years 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....

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...

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...

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 reportIt may be the second semester, but seniors aren't finished with their...

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. MVHS API score 2003-2009MVHS students started the school year with many presents: an Academic Performance Index score of 923 and a federal...

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