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

The Say Something Anonymous reporting system protects students anonymity while letting them speak out about issues.

Call to action

Lauren Chuu and Kaia Yuan November 3, 2023

FUHSD implemented the Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (ARS) this school year in partnership with the Sandy Hook Promise Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing school violence....

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Searles Valley, California ruptured the road on Jul. 5, 2019. | Photo United States Geological Survey

MVHS takes cover on International ShakeOut Day

Jason Chu and Alyssa Yang October 30, 2023

MVHS held its annual ShakeOut earthquake preparedness drill shortly after 10 a.m. on Oct. 19, 2023, as part of the international Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills movement, which aims to educate the world...

The ELD Center is equipped with board games to help facilitate interactions between students in the center.

Welcoming Space

Lauren Chuu and Daphne Huang September 29, 2023

MVHS has a new English Language Development (ELD) Center located in room C206, open every day during brunch, lunch and tutorial. The center aims to provide resources and community activities for ELD...

Interventions Support Specialist Afreen Malim and Student A discuss upcoming homework.

Learning Space

Ethan Yang and Eric Zhou September 29, 2023

MVHS implemented Guided Studies, a tutoring program for students with Ds or lower, in Room A207 from periods one through five for the 2023-24 school year. Modeled after Cupertino High School’s Guided...

A look at lockdowns

A look at lockdowns

Alan Tai February 14, 2023
With gun violence on the rise, students and staff reflect on active shooter drills
Officers from the Santa Clara County Sheriffs Department arrived in the Student Parking Lot following a bomb threat on Sept. 23.

Preparing for the unexpected

Krish Dev, Mihir Vishwarupe, and Lillian Wang October 5, 2022
Exploring how school safety plans are created and updated at MVHS
The Local Road Safety Plan targets to reduce fatalities and severe injuries for all types of commuters, including bikers, drivers and pedestrians.

Paving the way for safer roads

Kalyani Puthenpurayil May 22, 2022

With a vision to decrease the fatalities and severe injuries on roads, the Cupertino City staff has been tackling local road safety through the Local Road Safety Plan. The LRSP is currently in its development...

Students leave their bikes at the bike racks.

Combating air pollution

Kalyani Puthenpurayil April 19, 2022

Air pollution is not seen as a big problem in Cupertino — with an average air quality index of 40 in the past month, which is within the ideal levels of 0-50, the city is categorized as “Good” in...

Tracking COVID-19

Tracking COVID-19

Tanish Mendki and Lillian Wang February 12, 2022
Exploring the process of managing cases at MVHS
Coronavirus illustration, different size viruses on a gradient background. Illustration by the CDC

COVID-19 surges for weeks following winter break

Krish Dev, Website Editor January 24, 2022
Understanding the increase in COVID-19 cases at FUHSD
Long-term substitute Stephanie Bodnaruk poses for a photo.

Matador family adds members to its ranks

New staff share more about where they're coming from and what brought them to MVHS
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