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

Artificial Intelligence starts to make its way into education. Illustration | Abha Dash

Redefining cheating with ChatGPT

Ethan Yang and Eric Zhou September 29, 2023

FUHSD established an Artificial Intelligence Task Force in spring of 2023 to address the ambiguity of the place of ChatGPT and other AI in education. Associate Superintendent Tom Avvakumovits and Educational...

The switch from the traditional paper SAT and PSAT exams to online has some students uneasy about possible technical difficulties.

Testing the digital divide

Examining how changes to the PSAT and SAT will affect MVHS
Students note that parental controls can sometimes feel overly restrictive, with 52% of MVHS students reporting that they feel dissatisfied with the controls on their device(s).

Under CTRL

Anika Bhandarkar and Megha Mummaneni May 31, 2023
Examining student and parent opinions on parental controls
Technological disparities between Macbooks and Chromebooks stem from a variety of factors such as efficiency, features, and price.

A digital divide

Lauren Chuu April 14, 2023
Exploring the impact of personal and borrowed computers
The Apple Watch offers a variety of features that track activity 
Graphic | Irene Tang

Down to the bits: technology in sports

Exploring how MVHS sports uses technology
The Hudl Focus and accompanying app simplify the process of recording and sharing sports footage. Photo by Hudl

MVHS sports teams implement technology

Krish Dev, Website Editor March 25, 2022

This January the Monta Vista Athletics Department replaced their existing Pixellot auto-tracking cameras with two Hudl Focus cameras for $8,000 so that teams can record practices and games and review the...

The Apple Watch offers a variety of features that track activity 
Graphic | Irene Tang

Using smart devices to stay fit

Michelle Chen and Irene Tang March 24, 2022
Exploring different forms of technology athletes use to monitor exercise progress
The Cheer Teams Instagram features team bonding activities, routines they performed at games and promo for their future events

Like. Follow. Cheer.

Aashi Venkat and Nika Zamani March 18, 2022
Exploring how sports teams use social media
Sophomore Kalyani Puthenpurayil plugs a laptop into one of the librarys Chromebook carts. Photo by Aashi Venkat

FUHSD implements new 1:1 device program

Exploring the decision behind the new policy for the 2021-22 school year
Discovering Depop

Discovering Depop

Shreshta Ranganathan, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

Neither of my parents grew up with money, and for the majority of my childhood, neither did I. We are a family of immigrants who moved to America in desperate need of a fresh start. My mother was a teenager...

Dangers of the Web

Dangers of the Web

Exploring the different facets of cybersecurity
MVHS Future Business Leaders of America’s kicks off Technology Program

MVHS Future Business Leaders of America’s kicks off Technology Program

Hannah Lee January 22, 2019
MVFBLA hosts a coding workshop with a guest speaker
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