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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Closing Week during remote learning provides alternatives to typical high-stakes final exams

Closing Week during remote learning provides alternatives to typical high-stakes final exams

Tanish Mendki and Arjan Madan December 13, 2020
Examining the various ways teachers are administering final assessments to wrap up first semester
The rise of AP test memes

The rise of AP test memes

Aanchal Garg May 25, 2018

As each AP testing season comes and goes, many students worry about the exams they have to take and the content they have to study. However, over the last couple of years, there’s been a rise in AP test...

AP chemistry students find old test online

AP chemistry students find old test online

Jai Uparkar November 7, 2017

n Saturday October 21, AP Chemistry teacher Supriya Moore posted on Schoolloop that the free response question (FRQ) portion of the October 19 and 20 test on molecular and atomic theory would have to...

The Biology Olympiad encourages students to pursue Biology

The Biology Olympiad encourages students to pursue Biology

Nathan Stevens March 9, 2017

n Feb. 24, tens of students lined up after school outside room B111 preparing for their upcoming test. However, this was no AP test they were waiting for —  they were waiting to take the Biology Olympiad...

Junior Donovan Phua (right) chats with junior Karen Tseng at first day of the Link freshman finals study session on Dec. 3. All 120 Link Leaders have signed up to tutor freshman in preparation for finals, which begin Dec. 18. Photo by Margaret Lin.

Link Leaders team up with freshmen to study for finals

Cynthia Mao December 5, 2012

Freshman finals study week begins Dec. 3 with Link Leaders as tutors. This year, all 120 Link Leaders have signed up for tutoring sessions, with 25 to 30 in the cafeteria each day. Promotion this year...

Unfair CAHSEE policy creates more stress for students

Unfair CAHSEE policy creates more stress for students

Jacqueline Barr March 16, 2009

Students become more stressed and are inconvenienced by CASHEE Testing. Exactly one year ago, students of the Class of 2009 who passed the California High School Exit Exam eagerly awaited extra hours...

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