El Estoque

Speaking up: How teachers work with students with speech anxiety

Illustration by Iman Malik. This is a fishbowl that represents a fishbowl discussion. The six other fish are talking while one of them is lonely.
Teachers explain their ways of dealing with student anxiety when speaking in class
March 11, 2020
Teachers explain their ways of dealing with student anxiety when speaking in class

My Voice

My Voice
My perception of voice over time and how experiences changed it
March 3, 2020

Three. Squirrel. Mirror. Stretch. Wrench. Cathedral. What do these words have in common? When I was in elementary school, all of these words were difficult for me to pronounce. Even the word pronounce...

Members of the MVHS community use their voices in audiobooks and commentating

Members of the MVHS community use their voices in audiobooks and commentating
Ways in which the MVHS community uses its voice aside from speaking
December 17, 2019
Ways in which the MVHS community uses its voice aside from speaking

Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight
English teacher Hannah Gould named the new drama teacher
May 22, 2019

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on May 10, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met not only by their long-term substitute...

Homestead High School alumni create social networking iPhone app

Melt is a new iPhone app that uses podcasts for social networking. Homestead High School Class of 2005 alumni Jason Lew and Shane Wey created the app because they felt that voice was a unique platform that has not been used often in social networking. Screenshot by Joyce Varma.
October 27, 2013

Social media app Melt allows people to connect with auditory communication rather than visual text or pictures. Class of 2005 Homestead High School alumni Jason Lew and Shane Wey were sitting in a coffee...

Google is feeling lucky

Google is feeling lucky
January 13, 2010

Teenagers have a growing addiction: Google     It began as just a clever "I'm feeling lucky button" but it turned into an international icon of... everything. Literally,...

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