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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The opening slide from the WiSTEM interest meeting presentation. Slide used with permission from Claire Wen

Back from the brink: A new start for WiSTEM

Alyssa Umino September 26, 2019
In the face of last year’s disappointments, the Women in STEM club holds its first meeting to promote a new start
WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year

WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year

Zara Iqbal December 17, 2018

  On Nov. 14, Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (WiSTEM) held an informational meeting about the Bay Area Research Exposition (BARE), which previously took place at Google...

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Zara Iqbal and Ruth Feng October 19, 2018

On Oct. 17, members of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WiSTEM) gathered in biology teacher Lora Lerner’s room during lunch for their first experiment of the year: the lava...

Seniors president Rakhi Banerjee and vice president Kriti Lalwani promote WiSTEM on club information day. They answered questions incoming club members had and encouraged them to sign up.

Students joining WiSTEM share their interests about the club

Zara Iqbal February 7, 2018

hen the lunch bell rang on Feb. 5, students rushed into the rally court to see what clubs they would consider joining in 2018. Similar to  many other clubs, WiSTEM had their own poster board up for the...

Q&A: WiSTEM president addresses her club experience

Q&A: WiSTEM president addresses her club experience

Zara Iqbal September 15, 2017

Having been part of WiSTEM since her freshman year, senior Rakhi Banerjee is proud to be president of the club this year. Banerjee is interested in the field of medicine and WiSTEM helps her pursue her...

WiSTEM creates problem-solving based science experiments

WiSTEM creates problem-solving based science experiments

Ashish Samaddar November 26, 2013

Club engages in labs and exposition focused on problem-solving rather than technical knowledge. WiSTEM holds experiments to expose its members to science in an engaging way, and probes its members...

Students explore biomedical interests at Explore Careers! Activity

Students explore biomedical interests at Explore Careers! Activity

Ashish Samaddar November 23, 2013

First Explore Careers! event of the year features 18 speakers from biomedical fields. Every two years, MVHS holds Explore Careers! , a four-part event where students explore their interests by listening...

STEM-ing of equality

STEM-ing of equality

Mihir Joshi September 26, 2012

  According to the American Society for Engineering Education, in 2008 men received more than 4 times the bachelor's degrees engineering than women did. The Women in Science Technology Engineering...

The Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics club will be holding its first meeting at lunch on Friday, May 25. The club plans to increase girls’ awareness, exposure and confidence to explore various STEM fields. Flyer by Hana Hyder.

New club promotes girls’ interest in STEM fields

Karen Feng May 24, 2012

Since the disbandment of the Girls in Engineering, Mathematics and Science club in 2005, there have been no women-targeted science, technology, engineering and mathematics clubs on campus. Women in...

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