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

Cupertino’s best boba destinations

Cupertino’s best boba destinations

Geethikaa Tarra and Devin Gupta February 12, 2022

Cupertino is a major hub for Asian cuisine, especially bubble tea, also known as boba. Many of us grow up visiting and trying boba from various stores in the area.  To find the best boba locations,...

Junior Collin Ong drinks a Lychee Green Tea with tapioca pearls from Gong Cha Sunnyvale.

Bay Area faces boba shortage

Matthew Yoshimoto May 19, 2021
Explaining how the tapioca pearl shortage has impacted local businesses
Freshman Amy Wu plays air hockey in the arcade center.

MVHS holds casual Winter Welcome Back Dance

Ayah Ali-Ahmad February 4, 2020
How Leadership switched from a Winter Formal to the casual Winter Dance
Breaking down the nutrition of 16-ounce drinks: Whats in a drink?

Breaking down the nutrition of 16-ounce drinks: What’s in a drink?

Charlotte Chui December 20, 2019
Breaking down the nutritional information of popular 16-ounce drinks
RareTea offers high quality teas

RareTea offers high quality teas

Charlotte Chui November 4, 2019
Newly-opened Cupertino branch offers high quality teas
Students of the Cupertino Teen Commission and Youth Activity Board helped distribute boba to the over 500 students who showed up. Photo by Justine Ha

Bobateeno 2019

Justine Ha and Tina Low September 25, 2019
The City of Cupertino hosts event to encourage mental health awareness
Homemade Hipster: Strawberry Matcha Latte

Homemade Hipster: Strawberry Matcha Latte

Charlotte Chui May 22, 2019

Layers of fresh, syrupy strawberries, creamy milk and matcha. At the bottom of the cup are chewy tapioca pearls, often dubbed boba. While boba is commonly paired with milk tea or fruit teas, a variety...

Sophomore Cassie Lu waits for the karaoke to begin.

Tea and Tunes: Chinese club hosts party with boba and karaoke

Emily Xia and Julia Yang March 13, 2019
Chinese club buys boba for its members in karaoke meeting
A fundraising dilemma

A fundraising dilemma

Emily Xia and Julia Yang October 25, 2018
Chinese Club officers discuss difficulties with fundraising
More than a tea party

More than a tea party

Ayah Ali-Ahmad and Brandon Ng September 18, 2018

obatino, a city sponsored event at Main Street Sept. 15, brought Cupertino residents together. By featuring slime stations, hockey shootouts and free boba, the event provided youth with somewhere to socialize. ...

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