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

According to a survey of 159 people from MVHS, 43% of students believe the school does not have adequate lunch options.

Got lunch?

Megha Mummaneni and Asha Wojciechowski September 29, 2023
Evaluating the impact of school meal options on students with dietary restrictions
On a Monday morning, MVHS Chef Margie Sanborn prepares scones for brunch.

From the kitchen

Aashna Patel November 16, 2022
How the nutrition services team develops and prepares the cafeteria food
Senior Vy Pham works in the cafeteria at the end of the lunch period.

Students work in the cafeteria

Jannah Sheriff November 9, 2021
With the introduction of free brunch and lunch, student employees assist in food prep
Graphic by Sonia Verma

Let’s talk food waste

Michelle Chen November 4, 2021
Examining the factors leading to food waste at MVHS
Cafeteria sales have declined since the 2017-2018 school year.

Analyzing the effects of declining cafeteria sales

Robert Liu November 9, 2018

The new 2018-19 bell schedule has led to drastic changes in lunch line sales, compared to last year’s numbers. According to Food Services Manager Debbie Herrera, brunch sales this month have increased...

Cafeteria Price Changes

Cafeteria Price Changes

Hannah Lee October 19, 2017
FUHSD increases the price of meals for the first time since 2014
The top five cafeteria foods at MVHS

The top five cafeteria foods at MVHS

Avni Prasad February 15, 2015
Students rate and discuss the most popular foods purchased from the MVHS cafeteria
 Freshmen wait in line for Running of the Bulls outside the cafeteria on Aug. 12. Some students were not aware of the location change, but overall, administration and volunteers preferred the cafeteria over the field house. Photo by Elia Chen.

Changes to locker assignments and ID cards affect first week of school

Elia Chen August 15, 2014
Changes cause confusion but response is positive.
Class of 2014: Seniors favorite places on campus

Class of 2014: Seniors’ favorite places on campus

Kristin Chang May 5, 2014
Seniors explain reflect on which parts of campus they will miss the most as they head off to college.
Meet the new building

Meet the new building

Rhonda Mak May 1, 2014
Take an exclusive look at the new building with our interactive map.
Expectations for the new cafeteria

Expectations for the new cafeteria

Varsha Venkat April 23, 2014
Students and staff share their thoughts on the new building and their hopes for its future use.
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