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Analyzing the effects of declining cafeteria sales

Cafeteria sales have declined since the 2017-2018 school year.
New 2018-2019 bell schedule leads to decreasing lunch sales and a change in students’ meal patterns
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...

Cooking up a new year

Cooking up a new year
September 8, 2018

Cafeteria Price Changes

Cafeteria Price Changes
October 19, 2017

n June 2017, the FUHSD board increased the price of meals from $4.00 to $4.50 and decided to include a water bottle with every meal. The price of meals has not been raised since 2014. FUHSD decided to...

The top five cafeteria foods at MVHS

The top five cafeteria foods at MVHS
February 15, 2015

According to food services manager Debbie Herrera, the most commonly bought food items at the cafeteria are the hamburgers, cookies, Snapple drinks, chicken wings and pizza sticks. To get the student body’s...

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

 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.
August 15, 2014

  On Aug. 11 and 12, students arrived at MVHS for Running of the Bulls, expecting it to be similar to last year’s. However, this year administration altered several aspects of Running of...

Class of 2014: Seniors’ favorite places on campus

Class of 2014: Seniors' favorite places on campus
May 5, 2014

Reported by Kristin Chang and Harini Shyamsundar. Although seniors may be ready to flee the MVHS coop, there are still those on-campus nooks and crannies where nostalgia is abound. Where dozens of homework...

Meet the new building

Meet the new building
May 1, 2014

Photos by Colin Ni. Illustration by Rhonda Mak. Image not to scale. Hover over the image to take a look inside!

Expectations for the new cafeteria

Expectations for the new cafeteria
April 23, 2014

Students and staff share their thoughts on the new building and their hopes for its future use.

Debbie Herrera becomes new Food Services supervisor

New Food Services supervisor Debbie Herrera stands in front of a food truck. Lunch is temporarily being served from the trucks while the cafeteria undergoes construction. Photo by Lydia Seo.
November 14, 2013

Former restaurant and MVHS cafeteria chef replaces Frank Lihn as Food Services supervisor. After graduating from the California Culinary Academy, supervisor Debbie Herrera added job after job to...

Behind the scenes: Food on wheels

October 10, 2013

eeding a school with over 2000 students is no easy feat, but it is a job that cafeteria supervisor Debbie Herrera and her six-person team manage to accomplish everyday without fail. Throughout the school...

Matador Meadow: A positive venture for students

Matador Meadow: A positive venture for students
May 4, 2013

If you’ve walked behind the B building recently, you’ve probably noticed a small patch of soil enclosed by a fence. It is a modest size, measuring 30 by 24 feet. This is the new MVHS garden known...

Perspectives on cafeteria demolition

Perspectives on cafeteria demolition
April 10, 2013

Despite the numerous changes made to the campus since it was first opened in 1969, the building housing the cafeteria had never been touched —  until the morning of April 4, when it was demolished....

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