El Estoque

Club Commission updates clubs on regulations and new features

Seniors Rhea Choudhury and Ramya Satish listen as the 2014 - 2015 Club Commission introduces itself. This year, Club Commission hopes to improve its communication with clubs and streamline necessary procedures. Photo by Elia Chen.

Elia Chen

September 6, 2014

Club Commission held its first Club Council meeting of the year on Aug. 28 in the Auditorium. Led by Lead Commissioner senior Cindy Hu, Club Commission introduced its new website and reminded clubs of the importance of Meeting Minutes, which keep track of club spending and ensure that club offic...

Club Day held March 21

Colin Ni

March 30, 2014

Delayed Club Day held on basketball courts, reduced profits Club officers looked eagerly while students began to swarm the basketball courts at the start of lunch on March 21. In hopes of raising funds, 67 clubs in attendance sold a variety of food to students and faculty, ranging from treats such...

Club Commission requires meeting minutes as of Feb. 11

Club Commission now requires clubs to take meeting minutes and submit them with a confirmation form by 3 p.m. a week after the meeting was held. According to lead commissioner senior Zerreen Kazi, the commission is attempting to be more official in its policies and comply with state auditors’ regulations. Screenshot by Karen Feng.

Karen Feng

February 27, 2014

New rule requires club officers to submit meeting minutes to comply with state auditing regulations but meets backlash. Read More »...

New Legislative Council reaches out to student body

 ASB vice president senior Leon Chen introduces Legislative Council procedures to its new members on Jan. 30 in the Leadership room. The council discussed denying proposed clubs, the upcoming Challenge Success survey and a poll to determine what students want changed on campus. Photo by Karen Feng.

Karen Feng

February 5, 2014

Council members discuss club approval and using student opinion to implement change. Read More »...

Fourth Club Council increases communication between Club Commission and club presidents

Starting next semester, Club Commission will enforce the rule that clubs must take down posters for completed events the following Friday after school. If they do not follow the rule, clubs risk receiving a strike. Photo by Karen Feng.

Karen Feng

December 10, 2013

Club Commission discusses poster rules, office hours, Club Promo Day and Club Day at fourth meeting. Read More »...

Legislative Council plagued by a lack of opinions

Daniel Fernandez

November 27, 2013

Student representatives not taking full advantage of Legislative Council. Read More »...

Letter highlights the flaws of Club Commission

Letter highlights the flaws of Club Commission

Mihir Patil

May 5, 2013

When senior Barak Gila wrote an open letter “To Monta Vista, with Love,” regarding Club Commission, he may not have realized that it would receive more than 700 views, along with a plethora of comments on the document in support of his point of view. The letter satirically pointed out the al...

Over 700 students participate in Bike/Walk to School Day

 Over 700 students participate in Bike/Walk to School Day

Amrutha Dorai

May 5, 2012

On May 2, 743 students left the car at home and had a chance to win a free iPad as part of Club Commission’s eighth annual Bike/Walk to School Day. The event, hosted in part by the PTSA, aimed to encourage student awareness of the harmful effects of vehicular transportation. Although origin...

Former Friends of Hue relocates, restructures leadership

Former Friends of Hue relocates, restructures leadership

Akshay Agrawal

February 26, 2012

The club began with about 70 members; now, the former Friends of Hue Foundation, after renaming itself as the International Youth Advancement Alliance over the summer of 2011, has 30 regulars. But IYAA is not quite akin to other clubs — the club doesn’t meet on campus. IYAA began to gradually...

Campus-wide recycling program launched

Campus-wide recycling program launched

Akshay Agrawal

November 11, 2011

Items placed in the tan outdoor recycling bins are not actually recycled — they are usually trashed, according to Dean of Students Michael Hicks. But starting Nov. 12, National Honor Society will recycle the contents of the outdoor bins on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Until now, no structured ...

Recycling program promising, but depends on participation

Recycling program promising, but depends on participation

Natalie Chan

September 23, 2010

Club Commission’s idea gives ownership to clubs, but students must take initative for success Read More »...