El Estoque

Engaging in intergenerational conversation: CSF volunteers at retirement home

Engaging in intergenerational conversation: CSF volunteers at retirement home

Claire Chang and Brian Xu

March 15, 2019

unior Ellie Chen draws a small rectangle on a piece of paper, labeling it “green.” She continues to draw bigger rectangles, labeling each with a different color, and hands it to the senior citizen sitting across from her. Picking up a watercolor pencil, the senior citizen begins to color. On M...

CSF’s new officers adjust to their positions

CSF’s new officers adjust to their positions

Emily Xia

May 25, 2018

Her heart beat quickly as she turned her computer on. For the past week, sophomore Audrey Lai had perked up at every new email she received, yet she had not found the one she was looking for. As she opened a tab and loaded her email, her face lit up. An email from the Monta Vista California Scholars...

CSF finishes up written round of officer applications

CSF finishes up written round of officer applications

Jessica Xing

January 17, 2017

n Friday, Jan. 13, the California Scholarship Fund officers narrowed down the first round of applicants for the new officer team this semester. These new recruits will be replacing vacant positions after senior officers Elliot Ryu, Catherine Yi, Tiffany Tsang and Ruoyun Zheng graduate. According to V...

Dodgeball tournament between service clubs fosters healthy competition

Dodgeball tournament between service clubs fosters healthy competition

Sneha Gaur

November 21, 2015

n Nov. 20, students donning red and blue— the colors of Leo Club and Octagon— piled into the fieldhouse to watch a spirited dodgeball competition between the two service clubs, and eventually, the final match between the teachers and the winning club. Earlier on Nov. 19, CSF had played against th...

CSF officer-for-a-day: CityTeam dinner preparation

CSF officer-for-a-day: CityTeam dinner preparation

Dylan Tsai

January 1, 2015

hristmas decorations and Christmas songs weren’t the only excitements at CityTeam’s San Jose base on Friday, Dec. 20. Though Christmas lights lit up trees and stockings lined the wall, the main attraction was a dull thumping, a quiet crunching, and an irregular scratching from within the building...

CSF guides families through Oz

CSF guides families through Oz

Dylan Tsai

October 29, 2014

Event: Hidden Villa “Halloween on the Farm” Time: 4:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Oct. 24, Oct. 25, Oct. 26 Volunteers: 37 What: Hidden Villa Halloween on the Farm is an annual event where CSF members volunteer at Hidden Villa by serving as guides for young children and their families. This year, 180 ch...

Legislative Council approves two new clubs

Legislative Council approves two new clubs

Karen Feng

November 15, 2013

Council approves club motions Operation Christmas Child, ECSB E-Waste Drive and Typhoon Haiyan Red Cross fundraiser at third meeting. Read More »...

Roots Christian Club, CSF hold Operation Christmas Child from Nov. 5 to Nov. 16

Roots Christian Club, CSF hold Operation Christmas Child from Nov. 5 to Nov. 16

Anjali Bhat

November 15, 2012

MVHS clubs partner with Samaritan’s Purse to organize school’s first gift drive Read More »...