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

From farm to table

From farm to table

Free meal plans began over a year ago, causing hundreds of MVHS students to get food from the cafeteria each day. Due to the increase in demand, there is also an influx of effort that goes into each dish...

A Day in the Life: Student Food Distributors

A Day in the Life: Student Food Distributors

Abha Dash, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Three student food distributors talked about how they got the job in the first place and the benefits and challenges they face when distributing food to the MVHS students.

On a Monday morning, MVHS Chef Margie Sanborn prepares scones for brunch.

From the kitchen

Aashna Patel November 16, 2022

District Manager for Nutrition Services Divya Puri says developing new recipes requires the nutrition services team to come together to brainstorm what can realistically be offered within a limited time...

Wrapped in green

Wrapped in green

Mikaylah Du and Brandon Xu November 16, 2022
Examining FUHSD’s Green Ribbon Schools application process
Homemade Hipster: Grass Jelly Bowl

Homemade Hipster: Grass Jelly Bowl

April Wang, Copy Editor September 7, 2022

Ingredients Raw taro Rock sugar Boba (anywhere between ¼ to 1 cup, doesn’t really matter) ¼ cup brown sugar Red bean paste/cooked red bean Unsweetened coconut milk Grass...

Homemade Hipster: French macarons

Justin E Kim May 17, 2022
An easy yet tasty snack to entertain your appetite
Salt: Giving food life

Salt: Giving food life

Geethikaa Tarra April 20, 2022
Students share their experiences and opinions on salty flavors
Photo by Justin Kim

Homemade Hipster: Caprese salad

Justin E Kim April 6, 2022
How to prepare a tantalizing umami dish to brighten your day
The storefront of Oh Honey Bakery in downtown Mountain View.

Dessert Detectives: Oh Honey Bakery

Krish Dev and Sophia Ma January 29, 2022
Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
Graphic by Justin Kim

‘Tis the season for…’

Delving deeper into this year's winter highlights and memories

Roti and paneer

December 10, 2021

he classic Indian platter of plain or buttered roti with a touch of ghee and saag paneer is what senior Shalini Krish finds to be her two favorite winter consumables. Despite their non-Christian...

Hot pot

December 10, 2021

amb. Pork. Beef. Fishcakes. Tofu. Meatballs. Sausages. Vermicelli. These components are all options in senior Edgar Tsai’s favorite winter food, hot pot, and he has relished the variety of taste...

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