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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Graphic by Sonia Verma

Let’s talk food waste

Michelle Chen November 4, 2021
Examining the factors leading to food waste at MVHS
Exploring the effects of free lunch at FUHSD this school year

Free lunch explained

Krish Dev, Website Editor September 26, 2021

After a budget surplus, California has implemented a statewide free lunch program that guarantees lunch to more than six million students at public schools. The universal program means that 100% of FUHSD...

BITE Club and Korean Club host the Spicy Noodle Challenge

BITE Club and Korean Club host the Spicy Noodle Challenge

Shuvi Jha , Claire Yang, and Helen Chao March 14, 2019

THE NOODLE TASTING Students gushed through the doors of B103, licking their lips with anticipation. Amid the KPOP songs being played in the background and the students’ voices as they excitedly conversed...

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...

Backlot lunchbox

Backlot lunchbox

Brandon Ng October 12, 2018

very day, a car drives up near the basketball courts on Fort Baker Street.  When the lunch bell rings, some MVHS students make their way to the car, coming back onto campus with a red takeout bag and...

7-11: Culture of Convenience

7-11: Culture of Convenience

Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Ruth Feng, Sarah Young, and Iman Malik August 30, 2018

7-11 is a local convenience store that’s popular among Monta Vista students. Its accessible location and affordable prices make it easy to grab a quick snack, as well as hang out with friends. 7-11 is...

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni

Anirudh Chaudhary October 20, 2017

wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the server to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Sushi...

Restaurant Roulette: Eriks DeliCafé

Restaurant Roulette: Erik’s DeliCafé

Devika Watave December 10, 2015

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around Cupertino and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose the menu items for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme with a...

Sophomore Takuto Doshiro takes part in the annual pull-up challenge at lunch on Dec. 8 hosted by the Marine Corps for publicity purposes. Several students crowded around in the Rally Court to watch friends earn prizes for participating in the event. Photo by Kevin Tsukii.

Marines Corps raise awareness among students

Jacob Lui December 8, 2011

Arms shaking and face grimacing — senior Gabrielle Bornstein gripped tightly onto a pull-up bar, holding her chin above the metal, attempting to maintain her flexed position for 60 seconds....

Students are left puzzled about the loss of tater tots and lunch menu price changes

Even more mysterious than mystery meat

Margaret Lin September 23, 2011

The tots are gone. The prices are up. What gives? This year, hot lunch has gone up from $3.50 to $3.75, and the once-present tater tots also seemed to have disappeared. Student responses from...

Kindness Week kicks off

Shreya Shankar December 10, 2009

According to School Loop, "kindness is [a] universal language that brightens our day." That's the idea behind the annual Kindness Week, held this week from Dec. 7 to Dec. 11. Usually hosted...

Club Day: Love in the club

Club Day: Love in the club

Karishma Mehrotra September 16, 2009

The most chaotically organized lunch on Club Day kicks off as clubs frenzy over promotion and students over food

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