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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

An illustrative graphic of a tampon kicking a soccer ball.

Playing the period game

Jami Lim and Kalyani Puthenpurayil November 12, 2022

The steady raps of the racket striking against the birdie along with the short, stifled squeaks of shoes against the floor filled the gym as junior Anika Karandikar played her last Badminton match of the...

FUHSD implements free menstrual products due to new California law

Packaging the period plan

FUHSD implements free menstrual products thanks to California law
As of January 2020, Californias pad and tampon tax has been removed.

Out of the red: California passes a temporary law removing menstrual product sales tax

Emily Xia February 11, 2020
MVHS Girls Empowerment Club members and a biology teacher react to the politicization of products for men and women
Giving more than the conventional: Donating menstrual supplies aids forgotten homeless population

Giving more than the conventional: Donating menstrual supplies aids forgotten homeless population

Maya Murthy December 12, 2015
Donating tampons and pads helps a group of homeless often ignored
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