The student news site of Monte Vista High School

The Stampede

  • A club that embraces culture
  • Monte Vista harmonized with local schools at the Area Band Festival
  • Little Rock 9 member speaks at MV
  • Sharing is (not always) caring
  • Mustangs march for equality and rights
  • A club that embraces culture

    A club that embraces culture

    May 4, 2017

        There are so many different cultures in the world and everybody has their own culture that they embrace, that is the opportunity that Monte Vista’s Persian Club has to offer.     The Persian Club was new to Monte Vista this year and it made its presence known since the club fair as Persian m...

    Various members of the Persian club gather for group a photo following their soccer game played during lunch at the horseshoe.

  • Monte Vista harmonized with local schools at the Area Band Festival

    Monte Vista harmonized with local schools at the Area Band Festival

    Claire Chu, Staff Writer

    March 20, 2017

        10 schools: 7 elementary schools and 3 middle schools–all feeding into one high school at the Area Band Festival: Monte Vista.     The Area Band Festival features Monte Vista’s Wind Ensemble and Drumline along with Alamo, Creekside, Green Valley, Golden View, Sycamore Valley, Tas...

    Monte Vista's Wind Ensemble and Drumline play at the Area Band Festival. Instrumental teacher Ed Cloyd conducted members as elementary and middle schoolers joined them. (Courtesy of Ayra Moin)

  • Little Rock 9 member speaks at MV

    Little Rock 9 member speaks at MV

    Sumin Lim, CC Spin Editor

    March 20, 2017

        Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine spoke to students around the district at Monte Vista on March 2.     The Little Rock Nine were nine students who were the first African Americans to attend an all white high school in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. They attended Litt...

    Terrence Roberts speaks to students from around the district. He was a member of the Little Rock Nine who were the first African Americans to go to an all white high school in Arkansas.

  • Sharing is (not always) caring

    Sharing is (not always) caring

    Claire Chu, Staff Writer

    February 23, 2017

       It’s quite normal for an older sibling to pass down tests and assignments to their younger sibling. Other than receiving good grades, it really isn’t contributing to their success.     If you’re a student taking a difficult class, it’s nice to have someone with experience tell yo...

    Older sibling Mary Mikaili (right) helps her younger sister Marina Mikaili (left) with an assignment. Mary made sure Marina understood what she was teaching, so she could do well. (Courtesy of Mary Mikaili)

  • Mustangs march for equality and rights

    Mustangs march for equality and rights

    Robin Hyun, Review Editor

    February 23, 2017

        One poster read, “Fight like a girl” another read, “Our Body our Rights”.     These were only a couple posters amongst hundreds of thousands, where participants, including numerous Monte Vista students and faculty members, rallied together for the Women’s March in the Bay A...

    Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco- Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) member senior Erin Yoshina raises up her homemade poster, heading towards Market Street for the SF march.

MV’s less popular sports

MV’s less popular sports

Natasha Atkins, Staff Writer

    The whole school comes together in rallies for football and basketball, and the stands at Monte Vista football and basketball games are always packed with students...

May 4, 2017No Comments

Recent Sports Stories

Terrell No-wens?

Terrell No-wens?

February 28, 2017

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2017 was announced the night before Super Bowl 51 dur...

What happened to no cuts?

What happened to no cuts?

February 24, 2017

   With the swim season just underway, there is a new policy in town. For the first time ever, Monte ...

And that’s a wrap!

And that’s a wrap!

November 9, 2016

    As the fall season comes to a close, MV students must say goodbye to their fall sports for this y...

View All »

Breaking down the walls

Tina Sui, A&E Editor

    Last November, students at Monte Vista had the opportunity to participate in a program called “Breaking Down the Walls.” This month, the program made a comeb...

March 20, 2017No Comments

Recent Feature Stories

New Author Emerges from MV

New Author Emerges from MV

February 24, 2017

    To write, let alone publish a book is an amazing feat for a sixteen year old, and yet Monte...

Mustangs march for equality and rights

Mustangs march for equality and rights

February 23, 2017

    One poster read, “Fight like a girl” another read, “Our Body our Rights”.    ...

Key Club focuses on philanthropy

Key Club focuses on philanthropy

January 13, 2017

     Monte Vista’s Key Club is doing many fun fundraising events, and is always welcoming new mem...

View All »

Little Rock 9 member speaks at MV

Little Rock 9 member speaks at MV

Sumin Lim, CC Spin Editor

    Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine spoke to students around the district at Monte Vista on March 2.     The Little Rock Nine were nine stud...

March 20, 2017No Comments

Recent News Stories

TVLC

TVLC

February 24, 2017

    Twelve schools, four teams, 1000 students, and months of preparation: the TRI Valley Leader...

FDA approves treatment for SMA

FDA approves treatment for SMA

January 24, 2017

    On December 23rd, 2016, the FDA approved the drug Spinraza, a nusinersen, for treatment of ...

A tribute

January 23, 2017

    David Bowie, singer, songwriter, and actor. One of the best-selling music artists in the world...

View All »

Keeping up appearances

Keeping up appearances

Punya Sidhu, Feature Editor

       For the typical high school senior, receiving college acceptances and rejections is a nerve wracking and sometimes even dreadful time. But what may be even wors...

May 5, 2017No Comments

Recent Op/Ed Stories

Dress Difficulties

Dress Difficulties

February 28, 2017

    Prom, a wonderful, once in a lifetime and, most importantly, expensive experience.    ...

Flower Talk

Flower Talk

February 28, 2017

    Looking for the perfect flowers for the one you love? Perhaps there’s some colourful blooms you shoul...

Sharing is (not always) caring

Sharing is (not always) caring

February 23, 2017

   It’s quite normal for an older sibling to pass down tests and assignments to their younger si...

View All »

A club that embraces culture

A club that embraces culture

    There are so many different cultures in the world and everybody has their own culture that they embrace, that is the opportunity that Monte Vista’s Persian Clu...

May 4, 2017No Comments

Recent A&E Stories

5 must read books!

May 3, 2017

    Reading is a job for most of us, especially since we all have to read what seems like the sam...

Monte Vista harmonized with local schools at the Area Band Festival

Monte Vista harmonized with local schools at the Area Band Festival

March 20, 2017

    10 schools: 7 elementary schools and 3 middle schools–all feeding into one high school at...

Hometown hero hits the big screen

November 23, 2016

    After almost seven years after landing his plane on the Hudson river safely, this Danville res...

View All »

The student news site of Monte Vista High School
The student news site of Monte Vista High School