The Stampede

Social media gives racism a platform

The Black Lives Matter movement is constantly on everyone's feed. Many students have posted their opinion of BLM online on social media.
November 5, 2020

As the Black Lives Matter movement gains a significant amount of recognition during quarantine, many Monte Vista students have started to address their views on recent race-related incidents via social...

The BLM Movement in Danville

Donya Atashie is at one of the Danville protests holding a sign. She was marching to fight against the injustice of police brutality against black communities.
November 4, 2020

After the death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement inspired citizens around the country to fight the injustice of police brutality toward African Americans.        BLM is...

COVID-19 forces SAT/ACT test cancellations

The cancellations of the SAT have caused much inconvenience and stress among students.
November 4, 2020

Due to COVID-19, many SAT and ACT exams have been cancelled for future dates, affecting students' college application process.     Universities require seniors to present their grade point average...

Virtual communities: Monte Vista’s current club experience

Red Tie Robotics discusses plans for upcoming meetings.
November 4, 2020

One key part of the high school experience is club participation, and the Monte Vista administration has said it is committed to continuing the club experience even during virtual learning.      Monte...

How COVID-19 has affected this year’s census

The U.S. census is completed every 10 years in order to redistribute federal funds and reapportion seats in the House of Representatives based on population. This year, the census count ended two weeks early on Oct. 15, raising concerns that minority populations would be undercounted.
November 4, 2020

With COVID-19 and its associated lockdowns affecting governmental operations, the U.S. Census Bureau was given additional time to complete its count. However, pushback from the Trump administration succeeded...

California wildfires spark concern about climate change

Wildfires are continuing to spread across California and have burned over four million acres of land so far in 2020. The growing intensity of these blazes has provoked fear over the increasing influence of climate change in these natural disasters.
November 4, 2020

Over the past few years, California has undergone some of the worst fire seasons in its history. With more than four million acres of land consumed by wildfires this year, over two times the total area...

Remote learning brings changes

September 3, 2020

The 2020-2021 school year began virtually for nearly all Contra Costa County high school students and staff because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Classes are being taught remotely and that has impacted learning...

The route of College Connect

The route of College Connect
February 27, 2020

   An alternative program allows students to leave school at 12:35 and fulfill high school and college credits.      College Connect is a program created by the San Ramon Valley Unified School...

SRVUSD hears concerns regarding racist incidents, Monte Vista responds

February 27, 2020

    The aftermath of racist incidents at Monte Vista and the surrounding community came to head in February as the Black Student Union got involved in promoting diversity.       On Jan. 21,...

Monte Vista recognized through Special Olympics efforts

Monte Vista Special Olympics club members and leadership students teach special needs students basketball skills in the school’s 12th year hosting. The event included a basketball tournament and skills section.
February 27, 2020

The announcers called play-by-play shots. Students made baskets near and far. The court squeaked with excitement and teamwork. But, how did this differ from a typical basketball game? Some were in wheelchairs....

Local band takes flight

Flight 222 after their gig at Monte Vista’s Al Gentile Amphitheatere. They played a variety of songs including “Lithium” by Nirvana and Coldplay’s “The Scientist”.
February 27, 2020

    The Al Gentile amphitheatre hosted a live lunch performance on Jan. 31 featuring a local band of high school students.      Flight 222 is a metal, rock and funk fusion band formed by seniors...

Australian wildfires impacts thousands worldwide

February 27, 2020

 The Australian wildfire that started in September 2019 has destroyed thousands of acres, impacted millions worldwide, and been the topic of many natives’ and celebrities’ conservation efforts.      Multiple...

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