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Phone banks, phone cubbies, and the Hotel Calipeña

Phone banks, phone cubbies, and the Hotel Calipeña

Lauren Wenger, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

It’s a well-known fact that most teachers at any school do not like it when their students are on their phones during class. This led to many teachers here at Monte Vista getting creative and developing their own ways to create a phone-free learning environment. One good example is Mrs. Perruso. Mrs. Perru...

Where are our students?

Where are our students?

Sumin Lim, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

While Monte Vista has faced the problem of large class sizes for years, there are still classes that remain under-enrolled this year. Small class size can be a blessing or curse depending on the nature of the class. These classes are under-enrolled for several reasons including lack of popularity or...

Go H20

Jack George, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

As the looming drought becomes worse and worse for California Monte Vista has been doing its best to conserve water. Monte Vista began drastically lowering the amount of water used at the beginning of the year. Vice Principal Pagano explains how Monte Vista has drastically reduced sprinkler usag...

Dancing under the stars

Dancing under the stars

Lauren Wenger, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

Homecoming at Monte Vista has always been held inside the gym, so what’s going to happen now that the large gym is under construction? This was the question running through most MV students’ minds as October 17th quickly approached. Many had heard about leadership's’ plans for the dance being held ou...

Clinton’s message to the “Danville Bubble”

Clinton's message to the

Punya Sidhu, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

A line of Danvillians stretches outside Rakestraw Bookstore all the way down the street. Suburban cops roam the parking lot, and the crowd grows restless with anticipation. Standing inside the bookstore are press: reporters from numerous magazines and publishers. People speculate about how she will ge...

Addressing the dress code

Addressing the dress code

Sumin Lim, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

A new dress code, or lack thereof, has been discussed as a new principal steps on board. Last year’s dress code was fairly modest: two finger width straps, no low V-neck shirts, and longer than fingertip length skirts and shorts. However, this year the old dress code has been only loosely enforced. ...

Print and pay

Print and pay

Kevin Yang, News Editor

October 22, 2015

Free printing in the Student Center library is a luxury of the past. From this year forward, it will cost students money to use the library printers. For two years since the opening of the Workday Student Center, students have been able to print from the second-floor library for free. This year, ...

Homecoming Rally

Homecoming Rally

Aaron Sanghera

October 20, 2015

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Brief lockdown at SRVHS

Brief lockdown at SRVHS

Bailey Ferguson and Stampede Staff

October 13, 2015

A 16 year old Alamo resident was detained by police on Tuesday after the students at San Ramon Valley High School were held under a 30 minute lockdown. The lockdown was lifted just after noon after the Danville police located the youth. Police Chief Steve Simpkins said officers responded to a...

UC admissions split for Class of 2015

Kevin Yang, News Editor

June 5, 2015

The tale of University of California admissions for the Class of 2015 is a two-sided story. While the percent of applicants who were admitted has risen 2.6 percent on average across all UC schools, the UC admission story is more complicated than this lone number might suggest. The trend is split down...

Science Alliance: Mentoring young minds

Samantha Teshima and Chris Bortolon

June 5, 2015

The Science Alliance fair held at Monte Vista this year had over 200 fifth grader participants. They were supported by over 200 high school mentors, and a handful of teachers and parent volunteers. Projects were judged by 100 high school volunteers. There were over 1300 pieces of pizza served....

Red Tie Robotics goes to World Championships

Ariel Chen, Staff Writer

June 5, 2015

With the ongoing success of Monte Vista’s student robotics club, the Red Ties have recently competed in the World Championships at Edwards Jones Dome (aka the Rams stadium) in St. Louis, Missouri. Co-presidents Ducati Mondani and Christopher Gareau were among the twelve representatives that went...

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