The Stampede

2020-2021 Staff

Mason Hanshaw

Editor-in-Chief

Mason Hanshaw is a senior at Monte Vista and is the Editor-in-Chief for the 2020-21 school year. Mason enjoys playing baseball, and has played for MVHS since freshman year, but also writes and practices music in his spare time. ...

Seta Salkhi

Managing Editor

Seta Salkhi is a senior in her third year of the journalism program. As this year’s managing editor, she and Mason Hanshaw are hoping to continue The Stampede’s upward trend of progress. With a new emphasis on investigati...

Macie Calvert

News Editor

Macie Calvert is a junior at Monte Vista in her second year of journalism. She is thrilled to be The Stampede’s news editor this year and is looking forward to writing in all sections of the newspaper. In her free time, Mac...

Marie Shvakel

Op/Ed Editor

Marie Shvakel is a 16-year-old junior. This is Marie’s third year writing for The Stampede. She enjoys dancing classical ballet but has not been able to since the pandemic. Marie also has an interest in computer science and...

Brooklyn Weber

Sports Editor

Brooklyn Weber is Junior at Monte Vista, returning for his second year in Journalism. However, this will be his first year as Sports Editor. In his first year in Journalism, he wrote many sports stories, like a meaningful tribute...

Anjana Dasam

A&E Editor

Anjana Dasam is a junior at Monte Vista High School. This is her third year in journalism and is the A&E editor this year. Along with writing and reporting, Anjana loves to sing! During these unprecedented times, there is g...

Elisabeth Delpouys

Feature Editor

Elisabeth Delpouys is a junior at Monte Vista high school, as in her second year of Journalism. Elisabeth is the current editor for the Feature section of the Stampede. As an editor, her goal is to ensure her section is well polished...

Angelina Izmaylova

CC Spin Editor

Angelina Izmaylova is a junior and the CC Spin Editor for The Stampede. She enjoys playing tennis for the Monte Vista Varsity team and dedicating her time volunteering at the Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation. Angelina is very ...

Shreya Bhasin

Social Media Manager

Shreya Bhasin is a sophomore at Monte Vista.  She is currently in her second year of journalism, and she is the social media manager for the newspaper, which means she runs the Instagram and Twitter pages.  She is excited t...

Edi Zhang

Online Editor

Edi Zhang is a sophomore and will spend his second year on The Stampede as the Online Editor. He hopes to increase popularity among the newspaper and make it vital aspect of the school. Edi is on the Varsity swim team at Monte...

Devin Blish

Senior Writer

Devin Blish isbeginning his second year in the journalism program and is a sophomore at Monte Vista. Devin is a staff writer in the program and is wanting to write more articles in the different sections. In his free time he loves...

Emily Ma

Senior Writer

Emily Ma is a current junior at Monte Vista. This year is her second year working with journalism and she’s very excited to be part of journalism again. During her free time, Emily likes to bake and hang out with friends. She...

Nick Whiteaker

Senior Writer

Nick Whiteaker is currently a senior attending Monte Vista High School virtually amid the global pandemic. This is his fourth and final year of journalism and while he isn’t a staff writer this year he still looks forward to...

Olivia Wang

Staff Writer

Olivia Wang is a freshman at Monte Vista, This is her first year on the Stampede as a Staff Writer. She plans to learn how to write and communicate better with others online. She enjoys reading and watching Youtube in her free...

Paviter Randhawa

Staff Writer

Jesse Knott

Staff Writer

Jesse is a sophomore at Monte Vista, and will spend his first year on The Stampede as a staff writer. Jesse plans to learn the basic skills of being a writer and a reporter. He likes to skateboard, run, and play video games in...

Madelaine Scurtu

Staff Writer

Madelaine Scurtu is a freshman Staff Writer for the Stampede. She is excited to write stories and learn about news reporting . In her free time she likes to read, talk with her friends, and cook. One thing that she misses about...

Alicia Kim

Staff Writer

Alicia Kim is a freshman and will spend her first year on The Stampede as a Staff Writer. She enjoys reading mystery and dramatic books, and plans to improve her writing skills and learn the basics of journalism this year. She l...

Shayawn Golchehreh

Staff Writer

Shayawn Golchehreh is a freshman and will be a Staff Writer for his first year on The Stampede. This year, he plans to accomplish and reach his writing goals of contributing to the sports section and writing about the athletes ...

Sachiko Anderson

Staff Writer

Taylor Lee

Staff Writer

Taylor Lee is a senior at Monte Vista and will spend her first year on The Stampede as a Staff Writer. She plans to accomplish expanding upon the basics of writing by taking journalism. Taylor likes to go on runs in her free time,...

Maraki Amare

Staff Writer

Maraki Amare is a freshman at Monte Vista High School. This will be her very first year on the Stampede and will be a Staff Writer. As a person who is intrigued and especially loves writing to express themselves, she is looking...

Madison Siu

Staff Writer

Madison Siu is beginning her first year at Monte Vista as a Staff Writer for the Stampede. She seeks to learn and about the development and production of newspapers, and work on collaborating and writing articles. In her free...

Lana Polley

Staff Writer

Lana Polley is a sophomore at Monte Vista and will be a Staff Writer in her first year on The Stampede. She is planning on learning and gaining as much experience in news reporting as she can. She has a passion for writing, and...

Demi Apostolopoulos

Staff Writer

Demitria Apostolopoulos is a senior at Monte Vista High School and will be a Staff Writer for her first year on the Stampede. She plans to bring new story angles and insight into the sports category. Alongside the time she spends...

Felix Zhou

Staff Writer

Felix Zhou is a sophomore at Monte Vista, and this is his first year in on the Stampede as a Staff Writer. He is excited to learn about the production of newspapers. His hobbies include chess, programming, drawing, and swimming....

Claire Sohn

Staff Writer

Claire Sohn is a junior at Monte Vista High School. She is currently a Staff Writer in her first year of Journalism. This year she hopes to contribute meaningful information to the community, particularly in this time of social-distancing....

Lawrence Feng

Staff Writer

Lawrence Feng is a junior and is excited for his first year of journalism as a staff writer.  He wants to improve his journalism skills, which include writing and research, so that he can take on a bigger role next year.  Lawrence...

Esther Premazzi

Staff Writer

Esther Premazzi is a freshman staff writer for the Stampede. She was born in China and has lived in the US for almost five years. This year she plans to learn more about the essence of journalism, and to become a better interviewer....

Zoe Qian

Staff Writer

Zoe Qian is a junior in her first year as a staff writer for the MV Stampede. She spends her free time reading, cooking, or playing classical music. Her favorite composers at the moment are Debussy and Chopin. She misses being...

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