The Stampede

  • January 15Men's Soccer: MV-3 Granada-0

  • January 15Women's Basketball: MV-53 Doughtery Valley-43

  • January 15Women's Soccer: MV-3 Granada-0

  • January 15Men's Basketball: MV-66 Doughtery Valley-55

  • January 11Men's Basketball- MV-67 Amador Valley-48

  • Everybody (does not) win

    Everybody (does not) win

    Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor

    January 16, 2019

    We are told that “everybody is a winner” left and right, and that “there are no winners or losers.” We even give certificates and trophies to show it, but it is time to stop. Since I first started watching and playing sports, I envied...

    Just one example of one of the current participation trophies available to buy.

    Medium

  • The force that keeps MV athletes healthy

    The force that keeps MV athletes healthy

    Claire Chu, Managing Editor

    January 15, 2019

    When athletes are injured, support from family members, spirit from the team, and self-tenacity often expedites the healing process. However, another factor significantly quickens recovery: athletic trainers. Students must pass one year of...

    Student athletic trainers prepare for a football game. They helped players fill water bottles and Gatorade and assisted them with injuries.

    Greg Nishihira

  • Is this the real life? Or just a fantasy…

    Is this the real life? Or just a fantasy…

    Mason Hanshaw, Staff Writer

    January 15, 2019

    The movie that caught us all in a landslide could very well be an escape from reality. The November 2018 biopic release Bohemian Rhapsody hit hard in theatres everywhere, and according to ABC News, reached a global total of $141 million in just...

    Rami Malek headlined 'Bohemian Rhapsody' as he played Queen's former lead singer Freddie Mercury.

    Rolling Stone

  • Cheerleaders aren’t the only ones cheering at MV

    Cheerleaders aren’t the only ones cheering at MV

    Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor

    January 15, 2019

    Like every cliché high school movie ever made, cheerleaders accompany football games. In addition to cheer, another group joins athletic games. Pom is the dance and cheer hybrid pep squad at Monte Vista. They perform at school rallys, and football...

    Pom is the dance group at Monte Vista that performs at football and basketball games. Pom showed off their elaborate dance moves and music remixes at the 2018 homecoming rally.

    Amanda Capovilla

  • Nigerian exchange student brings educational awareness

    Nigerian exchange student brings educational awareness

    Claire Chu, Managing Editor

    January 15, 2019

    Exploring a new school in a different country offers new perspectives of education disparities around the world. A Nigerian exchange student joined Monte Vista this year in hopes to help the education system in his home country. Junior Obinna...

    Kenneth with a former teacher in Nigeria.

    Obinna Kenneth

  • You ‘woodn’t’ believe it

    You ‘woodn’t’ believe it

    Allison Hughes, Staff Writer

    January 15, 2019

    Anyone who drives on the curvy Diablo Road has seen it ‒ the big painted tree stump that reflects the seasons and holidays of the year. From summer seashells to Halloween horrors, the tree trunk has been painted over the course of one year....

    The stump during this past holiday season.

  • MV rally chair takes a seat

    MV rally chair takes a seat

    Cameron Ziegenfus and Nicholas Whiteaker

    January 15, 2019

    Matt Kim no longer sits in the rally chair and Monte Vista High School is rally chair-less. The responsibilities of the rally chair—rallies, spirit at games, and more—have been assumed by Joe Mooney and Drew Fryer, Monte Vista’s new “spirit...

    Kim and the MV mascot, Musty the Mustang, hyping up a crowd during a football game.

MV rally chair takes a seat

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