The Stampede

Footloose: Dancing through MV’s Musical Production

Aarushi Khurana March 24, 2024

     This year, Monte Vista cuts loose with FOOTLOOSE: The Musical! Based on the 1984 musical movie starring Kevin Bacon, the show ran from February 28 to March 3.       After riding the high...

A Modern-Day Prom

Savannah Ashe and Maraki Amare March 24, 2024

     The sparkle, the dancing, the romance: these are all factors that contribute to an unforgettable night at prom. What this glamorous surface hides, however, are the laborious preparations undergone...

The many varieties of Stanley Cups sold in a sporting goods store. Many enjoy collecting the different colored Stanleys.

Spawning Stanleys

Noelle Choi and Srishti Mazumder February 15, 2024

      It may be time to put away your beat-up Hydro Flasks and S’well water bottles, because a new tumbler has entered the game. With a comfortable handle, straw, and lid, Stanley Cups have taken...

Sephoras like this one across the nation have been swarmed with Gen Alpha kids seeking beauty products.

Kids are drunk on Drunk Elephant

Alexa Fo February 15, 2024

     You walk into your local Sephora and head over to the Drunk Elephant section to purchase a refill of your favorite moisturizer only to find that everything is sold out. The ten-year-olds have been...

Homemade heart-shaped red and pink cookies.

Valentine’s Day Delight

Gabrielle Radding February 15, 2024

     Your date is sitting across from you and you can feel your cheeks heat up. The lights in the restaurant are dim, but you can see their eyes are sparkling. The dessert is served and it's red velvet...

A stained glass window of St. Valentine. Well, one of the many St. Valentines.

The Romanticization of Valentine’s Day

Temiloluwa Adalumo February 15, 2024

     Ah, Valentine’s Day.  It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year to go frolicking in showers of candy and heart-shaped apparitions all in the name of love!  No one stops to consider for...

The cover of 1989 (Taylor’s Version). Fans enjoyed reliving this era.

1989 Never Goes Out of Style

Noelle Choi January 24, 2024

     Her name is Taylor Swift and she was born in 1989. On October 27, 2014 Swift released her record-breaking pop album 1989 and now, exactly nine years later, the album is out of the woods.       1989...

A sophomore at Monte Vista watching Home Alone in her room. Home Alone is a holiday classic released in 1990.

The Christmas Movie Decline

Theo Lee January 24, 2024

     Christmas movies are more than just a part of the holiday season, they’re a part of our childhood. Growing up, many of us remember watching and enjoying movies such as “Elf” or “Arthur’s...

Junior Colin Savage landing in tilted towers in Fortnite. Tilted towers is one of the many old landing spots that returned with Fortnite OG.

Back in time with Fortnite OG

Krish Shetty January 24, 2024

    There are very few video games that have taken the world by storm. Notable titles such as “Minecraft" and “Grand Theft Auto” have now become household names due to their success. However,...

Monte Vista Leadership at Verde Elementary School. They had just finished delivering presents and hanging out with the kids.

Deck the Halls: Students Celebrate Holiday Traditions

Sienna Wong January 24, 2024

     There is a lingering chill in the air, frost settling on the grass fields and rooftops. From a distance one might mistake it as a layer of delicate snow. Autumn deepens into winter, night chases...

The Grinch movie poster. It was advertising the 2018 Grinch movie.

The Grinch

Claudia Chung January 24, 2024

    The Grinch movies are a must during Christmas. Many have watched either the live action “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) starring Jim Carrey or the animated “The Grinch” (2018). However,...

Mariah Carey (left) and Andy Stone (right). Stone’s song by the name of “All I Want For Christmas Is You” came out in 1989, while Carey’s infamous tune was released in 1994.

All I Want For Christmas Is Sued?

Connor Huard January 24, 2024

     Once the clock strikes midnight, October 31 fades into November 1, and it’s time for stores across the nation to begin blasting one legendary song — Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas...

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