The Stampede

The four members of the “Step Back” band performs at the San Ramon Teen Rock Band Showcase. Although they did not come out on top, they received one of the top votes.

Teen rock bands showcase to support mental health

Claire Chu, Staff Writer March 4, 2019

     Fifteen youth rock bands performed at the San Ramon Community Center on Jan. 26 to promote mental wellness and offer resources to teens.     As teenage stress heightens in the Bay Area...

Lights, Camera, Live-Action

Lights, Camera, Live-Action

Adya Agarwal, Staff Writer January 15, 2019

As if their wallets weren’t big enough- Disney plans to continue taking over the box office with movies such as Aladdin and The Lion King, both set to release in 2019. I don’t think there...

Rami Malek headlined Bohemian Rhapsody as he played Queens former lead singer Freddie Mercury.

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,...

Rapper Killy at Phoenix Concert Theatre on March 8th, 2018.

New Filipino Rapper Drops a Banger

Saman Ali, Op/ed Editor November 13, 2018

​   Soundcloud rappers seem to never truly receive their fame. However, new Filipino rapper, “Killy” or Khalil Tatem, has begun to gain popularity. With his release of the song, “Killimonjaro,”...

The haunted house heavily relies on paintings. In order to fit this years theme, MV art students CarnEVIL, designs ranged anywhere from clowns, to bloody hand prints, haunted carousels, and so much more.

Behind the Screams

Alexa Andris, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

The Monte Vista Haunted House dropped jaws across campus yet again. The three-day long event, hosted mainly by Monte Vista’s Drama department, took place during October 25-27 from 5-9 p.m, and brought...

Bye Bye, Big Bang Theory

Bye Bye, Big Bang Theory

Nicholas Whiteaker, Online Editor and Business Manager October 9, 2018

One of television's most renowned sitcoms goes out with a big bang after 12 successful seasons. The Big Bang Theory became a hallmark of  “nerd culture” and will be remembered for pronouncing the...

Crazy Rich Asians: A step towards diversity

Crazy Rich Asians: A step towards diversity

Lauryn Leong and Adya Agarwal October 3, 2018

  Video courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures and YouTube      Crazy Rich Asians, a bubbly and charming movie, has managed to capture the hearts of audiences everywhere, while still encapsulating...

The entire cast lines up to take a final bow on closing night of their production, In the Heights. The show was sold out as all of Monte Vistas arts programs contributed.

Drama production soars to new heights

Lauren Edelman and Mikayla Flores, News Editor and Op/Ed Editor March 13, 2018

If you haven’t had “Come see the show!” shouted at you at one point or another while you were inside a hallway, classroom, or while going to the bathroom, then you most likely are not a student at...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

Anthony Santa Maria, Staff Writer January 30, 2018

   The latest installment of the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, was released this past December to an eagerly awaiting fan base. The Last Jedi racked up the second largest North American...

The Fall of Usher, but the rise of MV Drama

Sumin Lim, Sports Editor January 14, 2018

    Monte Vista’s drama program sent shivers down the spines of everyone who saw their production of The Fall of the House of Usher based off the Edgar Allen Poe story.     In the play,...

Various members of the Persian club gather for group a photo following their soccer game played during lunch at the horseshoe.

A club that embraces culture

May 4, 2017

    There are so many different cultures in the world and everybody has their own culture that they embrace, that is the opportunity that Monte Vista’s Persian Club has to offer.     The...

5 must read books!

Tina Sui, A&E Editor May 3, 2017

    Reading is a job for most of us, especially since we all have to read what seems like the same literature over and over again in our English classes. This is a list of 5 books that are must-reads...

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