The Stampede

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 13, 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...

Monte Vistas Wind Ensemble and Drumline play at the Area Band Festival. Instrumental teacher Ed Cloyd conducted members as elementary and middle schoolers joined them. (Courtesy of Ayra Moin)

Monte Vista harmonized with local schools at the Area Band Festival

Claire Chu, Staff Writer March 20, 2017

    10 schools: 7 elementary schools and 3 middle schools–all feeding into one high school at the Area Band Festival: Monte Vista.     The Area Band Festival features Monte Vista’s Wind...

Hometown hero hits the big screen

Krista Cleary and Kiarra Earl November 23, 2016

    After almost seven years after landing his plane on the Hudson river safely, this Danville resident has had a movie made about him and his heroic deed.     On January 9th, 2009, Captain...

The main character played by Felicity Jones, is an orphan known for having a rogue streak.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Taylor Ziegenfus, Staff Writer November 9, 2016

    “Star Wars” enthusiasts everywhere wait in anticipation for the release of Disney’s newest galactic film: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”.     39 years ago, “Star Wars, Episode...

Band members (top to bottom) Kenneth Kim, Arsenio Batoy and Ilya Blazhiyevskiy pose for a photo after practicing one of their new songs
(Courtesy of Julia Lyckberg)

Vegan Fever

Julia Lyckberg, Staff Writer November 9, 2016

    Everyone expresses their passions in different ways. For many it’s through a form of art, for junior Arsenio Batoy, sophomore Ilya Blazhiyevskiy, and sophomore Kenneth Kim, it’s through music....

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