The Stampede

A Legend since 01

Maya Bhatt and Esther Premazzi May 1, 2024

     It’s the fall of 2002 and you are at the Monte Vista vs. San Ramon Valley football game. As the most anticipated game of the season, over 10,000 fans are packed in and around the Monte Vista...

From 1988 to 1997, Ken Behring was the controversial owner of the Seattle Seahawks Football team.

Ken Behring: Blackhawk’s self-made billionare

Olivia Brandeis February 15, 2024

     Years later, Colin Behring still remembers the evening of his senior year homecoming game. It was 2001 and Monte Vista’s administrators had made a big mistake. They’d scheduled both the homecoming...

Ana-Julia is an exchange student from Brazil.

An American Dream Come True

Natasha Yee January 24, 2024

      Imagine moving to a different continent, by yourself, to live there for several months. Junior Ana-Julia Souza achieved what most people could never do.      Souza, an exchange student...

Monte Vista’s varsity girls’ tennis team places second in the 2023 NCS Championships.

Monte Vista’s varsity girls’ tennis: a team at heart

Alexa Fo January 24, 2024

     The Monte Vista girls’ tennis team recently placed second at the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) North Coast Section (NCS) tournament and placed fourth at the United States Tennis...

The culinary class after an assignment/lab. They were enjoying the food they made.

The Benefits of Taking the Culinary Class

Connor Huard and Claudia Chung November 3, 2023

     Sequestered away on the bottom floor of the 500s, the classroom originally designated for Culinary Arts has sat unused for many years but now serves a purpose.      Starting this school...

 Halloween decorations in the Monte Vista library. They were put up by the Library Advisory Committee.

The Library Advisory Committee

Claudia Chung November 3, 2023

      The library is home to the infamous trio One of Us is Lying as well as the popular series The Inheritance Games, but also the Library Advisory Committee. They have influenced the displays as well...

 Daphne Milich is the student board member for Contra Costa County

Daphne Milich: Contra Costa’s first student board member

Maya Bhatt November 3, 2023

     While most high school students' free time consists of mundane hours spent scrolling through their For You Page or binge watching reality TV with a tub of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, Daphne Milich’s...

Kennedy Whyte on the court playing volleyball. She was getting ready to receive a serve from the opposing team.

Balancing School and Sports

Maya Mahrous October 20, 2023

 Kennedy Whyte is a starter on the varsity volleyball team at Monte Vista as a freshman. So far, he varsity volleyball team has been successful this season; they have won four out of the seven tournaments...

Following filters that fade

Alexa Fo September 28, 2023

Ashley Trinh, a Monte Vista graduate, has over one million followers on TikTok, and she posts a wide variety of content, including dancing, acting, and comedy videos. She first started posting on social...

Exploring Electives

Temiloluwa Adalumo, Connor Huard, and Claudia Chung September 19, 2023

 Monte Vista has a total of 23 non-departmental classes, the majority of which are available for all grade levels. However, even if students know that electives like Speech and Debate, Photography, and...

A Change in Counselors

Mia Garcia, Maeleen Parmar, and Maksim Korostelev September 19, 2023

The Monte Vista counseling department has undergone some changes since last semester. Alphabet counselors have shifted, and the college and career position have also changed. For most Monte Vista students,...

Many across the nation have been protesting against the lack of awareness around sexual assault. The Students Against Assault Program is working on educating students on assault and consent.

Giving health class a makeover

Aarushi Khurana March 27, 2023

Health class can be a painful experience. The outdated textbooks that preach on and on about the dangers of substance abuse and advocate for sexual abstinence are enough for freshmen to be dismissive....

Activate Search
The official news publication of Monte Vista High School.