The Stampede

Chabot: Bridging the gap between the classroom and reality

Chabot: Bridging the gap between the classroom and reality

Reilly Olson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

What do your Friday nights consist of? A movie with friends? Dinner with family? While these may be nice, a few MV students are finding a more exciting way to pass their free time. If you’ve ever wanted to know anything about the solar system, the layers of the earth, rock formations or model rock...

The Prom Dilemma

Kiara Miltin, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Ladies calm down… It’s only prom! It’s safe to say that any girl has the right to get ready for prom, but at times, some girls rush to get ready a little bit too early.There are various forms of preparation that can go into prom, such as who’s throwing the party, when to get the dress, and de...

Marching Band

Marching Band

Reilly Olson, staff Writer

December 20, 2013

Anyone in marching band will assure you that the experience is unlike anything else, and the only way to understand a band kid is to be one. This particular season was a phenomenal one for these talented musicians, traveling far and wide many weekends to take first place at various competitions. The...

Where is your legacy?

Where is your legacy?

Erin Donnelley, Managing Editor

December 19, 2013

It is said that our generation is the most selfish and materialistic generation that has ever existed. We obsess over meaningless and empty things like the amount of likes we get on instagram or how many twitter followers we have. We lead such self-centered lives, that the time we spend selflessly d...

MV’s very own student author

MV’s very own student author

Emma Knutson, Feature Editor

December 19, 2013

Before she could even write sophomore Paris Morris was busy making her own children’s book series based off of her own life. With the help and encouragement of her parents over the years, Morris has grown to love writing and has written five books in an eight book series. Her mother has assumed the ro...

Fall fashion: what’s in this season

Hannah Copeland, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

It’s that time of year again, the weather is getting colder, the leaves are changing color, it’s finally fall! Break out those sweaters, scarves, and boots because Autumn has a style all its own.     You might ask, “what’s trending right now among teenagers?” Seventeen magazine sha...

Harvey Hopping to Success

Harvey Hopping to Success

Lauren Lambertson, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

    Play Production does it again with another laugh-out-loud comedy.     Hervey was well acted and if you know the people who starred in it, it was perfectly casted. Full of sass, confusion, kindness, and laughter, students just can't stop talking about it.     The play stars Harvey, a 6'...

Getting a taste of the future

Emma Knutson, Feature Editor

November 20, 2013

    One of Monte Vista’s newest course offerings is helping MV seniors achieve goals for their futures. Founded three years ago at Cal High, Monte Vista first offered iQuest last year as a senior class option. iQuest helps students find internships or jobs based on their career aspirations and still re...

Application innovation

Reilly Olson, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

    Whether you’re taking a break from studying or just have nothing better to do, who’s always there to entertain you?     Your beloved iPhone, that’s who. Students and teachers alike are becoming increasingly obsessed with playing the most popular new games, or downloading the newest tak...

Droning in victory

Droning in victory

Amanda Mileski, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

During the springtime, juniors are typically busy dealing with the SAT/ACT testing, school work, sports, or other extracurriculars; most though, aren’t spending their time building their own robotic drone. Senior McKinley Reynolds is the proud owner and builder of his very own drone, which made ...

Healthy eating

Healthy eating

Gabby Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

High school students are becoming more and more conscious of the food that they put in their bodies. Healthy eating has become a popular trend at MV, and many students have made it habit to fuel their bodies with the proper nutrition. “I definitely feel healthy eating has become a big deal at Mont...

Crime scene skills at MV

Ben Ng, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

    Forensics is a class where students can learn about crime scenes and techniques utilized to find information that could help determine what happened and who possibly killed who. Taught by Tracy Gilcrist, in this class a student learns skills like blood splatter and fingerprint analysis.      “We inv...