The Stampede

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...

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...

Reynolds poses proudly with his drone. The drone can explore distances of up to half a mile away and can hover in place.

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...

Vitality bowl is one of the many healthy options available to teenagers around the Bay Area.

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...

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...

Thankful for Thanksgiving traditions

Thankful for Thanksgiving traditions

Maya Sasson, Staff Writer November 20, 2013

    Students at Monte Vista have a wide variety of Thanksgiving traditions they look forward to during the holiday season.     The falling of the leaves from the trees and the smells of pumpkin...

Freshman makes SAT history

Isabella Ordaz, Business Manager November 14, 2013

This past spring, freshman Varun Jain scored a perfect 2400 on the infamous standardized test that routinely crushes every kid’s hopes and dreams: the SAT.     Jain took the test during his eighth...

Giving math meaning

Reilly Olson, Staff Writer November 14, 2013

Why do we need to know this? This is the age-old question teachers receive no matter what concepts are being taught. However, a new class at MV is changing the way students view the real-world applications...

Hospitality Management: A change for real world experience

Ben Ng, Staff Writer November 14, 2013

     If you’re interested in working in the culinary world or looking for real world experience, then you may want to consider taking Hospitality Management.      Chef Kelly Joe teaches Culinary...

Six tips for juniors

Emmeline Wei, CC Spin Editor November 14, 2013

    Juniors be warned— senior year is not as easy as you may think. With college acceptances on the line, next year can easily stress you out. But with these tips, your senior year will run smoothly!       1....

The new iPhones: everything you need to know

Abi Gilson, News Editor November 14, 2013

      Consumers all around the world gathered outside of Apple stores to be the first to get their hands on the new highly-anticipated iPhone 5S or 5C. Speculation on the products’ features had...

Special Day Class makes a difference

Raquel Dixon, Staff Writer November 14, 2013

     Last year, the Special Day program came back to the Monte Vista campus.      Everyone has their differences, which make people unique, and brings Monte Vista together.      Miss Flack,...

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