The Stampede

Amran Hudda posing after the 2022 Speech and Debate banquet. Hudda was awarded for his successful year.

Debate Champion Makes Monte Vista Proud

Iliana Sherry March 27, 2023

A breath in, a breath out, and he’s off. The room is filled with the powerful voice of Monte Vista senior, Amran Hudda. The confidence in his voice and his mannerisms consistently impress judges and...

Known as the “Diablo Tree Stump,” the trunk of a fallen tree on Diablo Road has become a site for community artwork. Over 100 different paintings have been layered on the stump, ranging from holiday decorations to motivational messages.

Diablo tree stump: a community canvas

Edi Zhang February 13, 2023

   Located on Diablo Road near the Diablo Country Club, the trunk of a fallen tree has become a site for community art. Known as the ‘Diablo Road Stump,’ the trunk constantly features new art reflecting...

American astronaut Leroy Chiao poses with a model space shuttle for an official NASA portrait. During his fifteen-year career with NASA, he completed four space missions.

For Leroy Chiao, it’s not rocket science

Olivia Brandeis, Feature Editor January 17, 2023

As children, we dream of becoming the impossible--superheros, spies, astronauts. For Monte Vista alumnus Leroy Chiao, the impossible became his reality.  Chiao, a former NASA astronaut, was born in...

Monte Vista’s Women’s Varsity Tennis team is taking a group photo after their first win of the 2022-2023 season against Carondelet. They played over eighteen games in the entire regular season and came out undefeated.

MV Women’s tennis team is serving up dubs

Joshua Balagot and Tyler Choi December 12, 2022

Monte Vista High School’s women’s varsity tennis team finished the 2022-23 season strong following a 21-1 overall record and placing within the top four in North Coast Section (NCS).       The...

Co-Presidents Jaiden Wire and Sabina Dhindsa are seen promoting the Shrek Club at the Club Fair. The pair were excited to encourage students to join the club for a fun break from school.

Monte Vista’s new clubs are stranger than ever

Shreya Bhasin December 12, 2022

Chess Club, Book Club, French Club: these are the typical groups that come to mind when thinking of high school clubs. But there is nothing typical about the clubs at Monte Vista this year. During the...

Rep. Adam Schiff, 62, speaks alongside Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Rep. John Yarmuth of Kentucky during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on September 21, 2021. Nearly 44 years earlier, he delivered speeches as a competitor during speech and debate tournaments.

From the hallways of Monte Vista to the halls of Congress

Olivia Brandeis October 20, 2022

Today Adam Schiff roams the halls of Congress, but he got his political start nearly 2,802 miles away roaming the hallways of Monte Vista High School.  When he was just 12 years old, Schiff, a Democrat...

Monte Vista seniors, Caitlin O’Melia and Sabina Dhindsa, speaking at the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) meeting. They talked about incorporating more diverse books in elementary school classes.

Diversifying the classroom one book at a time

Maya Bhatt October 18, 2022

     Invisibility. A concept that has helped shape the worlds of fictional fantasies like Harry Potter and The Invisible Man. While the superpower is fictional, invisibility has become the reality for...

Cate Peters at the starting line for the eight hundred meters race at the Nike National Meet in Oregon. Peters placed seventh at the end of the race.

The sprint to success

Krish Shetty and Julian Mcmahan October 18, 2022

When she was four years old, senior Cate Peters visited Stanford University. In 2023, she’ll be returning to the campus, but this time as a student-athlete.       Peters is nationally ranked...

Kaden Standish passes the ball in a game against Timbers academy. Standish is expected to get plenty of playing time early in his career at UCSB.

Road to Recruitment

Matthew Fehr October 18, 2022

After dedicating his life to soccer, Monte Vista senior Kaden Standish’s dreams became a reality this summer when he signed a partial scholarship with UC Santa Barbara (UCSB). He will spend the next...

Robert Plattner directs a drama production at Young Rep, an intensive summer camp for aspiring theater students. He will be the director for the upcoming Monte Vista drama production.

The Disappearance of the Student Center Singer

Edi Zhang October 18, 2022

     While many claim to love musical theater after watching Hamilton once, the true musical theater connoisseur lives in his own world of the arts.      Monte Vista senior Robert Plattner’s...

Huang walks the runway at the 2019 Silicon Valley Fashion Week. This show was promoting Maje Paris in Bloomingdales.

Monte Vista’s Next Top Model

Shreya Bhasin April 13, 2022

Bella Hadid, Hailey Bieber, and Maddie Ziegler are all successful models that were signed by IMG Modeling Agency, but what some may not know is that IMG also signed a student right here at Monte Vista.      Judi...

After attending Sachi Sushi, a local Japanese restaurant, one of the users running the account decided to share a photo of her meal. The four friends post food on the Instagram account that ranges from gourmet meals to homemade snacks they’ve made in their own kitchens.

Finsta: food insta

Macie Calvert February 19, 2022

Ramen, pooled in hot, oily broth and dusted with slivers of scallions. Mango Bingsoo topped with whipped cream and glistening with syrup. Matcha-brushed Taiyaki soft serve. Blintz. Sea cucumber soup.      No,...

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