The Stampede

Sophomore Leigha Miller holds her trophies at the Jr. Drag Racing League. She has been drag racing since she was young as a way to bind with her dad.

She ain’t no drag

Sumin Lim, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2018

Despite its name, this definitely is no drag. While most people play soccer, or dance, or ride horses, sophomore Leigha Miller does something completely out of the ordinary. She drag races. ...

Jennifer Hall (left) and her friend Annette Adolphson (right) pose for a picture during a rally at Monte Vista High School. The two of them graduated at Monte Vista in 1984.

The secret ingredient to Monte Vista’s success

Lauryn Leong, Staff Writer November 14, 2018

Founded in 1965, Monte Vista has become a distinguished school known for its excellent academic and extracurricular programs. But what made all of this possible? The main reason is the staff....

Musty returns with high spirit

Musty returns with high spirit

Claire Chu, Managing Editor October 8, 2018

After he galloped away for several years, Monte Vista’s mascot, Musty, makes his way back to rallies, football games, and dances with energy and excitement.     Dating back to the opening years...

Award-winning scientist enters teaching scene

Award-winning scientist enters teaching scene

Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor October 8, 2018

Highly acclaimed scientist. Check. Stanford professor. Check. Founder of a successful technological company. Check. The new physics teacher at Monte Vista checks off nearly all boxes on any spreadsheet. ...

MV welcomes the god of wine

Jacklyn Taylor, Staff Writer October 3, 2018

Bones. Skeletons. Humans. The foundation of our body lies between the walls of high school. The man who was a chiropractor and is now an Honors Anatomy teacher who plans to make education humerus.   ...

MV students emerge with a gaming company

Robin Hyun, Feature Editor March 14, 2018

A game design company consisted of over 40 Monte Vista High School students has made its appearance known this school year. The company hopes to bring games in various platforms like PC, console, and mobile...

Benvenuti a Monte Vista!

Lauren Edelman, News Editor January 22, 2018

In August, a 16-year-old, Roman teenager stepped foot onto her new temporary home: America. Junior Giulia Azzarello is a transfer student from Rome, Italy. She is currently staying with junior Destinee...

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Out of the Comfort Zone

Hailey Capovilla, Staff Writer January 22, 2018

    Due to a call of adventure and desire to make a change in the world, a senior at Monte Vista traveled to Africa last summer to build schools and emerge herself in another culture. Abby Devane...

Benvenuti a Monte Vista!

Lauren Edelman, News Editor January 13, 2018

In August, a 16-year-old, Roman teenager stepped foot onto her new temporary home: America. Junior Giulia Azzarello is a transfer student from Rome, Italy. She is currently staying with junior Destinee...

Monte Vista’s favorite power couple

Lauren Walker and Mikayla Flores January 13, 2018

    Would Monte Vista be the same without the couple who makes us all laugh?     Kimberley Gilles and her husband Tom Dunlap, more commonly know as Ms. G and Mr. D by their students, are practically...

Breaking down the walls

Tina Sui, A&E Editor March 20, 2017

    Last November, students at Monte Vista had the opportunity to participate in a program called “Breaking Down the Walls.” This month, the program made a comeback to help build up and strengthen...

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New Author Emerges from MV

Heather No, Staff Writer February 24, 2017

    To write, let alone publish a book is an amazing feat for a sixteen year old, and yet Monte Vista seems to always accomplish the unthinkable. Junior Hailey Capovilla, our new author, has seemed...

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