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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...

Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco- Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) 
member senior Erin Yoshina raises up her homemade poster,
heading towards Market Street for the SF march.

Mustangs march for equality and rights

Robin Hyun, Review Editor February 23, 2017

    One poster read, “Fight like a girl” another read, “Our Body our Rights”.     These were only a couple posters amongst hundreds of thousands, where participants, including numerous...

Key Club focuses on philanthropy

Key Club focuses on philanthropy

Adam Al Desouky, Staff Writer January 13, 2017

     Monte Vista’s Key Club is doing many fun fundraising events, and is always welcoming new members.      Some of these events have been occurring at Fall Rally North (a fundraising event...

Cindy Nguyen, pictured, lays out all the materials on her desk for Geometry and Algebra 2 before she teaches the class.
(Courtesy of Claire Chu)

A new face for the math department

Claire Chu, Staff Editor November 9, 2016

    Monte Vista’s math department welcomed a new teacher to replace Amy Christiansen for her maternity leave in late September.     Former math department chair at San Jose High School (SJHS),...

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