The Stampede

MV cat colony

MV cat colony

Chris Polo, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

On the edge of the Monte Vista campus, the cats live with an unknown person feeding them. In between Oak Hill Park and the Monte Vista tennis courts there are feral cats. There have been multiple ones spotted there. The interesting part of this story is the fact that an unknown person has been leaving...

Ahern administration

Ahern administration

Katrina Flores, Sports Editor

October 22, 2015

From a place known for its aquarium to a large town at the base of Mt. Diablo, Dr. Kevin Ahern comes to make his debut as Monte Vista’s new principal.     Growing up in Monterey, CA, Ahern was just a typical high schooler. He thoroughly enjoyed staying involved within the school and kept busy...

Model in Paris

Model in Paris

Krista Cleary, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

A senior from Monte Vista, who is also a model, strutted her way to New York and Paris for Fashion Week.  Senior Olivia Addis is a new model for Wilhelmina Models, and got to spend  a few weeks in New York and Paris for Fashion Week. Olivia started modeling only recently when she was scouted last ...

Students leaving college in more debt than ever

Justin Berg, Staff Writer

June 5, 2015

Intelligent, confident, hopeful, and tight budgets are all ways of describing students graduating from college. Students graduating college cannot look forward to immediately going out and enjoying life during their prime. It is essential for most students to find a well-paying job right away due...

Student photographer travels the world

Gabby Garcy, Staff Writer

June 5, 2015

A senior has traveled around the world, having adventures of a lifetime and capturing them along the way with her camera. Maddie Maloon began photography many years ago, as she takes on the world through her camera lense. Maddie, a senior here at Monte Vista, has became involved in photography through...

Amigos de Paraguay

Katrina Flores, Staff Writer

June 5, 2015

It’s almost that time of the year again when everything you learned in the past year starts to become just a lonely memory, which many of us know as summer. Many kids enjoy this ten week break by hanging out with their friends or simply being at home doing nothing. But for sophomore, Katie Keller,...

Everest for Nepal

Jas Gill, Staff Writer

June 5, 2015

A junior at Monte Vista has created a fundraiser to create better lives for the Nepali people after the 7.8 earthquake on April 25th. The earthquake hit Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, destroying homes, monuments, and lives. Everest Damaschino created a fundraiser upon hearing about the earthquake....

The Critters of Monte Vista

Grace Wensley

June 5, 2015

Take a look around. What do you see? What do you hear? Geese flying overhead? Seagulls and crows squawking? Swallows building nests? Squirrels stealing trash? Ducks waddling around? Here at Monte Vista there is an abundance of critters who call our campus their home. The geese like to hang out...

The age-old parking dilemma

Christian Berger, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

Many of us are familiar with parking at Monte Vista. At the beginning of the semester, you run to the office along with hundreds of other permit-seekers, hoping to obtain the glorious placard that hangs from your rear-view mirror. For those who don't have a parking permit, it's an entirely different...

A true Clif-hanger

A true Clif-hanger

Christian Berger, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

  To many young people, an office job is probably one of the most boring and monotonous things that come to mind. These young people feed off spontaneity and excitement, which professional offices are traditionally known to lack. Nine-to-five workdays, endless coffee runs, and the constant humming...

San Francisco -Something for everyone

San Francisco -Something for everyone

Bailey Deschane, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

North Beach, Chinatown, and The Castro are three distinctively different neighborhoods of San Francisco; they all hold their own charm and identity, adding to the unique flare of San Francisco. North Beach is located on the North East Side of San Francisco, and is in close proximity to Chinatown and...

Women’s Lit: A New Perspective

Women’s Lit: A New Perspective

May 15, 2015

“So... you're a feminist?” *Asked with a long pause before uttering the “f” word* “And... isn’t that class full of feminists?” Well yes... and no. Empowering, inspiring, eye-opening, magnificent, and spicy. What type of class could consist of all of those adjectives? Taugh...