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The Inside Look: The PG&E Story

The Inside Look: The PG&E Story

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor February 28, 2019

You’ve seen their bright-blue trucks everywhere and their overuse of drones in their commercials talking about how they’re apart of different California communities, but PG&E is now reeling to stay...

‘4×4’ pushed back

Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor February 28, 2019

The 4x4 schedule has been a controversial topic since it was first brought up at the end of 2018. On Jan. 31, Dr. Kevin Ahern, Monte Vista’s principal, posted an announcement concerning the schedule...

Kim and the MV mascot, Musty the Mustang, hyping up a crowd during a football game.

MV rally chair has taken a seat

Cameron Ziegenfus and Nicholas Whiteaker January 15, 2019

Matt Kim no longer sits in the rally chair and Monte Vista High School is rally chair-less. The responsibilities of the rally chair—rallies, spirit at games, and more—have been assumed by Joe...

MV freshmen walking around in S.F. handing out bags to the homeless.

Socks in San Francisco

Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor January 15, 2019

This December, the MV freshmen leadership class made a difference in homeless people’s lives by collecting an item that is often forgotten but vital to the homeless: socks. The idea of creating...

Referrals on the rise

Referrals on the rise

Ava Hunt, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

Will you be the next victim of receiving a referral? In the spring of 2018, clutter in the locker room prompted new rules to be put in place. Students seemed to rarely lock away their bags. Because...

Journey of a special needs student: Part 1

Journey of a special needs student: Part 1

Claire Chu, Managing Editor November 13, 2018

As students begin high school, new accommodations are available to individuals with disabilities. The most common are the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and 504 Plan, and there are many details...

The first rule of fight club: Dont talk about fight club

The first rule of fight club: Don’t talk about fight club

Jack Heenan, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

“Run!” Underground fighting and boxing groups have been spontaneously emerging week after week in the streets of San Ramon and Danville. Rendezvous points are posted online and students...

Over 15 veterans standing in front of the Monte Vista crowd. Many of the veterans have some association with Monte Vista.

MV Honors Our Nation’s Heroes

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor October 12, 2018

The red, white, and blue were in full-swing as MV football honored our nation’s finest.     Over 15 veterans were in attendance and were honored at the Sept. 21 Monte Vista varsity football game...

Tragedy leads to new policies

Tragedy leads to new policies

Ava Hunt and Seta Salkhi October 12, 2018

    Student-athletes were not only emotionally challenged by this spring’s tragedy, but are now physically constrained as a result of the aquatic sports’ inconvenient practice schedule.     Last...

Bye, Bye BioTech

Cameron Ziegenfus, Staff Writer October 3, 2018

      One of Monte Vista’s most advanced classes has bid our school adieu.     BioTechnology was abruptly ended this school year due to an unexpected retirement by Linda Bandrowski...

National Anthem, interrupted

National Anthem, interrupted

Krista Cleary, Business Manager March 13, 2018

Though the Star Spangled Banner stayed through the bombs bursting in air, it didn’t stick with local California High School’s Associated Student Body (ASB). On January 19th, Cal High held their...

Black Student Union created Black History Month posters that were later ripped off the walls. The club continues to represent student diversity and advocate for student unity.

Students reject an act of diversity

Lauren Edelman, News Editor March 1, 2018

The posters were supposed to celebrate achievement. Hung at the beginning of lunch and less than one period later, ripped off the walls and not found. Nationwide, February is designated as Black History...

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