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Teen Advisory Board members and Town Council members cut the ribbon officially opening the new Teen
Zone at the Danville Library.

Danville Library opens new teen space

Lauren Edelman, News Editor January 31, 2018

    Cheerful members of the community surrounded the new and modern orange seating as four students cut a gold ribbon, officially introducing the opening the new teen space at the Danville Library. ...

Monte Vista seniors Lauren Edelman and Katie Wong accept an Award of Merit for their extensive dedication in making Danville a better community. Brady Martin, also a Monte Vista senior, received an award the same night for his involvement in the Monte Vista community.

MV students receive Town of Danville awards

Krista Cleary, Business Manager January 31, 2018

   In early December, a few of our very own Monte Vista students were recognized by the Town for the hard work they put into making Danville a better place throughout their lives.     Seniors...

CHP enforces safety in SRVUSD

CHP enforces safety in SRVUSD

Claire Chu, Online, CC Spin, PR/Communications Editor January 31, 2018

    With the ongoing teen driving accidents on and off school campuses, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) has decided to implement a new system for students who wish to obtain an...

Community backlash leads to district change

Maddie Dailey and Lauren Walker January 13, 2018

    After various parent meetings, a petition, and student press conferences, the superintendent amended his set of plans for the future of students’ schedules.     Superintendent Rick Schmitt...

BREAKING – Updates: What’s the deal with the fire?

Robin Hyun and Lauren Edelman, Feature and News Editor October 12, 2017

The one topic students cannot get off their mind: the fire.  MV Journalism class interviewed Principal Dr. Kevin Ahern and Assistant Principals Liz Pagano, Kenny Khan, and Cheryl DiGrazia. What was...

Caption: In an Honors Chemistry class, sophomore Sabeel Abboushi sits at a lab table while all the other students sit at a student desk due to a large class. She discovered the challenge of learning at this seat for the first weeks of school. (Courtesy of Claire Chu)

Low funds are affecting class sizes

Claire Chu, Online. CC Spin, PR/Communications Editor October 5, 2017

    With over 2,450 students at Monte Vista this year, classes are increasing in size due to the district’s restricted funding.     San Ramon Valley Unified School District’s (SRVUSD)...

Terrence Roberts speaks to students from around the district. He was a member of the Little Rock Nine who were the first African Americans to go to an all white high school in Arkansas.

Little Rock 9 member speaks at MV

Sumin Lim, CC Spin Editor March 20, 2017

    Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine spoke to students around the district at Monte Vista on March 2.     The Little Rock Nine were nine students who were the first African...



Grace Wensley, Editor-In-Chief February 24, 2017

    Twelve schools, four teams, 1000 students, and months of preparation: the TRI Valley Leadership Conference.     On January 27th, Monte Vista High School hosted the annual TRI Valley Leadership...

Monte Vista students participate in concert for a cure, a fundraiser to promote awareness and raise money to find a cure for SMA.  This is an annual fundraiser organized by Mary McHale with the help of club representatives. (Courtesy of Julia Berg)

FDA approves treatment for SMA

Lauren Walker and Eshana Seshadri January 24, 2017

    On December 23rd, 2016, the FDA approved the drug Spinraza, a nusinersen, for treatment of infants, children, and adults with SMA.   The approval the drug is cause for excitement: it is...

A tribute

Michael Rhee, Staff Writer January 23, 2017

    David Bowie, singer, songwriter, and actor. One of the best-selling music artists in the world, Bowie first earned his popularity in 1969 with his song “Space Oddity.” He emerged in 1792...

This map shows the drastic change of California’s drought situation from before and after the rain storm. Lighter areas indicate locations that are more affected by the drought than lighter areas.

Is California’s Drought finally coming to an end?

Robin Hyun, Staff Writer January 23, 2017

    With the constant rain, the layer of water covering almost all the walkways, and deep puddles of water scattered around campus, one may think California’s drought may finally be coming to an...

The recent storm that hit California has pulled 42% of the state out of the drought and drastically lowered the severity of the drought in the rest of the state. The storm has flooded many rivers such as the Russian River, which is forcing resident out of their houses.

Big boy storm puts CA out of drought

Krista Cleary, Business Manager January 23, 2017

    The recent storm that hit California has aided our efforts to get out of the drought by pulling 42% of the state out of drought and helping the more severely affected parts of the state quench...

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