The Stampede

Red Tie Robotics goes to World Championships

Ariel Chen, Staff Writer June 5, 2015

With the ongoing success of Monte Vista’s student robotics club, the Red Ties have recently competed in the World Championships at Edwards Jones Dome (aka the Rams stadium) in St. Louis, Missouri. Co-presidents...

The end of an era

Nathan James, Staff Writer June 5, 2015

As another year comes to an end, Monte Vista prepares to say goodbye to this year’s seniors.  It will also bid farewell to some teachers and counselors who are ready to take the next step in their lives. The...

Student wins $36,000 scholarship to Cal

Abby Vogeley, Staff Writer June 5, 2015

A student at Monte Vista has won a $36,000 scholarship from the Proton Onsite Scholarship and Innovation program, and is headed for success. Mayia Vranas, a senior, was incredibly shocked to hear that...

The Peshawar School attack took place on December 16, 2014 when seven gunmen entered the Army Public School, killing 145 people. This was one of the many terrorist attacks that the country of Pakistan is facing. Due to this, school safety has been heavily installed and serious measures are being taken to protect the students of Pakistan.

Islamabad, Pakistan VS Danville, California

Fatima Ali, CC Spin Editor May 15, 2015

From just the start of 2015, there has been 855 fatalities from 9 attacks due to terrorist violence in Pakistan. Just last year there was a total of 5,496 fatalities, and since 2003 there has been a shocking...

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier visits Monte Vista

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier visits Monte Vista

Gina Matteo, Editor in Chief March 26, 2015

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier visited Monte Vista on February 17, his first stop on his Educational Listening Tour. Elected as a member of  the 114th Congress early this year, DeSaulnier was appointed...

Above and beyond: AP honor roll

Stephanie Toong , Staff Writer March 26, 2015

SRVUSD Recognized for AP Achievement (Three words to describe AP: Tests, Homework, and Studying) The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has been recognized by the College Board for the number...

A new take on physics class

Kevin Yang, News Editor March 26, 2015

Why is it that physics, an area of science that describes the many exciting phenomena of the physical world, often seems so dry and abstract? Why does such a fascinating field of science seem to lose its...

The STAR is falling

The STAR is falling

Katrina Flores , Staff Writer March 26, 2015

Throughout the last few years, students have taken the statewide standardized test, also known as the STAR test. This year, however, a new test has been implemented in California, called the CAASPP. The...

MV ultimate frisbee

MV ultimate frisbee

Bailey Ferguson, Staff Writer February 18, 2015

The frigid air blows against the faces of the players as they line up along the endzone; waiting for the throw. The overhanging gray clouds leave a chill in the air, adding to the suspense of this final...

Science bowl

Melany Vina , Staff Writer February 18, 2015

Saturday, January 24 was the Regional Science Bowl competition where Monte Vista placed fourth out of twenty five schools in the Bay Area. The teams competed at Las Positas College in Livermore for the...

Apple campus 2.0: not your average office building

Apple campus 2.0: not your average office building

Christian Berger , Staff Writer February 18, 2015

Have you ever wondered where the idea of your iPhone or iPad was conjured up? The construction of Apple’s new campus in Cupertino is now fully underway, and some have gained an exclusive look into what’s...

New instructional calendar

New instructional calendar

Samantha Teshima, Staff Writer February 18, 2015

The San Ramon Valley School District has proposed a new instructional calendar to be implemented during the 2016-2017 school year. This new instructional calendar introduces a change in the start and...

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