The Stampede

MV Speech suits up at Dougherty for first wins of season

Reilly Olson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

    Pouring rain and hundreds of competitors didn’t seem to phase the Monte Vista Speech and Debate team Sept. 21 as they took on Congress 1-- the first official tournament of the year.     Congress, short for congressional debate, is a style of competition involving a roomful of people, each com...

Close Quarters: Whose side is it anyway?

Laura Kenny, Editor in Chief

November 12, 2013

     With 13 teachers, but only 10 classrooms, the science department is still trying to figure out how to share classrooms this year.     In room 902, AP Biology, taught by Ms. Nevis, AP Environmental Science and Integrated Physical Science, taught by Ms. Baskerville, share the same space just at ...

Bigger isn’t always better

Bigger isn’t always better

Chris Bortolon, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

As the state and district continue to face budget battles and new enrollments, the number of students per teacher have been steadily increasing, causing dysfunction for both instructors and teens.     The SRVUSD as a whole has seen an increase of over 15% enrollment from 2008-2013 with a 5% jump...

Monte Vista welcomes new Assistant Principal

Monte Vista welcomes new Assistant Principal

Amanda Mileski and Anna Peirano

October 24, 2013

Monte Vista has recently acquired a new assistant principal for the 2013-2014 school year. With the loss of Mrs. Petish, who now works at Charlotte Wood Middle School, assistant principal Gary Peterson was hired to fill her spot. Peterson’s background includes a lot of teaching experience. After g...