The Stampede

Cal High Wrestling Coach Arrested for Alleged Relationship with Student

Kevin Yang, News Editor October 22, 2014

  A Cal High wrestling coach is facing charges of child molestation due to allegedly having a relationship with minors. California High School wrestling coach Kevin Lopez, age 27, was arrested on...

Ebola spreading like a wildfire

Grace Wensley, Staff Writer October 22, 2014

A recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa has killed over two thousand people since last winter. March of this year was when the Ebola outbreak was first identified in Guinea. Since then it...

iPhone 6 hits the market

Hanrin Cho, Staff Writer October 22, 2014

Whether it’s online or at the Monte Vista campus, Apple fanatics are currently raving about one thing and one thing only: the iPhone 6. With its recent release on the market just a few weeks ago,...

Napa residents continue to restore the “Wine Country” after the quake

Napa residents continue to restore the “Wine Country” after the quake

Katrina Flores, Staff Writer October 22, 2014

The trembling of the Napa earthquake only lasted a few seconds, but its aftermath has affected many people, homes, and buildings through the present-day. After the powerful 6.0 magnitude earthquake...

New Student Center café

New Student Center café

Amanda Mileski, Staff Writer May 14, 2014

Monte Vista first opened up the new Workday Student Center in the fall of 2013. The building, generously donated by the Duffields, gives MV students wonderful new opportunities with the new technology...

The sprinklers by the Student Center are found watering the lawn on a rainy day. Although the district controls the water usage at Monte Vista, students can still take action to conserve water during the statewide drought.

Water usage at MV?

Laura Kenny, Editor in Chief May 14, 2014

Despite last week’s rainfall, the Bay Area is officially in what is considered to be an “exceptional drought” -the worst of the four drought categories. This year’s rainfall totals fall between...

California High School seniors, from left, Garen Kissoyan, 17, Kirill Yantikov, 17, and Peter Kravariotis, 17, talk while standing in front of the house where on Monday they saved a 94-year-old woman from a fire in San Ramon, Calif., on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The three were ditching class on Monday when they drove past the burning house and gained entrance saving an elderly woman and her 18-year old deaf and partly blind  Jack Russell terrier. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

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Cal High School Fire

Maya Sasson, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

On Monday March 17, three Cal High students along with a 76-year-old man saved an elderly woman and her adult daughter after their house caught on fire. The three students, Peter Kravariotis (17), Kirill...

Truancy is growing to be a big problem in California. Statistics provided by the California Department of Education show that 29.6% of elementary students in California were truant in the 2012-2013 school year.

Students or Truants?

Nick Livson, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

Students all over the country, even in California are committing crimes without even knowing it. By being absent from school without a valid excuse is classified as truancy which is illegal. The creation...

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Changes in SAT

Roya Dowlati, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

Many think that the college admission exams (SAT or ACT) do not focus enough on important academic skills. On Wednesday, the College Board announced a fundamental rethinking of the SAT; ending the penalty...

Remembering Anthony Grosso

Remembering Anthony Grosso

Fatima Ali, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

Anthony Romano Grosso, known as Tony by his friends and family, recently passed away on March 6th. He was a long time Danville resident, and one month away from graduating high school from Fusion Academy. He...

This year MV participated in the SRVEF Read-a-Thon. MV students raised $8,522 for the English department.

Read-a-thon recap

Samantha Teshima, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

The SRVEF Read-a-Thon has just concluded its fifth year! Throughout the month of February, students at MV and all other participating schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District read for a...

Jacqueline Rush, Monte Vista class of 2009, passed away on March 30, 2014 at the age of 23.

Jacqueline Rush: Obituary

Ben Ng, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

Jacqueline Rush, Monte Vista class of 2009, passed away on March 30, 2014 at the age of 23. “She was one of the most motivated people I ever met,” long term substitute and fellow 2009 grad, Paige...

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