The Stampede

BTS is officially announcing their military service commitment. Their military leave was nearing its termination.

Singers to soldiers

Emmett Mossler December 12, 2022

    Members of  popular K-pop band, BTS, will be on temporary break from making group music while they embark on 18 months of mandatory military service.  They are exiting the stage and entering...

Ukrainian firefighters working to put out fires in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. The damage occurred after Russia sent a wave of suicide drones, employed with explosives, that destroyed many homes.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: an update

Maya Bhatt and Alicia Kim December 12, 2022

On Feb. 24, 2022, President Vladimir Putin of Russia, launched his first strike against Ukraine when he commanded Russian army troops to attack Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, in an attempt to overthrow Volodymyr...

With the current high inflation rate of 8.2%, many are wondering what is causing this extraordinarily high inflation rate, and what is going to come from it.

The rise in inflation

Brian Avram December 12, 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, many problems challenge the world. War, natural disasters, pandemic recovery efforts, and unemployment are just a few issues that every country has to deal with. Out of all these...

Alex Jones is pictured walking out of a courtroom in Austin, Texas. Jones had to pay a sum of 965 million dollars to the plaintiffs of his defamation case involving the Sandy Hook shooting.

Conspiracies gone too far

Krish Shetty December 12, 2022

On December 14, 2012, 26 children and staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School lost their lives at the hand of a school shooter. While the rest of the country mourned the loss of these lives, conspiracy...

Monte Vista is a No Place For Hate campus. However, three different instances of anti-semitic graffiti have occurred on campus the past two weeks.

String of anti-semitic graffiti found on campus

Paviter Randhawa October 27, 2022

On October 25th, 2022, anti-semitic graffiti was found in the the gym for the third time in a little over a week. These incidents were immediately brought to the administration and Principal Dr. Kevin...

Queen Elizabeth is posing for a portrait. This is to celebrate the accession of attaining a Platinum Jubilee. The Platinum Jubilee highlights the milestone of 70 years reigning as the monarch Queen Elizabeth received in 2022.

Queen Elizabeth: the longest reigning monarch

Joshua Balagot and Dylan Tell October 20, 2022

     Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Sep. 8 2022. She was the monarch of Britain from 1952-2022 and was the longest reigning monarch in the history of the British Royal family. Though hold no real...

Drummond and her neighbor’s home after the fire. The fire started between 12:30 am and 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 9th.

Monte Vista Community Rallies to Help Former Teacher

Maya Bhatt, Aarushi Khurana, and Olivia Brandeis October 18, 2022

The week of September 5th was one for the record books. According to the National Weather Service, that week’s scorching heat wave was the most severe in California’s history. With temperatures in...

Brittney Griner is being detained at a Russian penal colony. She was found guilty for the possession of drugs when she passed through the Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow on Feb. 17 2022.

Brittney Griner: From Bright Lights to Long Nights

Joshua Balagot, Tyler Choi October 18, 2022

Professional WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association) star Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in a Russian penal colony on August 4, 2022.       Griner is an American professional...

Problems from the pandemic lead teachers to retiring much earlier than they originally anticipated. In California alone, 62% of teachers said they were planning to retire earlier than they originally anticipated.

The Educator Exodus

Connor Huard October 18, 2022

Over the past three years, teacher retirement and resignation rates have rapidly increased. The 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school years saw a huge increase in the number of school staff members retiring compared...

California Senator Anothony Portantino speaking at Burbank Unified school board meeting. At this meeting his Senate Bill 328 was signed into law.

New Year, New Start

Gracyn Ard October 18, 2022

 In 2022 California legislators passed a new law requiring public high schools to begin classes at 8:30 a.m. or later. The law, Senate Bill 328, was passed with the intent of improving students' sleep,...

FINA President Husain Al-Musallam addresses the FINA Extraordinary General Congress regarding the ban on transgender athletes competing in womens events.

FINA bans transgender athletes from competing in women’s events

Edi Zhang, Feature Editor June 20, 2022

Behind the electrifying races in the ongoing 2022 FINA World Championships, a decision has been made regarding eligibility of transgender athletes competing in women's sports. This decision has been highly...

Students are working on homework from other classes while being in Child Development. Only six people, including the three teachers in the class, were wearing their masks.

Mask mandates no longer in effect

Nia Coleman April 13, 2022

  Now that the mask mandate has been lifted for schools in the San Ramon Valley School District, students have the choice to continue to wear their masks or take them off.       On March 14,...

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