The Stampede

Monte Vista Class of 2024 are in the bleachers at a Monte
Vista High School rally. They were experiencing their first
homecoming rally and this is only their second rally since
they’ve been at Monte Vista due to the pandemic temporarily shutting down in-person schools.

The state of school events during a pandemic

Joshua Balagot and Connor Clark October 20, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and students return to in-person learning, schools have taken precautionary measures in order to protect students and their families from the spread of the novel coronavirus...

Sophomore Luana Veras is using her Chromebook to
access Schoology. She was checking her upcoming assignments in the Workday Student Center before school

Schoology adds to the stress of returning to school

Maya Bhatt, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

There was no doubt that returning back to in-person school after one and a half years of being online was going to be tough. For many, Schoology has been amongst one of the hardest changes to get used...

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Racist incidents strike Monte Vista again

Paviter Randhawa, Staff Writer October 17, 2021

On Sept. 30 2021, Dr. Kevin Ahern, the principal of Monte Vista, sent out an email regarding a racist incident that had occurred the night before. This seems to be an email that Monte Vista students, parents,...

As classes are returning in-person, California will begin mandating vaccinations for all K-12 students as soon as the vaccine is approved .

California to become first state requiring vaccinations for students

Edi Zhang October 1, 2021

On Friday morning, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced at Denman Middle School that students from elementary to high school will be required to be vaccinated as soon as the federal government approves...

The Inspiration4 crew ready for launch. From left to right: Chris Sembroski, Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman, and Hayley Arceneaux

SpaceX launches first ever all-civilian spacecraft

Edi Zhang September 16, 2021

Last night, SpaceX launched its Inspiration4 mission successfully sending the first ever all-civilian aircraft to space. The launch of the Falcon 9 spacecraft took place in the Kennedy Space Center in...

Gavin Newsom

Newsom triumphs over recall attempt

Edi Zhang and Lawrence Feng September 15, 2021

Last Tuesday, an overwhelming majority of California voters chose to keep Governor Gavin Newsom in office. This comes after 46 candidates attempted to take California's gubernatorial office in an election...

SRVUSD AP Test Schedule for 2021

SRVUSD plans for 2021 AP exams

Angelina Izmaylova April 15, 2021

With a couple remaining months of the school year left, some students have begun preparing to take the Advanced Placement (AP) tests held from the weeks of May 3 up to June 11. However, due to COVID-19,...

SAT Subject Tests are now cancelled. Students across the US who planned to take these supplementary standardized exams will no longer be able to take the test. This change is among other changes to the college admissions process during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SAT subject tests permanently cancelled

Lawrence Feng April 15, 2021

SAT subject tests, also known as SAT IIs, were permanently canceled by the College Board on Jan. 19. Students who signed up for examinations held through the end of this academic school year will no longer...

Attendees converse at a rally in Oakland on Feb. 13. The rally was
held to promote healing and show support for victims of recent attacks
against Asian-Americans.

Asian-American assaults surge again a year into COVID-19

Zoe Qian March 29, 2021

  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, animosity towards the Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community continues to worsen. In recent months, crimes against the AAPI community have increased by...

Confirmed cases and their estimated date of infection in the six regions expected to have the most new confirmed cases

Countries globally enact travel restrictions

Elisabeth Delpouys, Feature Editor March 15, 2021

2021 began with global COVID-19 cases increasing rapidly in response to holiday travel around the world.  In response to multiple international and religious holidays, many people during December of...

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is currently using this schedule for its High Schools. Students have adapted to the new time and class changes that the Second Semester had to offer. Many classes had been moved around because of the Hybrid Schedule and its needs.

Second semester brings new schedule changes for SRVUSD

Madelaine Scurtu February 24, 2021

Second semester brings new schedule changes for SRVUSD Though the plan for hybrid learning has been delayed, the second semester of the 2020-2021 SRVUSD school year has been greatly impacted by the...

Biden supporters surround the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20 after riots broke out there 2 weeks prior. The supporters raised signs in support of the new administration, hoping for a better, more united future.

A Divided Nation: From the Capitol riot to the Biden Administration

Zoe Qian and Lawrence Feng February 13, 2021

On Jan. 6, political tensions erupted when Donald Trump’s supporters broke into the U.S. Capitol building as Congress was certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election.  Following this...

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