The Stampede

SRVUSD to open campus wellness centers

Claire Chu, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2020

     With the escalating academic pressure in schools nationwide, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) is making efforts to address and remedy the mental health issue.      Two...

No longer far away

Edi Zhang, Staff Writer January 23, 2020

     It seemed distant, like a rare event that would never happen to us. But the plague hasn’t seen its end. School shootings and threats have become an epidemic across America.      The...

Racist incidents lead to an emphasis on Equity Squad

Racist incidents lead to an emphasis on Equity Squad

Claire Chu and Raquel Montelindo January 23, 2020

     A racist video went viral on Twitter.       Students refused to open a classroom door because a person of color touched the handle.      A teacher tasked students to translate...

The remains of a vehicle hit by missiles outside the Baghdad airport. The commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards Corps, Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, was killed. (NYT)

US-Iran Conflict affects Monte Vista students

Manahil Rizvi, Sports Editor January 23, 2020

   The increasingly volatile conflict between Iran and U.S. and increasing tensions has affected the lives and families of a few students of Iranian and American identity here at Monte Vista.    Just...

A new logo is designed to represent the new changes within Scouts. Girls were officially allowed to join Scouts BSA on February 1, 2019.

Scouts BSA goes through growing pains

Lauryn Leong, A&E Editor January 22, 2020

     It’s official. Girls are now a part of Boy Scouts, and Monte Vista now has some of its own female Scouts. This major change is welcomed by many, but implementing it has had its challenges.      The...

Yes on Open Space signs can be seen all across Danville and Blackhawk.

‘Yes on Open Space’

Chloe Van Puffelen, Staff Writer January 22, 2020

     Large green signs stating, “Yes On Open Space” in white bolded letters are being seen throughout Danville. However, what or who is this new campaign slogan for?     The owners of Magee...

Art program begins new campaign

Paviter Randhawa, Staff Writer November 13, 2019

 Two Monte Vista art students won an art competition with the theme of inclusivity and kindness and donated their winnings to MV’s visual art program. As a symbol of their gratitude, the art program...

New ACT policy could lead to increase of ACT test purchases

Emily Ma, Staff Writer November 13, 2019

    Within the last month, the American College Test (ACT) company implemented a major change in their test system. Starting in September 2020, students will be able to retake single sections of the...

New gun-control law allows school administration to report dangerous students

Angelina Izmaylova and Seta Salkhi November 13, 2019

  Assembly Bill No. 61 is a new gun control law that will allow counselors and teachers to report dangerous students starting in Sep. 2020.       Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, amended...

AP World cheating scandal highlights academic pressure

Chloe Van Puffelen and Emily Ma November 13, 2019

 Monte Vista’s academic prowess is well known throughout the surrounding areas but does the outside community know what actually goes on behind closed classroom doors?       On Friday, Oct....

Former First Lady and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (middle) speaks about The Book of Gutsy Women, a novel she wrote with her daughter, Chelsea (right), as moderator Susie Buell (left) leads the discussion. Students, parents, teachers and families attended the event at the San Ramon Valley High School gym and were empowered by the conversation.

Mother and daughter Clintons empower women with new book

Claire Chu and Raquel Montelindo November 13, 2019

   In a gym filled with diverse families, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, shared the experiences of writing their new book that not only strives to inspire women...

Poet Donte Clark speaks with Monte Vista students inside the Student Workday Center. He has been meeting with students every other Thursday where they have discussed about racial topics.

Donté Clark: A messenger of hope

Lauryn Leong, A&E Editor November 13, 2019

  As he listened to students of the Black Student Union speak, a former poet realized that they all had a similar challenge — self-discovery.      Starting this year, poet Donté Clark began...

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