The Stampede

School Board approves new instructional calendar

Aaron Sanghera, Sam O'Connell, and Lauren Wenger

December 16, 2015

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On Tuesday, December 16th, 2015, the SRVUSD board approved a new calendar for the 2016-2017 school year. "I think (the new calendar) will help to alleviate some of the stress that our kids feel," board president Greg Marvel said before delivering the news. The trade off for school ending earlier on Thursday, June 1st,...

Phone banks, phone cubbies, and the Hotel Calipeña

Phone banks, phone cubbies, and the Hotel Calipeña

Lauren Wenger, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

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It’s a well-known fact that most teachers at any school do not like it when their students are on t...

Where are our students?

Where are our students?

November 18, 2015

While Monte Vista has faced the problem of large class sizes for years, there are still classes that re...

Go H20

Jack George, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

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As the looming drought becomes worse and worse for California Monte Vista has been doing its best to conserve water. Monte Vista began drastically lowering the amount of water used at the beginning of the year. Vice Principal Pagano explains how Monte Vista has drastically reduced sprinkler usage to a point where they ar...

Dancing under the stars

Dancing under the stars

October 22, 2015

Homecoming at Monte Vista has always been held inside the gym, so what’s going to happen now that the la...

Clinton’s message to the “Danville Bubble”

Clinton’s message to the “Danville Bubble”

Punya Sidhu, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

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A line of Danvillians stretches outside Rakestraw Bookstore all the way down the street. Suburban cops ...

Addressing the dress code

Addressing the dress code

Sumin Lim, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

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A new dress code, or lack thereof, has been discussed as a new principal steps on board. Last year...

Print and pay

Print and pay

Kevin Yang, News Editor

October 22, 2015

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Free printing in the Student Center library is a luxury of the past. From this year forward, it will...

Homecoming Rally

Homecoming Rally

October 20, 2015

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Brief lockdown at SRVHS

Brief lockdown at SRVHS

Bailey Ferguson and Stampede Staff

October 13, 2015

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A 16 year old Alamo resident was detained by police on Tuesday after the students at San Ramon Valley...

UC admissions split for Class of 2015

Kevin Yang, News Editor

June 5, 2015

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The tale of University of California admissions for the Class of 2015 is a two-sided story. While the percent of applicants who were admitted has risen 2.6 percent on average across all UC schools, the UC admission story is more complicated than this lone number might suggest. The trend is split down the middle: higher tier...

Science Alliance: Mentoring young minds

Samantha Teshima and Chris Bortolon

June 5, 2015

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The Science Alliance fair held at Monte Vista this year had over 200 fifth grader participants. They were supported by over 200 high school mentors, and a handful of teachers and parent volunteers. Projects were judged by 100 high school volunteers. There were over 1300 pieces of pizza served. In order to coordinate such...

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