The Stampede

Nate Biggs gives the parents of Monte Vista information on vaping.

Vape night brings awareness to MV parents

Anthony Santa Maria and Cameron Roth November 13, 2019

Dozens of parents attended Monte Vista’s vaping information night, “Seeing through the Vapor,” on Oct. 30 to learn about the epidemic of e-cigarettes.      Lead, an advocacy organization...

The California State Board of Education changed the standards for chemistry for the 2019-20 school year.

California changes chemistry curriculum

Raquel Montelindo, Managing Editor October 10, 2019

 The curriculum change was set into motion on Sept. 4, 2013, when the State Board of Education (SBE) changed the standards to those of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). This curriculum change...

Anonymous tipline creates more inclusive environment

Alexa Andris, Art & Graphic Manager October 10, 2019

     To show that safety is a top priority, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District has opened its newest anonymous tip line. Created to report threats or potentially dangerous circumstances,...

Danville may be home a new skatepark

Danville may be home a new skatepark

Edi Zhang, Staff Writer October 10, 2019

    In only two years, a skatepark has become the top request for parks and recreation in Danville, as there are skateparks currently located in San Ramon, Walnut Creek, and Dublin.      The...

The Workday Café is completely closed for lunch. The waiting line that should be full of hungry students was empty.

Understaffing closes Workday Cafe

Elisabeth Delpouys, Staff Writer October 10, 2019

     The Workday Student Center (WSC) Cafe has been closed during lunch since the beginning of this school year. As a result, students are eating less from lack of food access and the main cafeteria...

Vaping is one of the hottest topics in the United States. The act has hospitalized and led to death many in multiple states.

Vape deaths mark potential end for product

Anthony Santa Maria and Cameron Roth October 10, 2019

    After multiple teen deaths in the past few months, America’s vaping epidemic has boiled over into a national crisis.          Vaping is in no way new to high schools across America,...

Monte Vista students for a line to board the County Connection. Many students ran to the stop as soon as school got out.

Overcrowded Monte Vista buses prompt student complaints

Macie Calvert, Staff Writer October 8, 2019

Monte Vista’s buses are the main way of getting to and from school, yet over time, students have noticed some issues with these buses and the way they are run.       Each afternoon as the clock...

The contestants of the 2015 Mr. Mustang contest. Scott Wunsch was the winner.

New event takes place of beloved Mr. Mustang

Claire Chu, Managing Editor March 4, 2019

The 12-year streak of Monte Vista’s Mr. Mustang tradition ended last year. The student body pushed for the return of the annual competition, but a new event will inaugurate in March. Typically hosted...

Are 2,500 too many students, MV counselors?

Are 2,500 too many students, MV counselors?

Nicholas Whiteaker and Cameron Ziegenfus February 28, 2019

Once my counselor called me in during class and I waited 15 minutes while she talked to someone else,” junior Tyler Wolfe said. “I ended up missing the entire lesson.” Complaints like this are often...

Los Angles teachers on strike in January of 2019.

California teacher strikes spreading

Ally Hughes, Staff Writer February 28, 2019

Rising backlash seen by Los Angeles Unified School District [LAUSD] arose nationwide and similar concerns are emerging at Monte Vista. Not only has the act of civil disobedience affected teachers,...

Intro to Business means business at MV

Intro to Business means business at MV

Sumin Lim, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2019

Monte Vista has introduced an Intro to Business DVC class on campus. The class, taught by Lo Ann Winkler, takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-5 after school, currently in the 800...

The Inside Look: The PG&E Story

The Inside Look: The PG&E Story

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor February 28, 2019

You’ve seen their bright-blue trucks everywhere and their overuse of drones in their commercials talking about how they’re apart of different California communities, but PG&E is now reeling to stay...

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