The Stampede

“13 Reasons Why” you should have met Jay Asher

“13 Reasons Why” you should have met Jay Asher

Lauren Edelman, Online Editor

November 23, 2016

      Danville bookstore, Rakestraw Books, invited Jay Asher to Monte Vista and hosted the event in the Workday Student Center on November 2.  To celebrate Asher’s first publishing in six years, students attended the event thinking he would solely discuss his new book, What Light, but Asher shared a...

Have clowns affected Halloween?

Robin Hyun, Staff Writer

November 23, 2016

      Due to the hysteria with clowns, the usual excitement for Halloween seems to have dimmed down this year.       The sightings of clowns originated from a little boy from Greenville, South Carolina who reportedly saw two clowns in the woods; one of the clowns tried to lure him to an old...

A minus the plus

A minus the plus

Lauren Edelman, Online Editor

October 24, 2016

     It’s a well known fact: students love the glory of getting an A, but nothing compares to the overwhelming satisfaction of getting an A+. But, there are always those certain teachers that say a a 98% is only an A.      A rumor was spread during the beginning of the school year t...

MVR part 2?

MVR part 2?

Maddie Dailey, Op/Ed Editor

October 24, 2016

    On Friday, September 9th two fire alarms sounded across campus.  Would this be a sequel to the seven fire alarms pulled two years ago on a rainy day?     Fortunately, MVR had not risen again as the alarms both went off on their own.       According to campus administration, t...

El HoCo Loco

Claire Chu, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

    Whether or not homecoming was worth the shopping and looking presentable for the night was up to the students, but the eventful week lit up the spirit of students at Monte Vista.     This year’s overall theme was Magic in MV, with each class having a specific name. To kick off Homecoming We...

New Classes at MV Allow Students More Options For Courses

New Classes at MV Allow Students More Options For Courses

Lauren Walker, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016

Marine Biology, AP World History, and Biotech Lab and Research are just a few of the new classes being offered at MV this year. This year at Monte Vista, there are a lot of new classes being offered for students to take this year. Along with the ones previously mentioned, Men’s Ensemble, Art and An...

RIP Advisory

Krista Cleary, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016

In the 2016-2017 school year, Monte Vista will rid of the old advisory and start school wide access. For the past few years, Monte Vista has had a thirty minute period called advisory every Tuesday between brunch and third period where students and their teacher would talk of school announcements an...

SRVUSD high schools partner with DVC in CollegeConnect program

SRVUSD high schools partner with DVC in CollegeConnect program

Kevin Yang, News Editor

June 7, 2016

Starting in the 2016-2017 school year, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) will pilot a dual-enrollment program allowing a select group of juniors to take classes at both their high school and Diablo Valley College (DVC) at the same time.     This program is called CollegeConnec...

MONTE VISTA WELCOMES NEW ENGLISH CLASSES

MONTE VISTA WELCOMES NEW ENGLISH CLASSES

Punya Sidhu, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016

    Analyzing the social meaning behind songs, and potentially reading novels such as “Fight Club” in search for the meaning of manhood are just some of the out of the ordinary activities that seniors will be able to take part in during English class next year.     Starting in the fall of the 2016-20...

Dr. Ahern organizes monthly meetings to facilitate equal representation

Fatima Ali, Op/Ed Editor

February 26, 2016

Dr. Kevin Ahern has arranged a monthly student union meeting, in which he has handpicked different groups and organizations for involvement. Students will meet once a month to discuss ways to positively build our school climate. “Essentially what I’m trying to do is build a panel of students who can give us a...

Computer Science at MV receives and upgrade

Kevin Yang, News Editor

February 26, 2016

Just as computer hardware and software needs to be upgraded every few years, Monte Vista’s computer science program is scheduled for an update. Monte Vista computer science teacher Bhupinder Anwar is working with admin and other teachers in the district to implement a series of changes to Monte Vi...

Death of former Monte Vista student leaves students in shock

Death of former Monte Vista student leaves students in shock

Niru Datta, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Officers in San Luis Obispo found Cal Poly student and Monte Vista class of 2014 alumni Aaron Matthew Wolf deceased following a collision with an Amtrak train. His death has been ruled a suicide. Wolf’s death came as a shock to both his hometown community in Danville and to his fraternity and f...