The Stampede

Flight 222 after their gig at Monte Vista’s Al Gentile Amphitheatere. They played a variety of songs including “Lithium” by Nirvana and Coldplay’s “The Scientist”.

Local band takes flight

Raquel Montelindo, Managing Editor February 27, 2020

    The Al Gentile amphitheatre hosted a live lunch performance on Jan. 31 featuring a local band of high school students.      Flight 222 is a metal, rock and funk fusion band formed by seniors...

Australian wildfires impacts thousands worldwide

Emily Ma, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

 The Australian wildfire that started in September 2019 has destroyed thousands of acres, impacted millions worldwide, and been the topic of many natives’ and celebrities’ conservation efforts.      Multiple...

Ben Curry drowning case settled with SRVUSD

Mason Hanshaw and Seta Salkhi February 27, 2020

The parents of the deceased San Ramon Valley High School (SRVHS) student, Ben Curry, have settled their ongoing lawsuit against the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) for $8 million.      Ben...

Coronavirus outbreak leads to racial discrimination

Edi Zhang and Emily Ma February 27, 2020

 The extensive outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, or COVID-19, from Wuhan, China has caused a surge of racism towards Chinese communities. There have been countless internet rumors and posts targeted...

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...

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