The Stampede

5th annual GSA forum hosted at Monte Vista

5th annual GSA forum hosted at Monte Vista

Kevin Yang, News Editor

February 25, 2016

The 5th Annual Gay Straight Alliance Forum was held on February 24 in Monte Vista’s Workday Student Center. Members of GSA clubs from each of the four high schools and several middle schools in the SRVUSD attended with the broad goals of increasing LGBTQ awareness in the SRVUSD and increasing the s...

SRVUSD: Most law enforcement referrals in the Bay

SRVUSD: Most law enforcement referrals in the Bay

Ben Morales, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is one of the most prestigious districts in California, ranking highly in value of education, quality of teachers, and student arrests. During the 2013-2014 school year, SRVUSD reported their students to the police 291 times, the most out of any Bay Area s...

Stuck in the EBMUD

Punya Sidhu, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

On October 16th, East Bay Municipal Utility District released a list of the top water wasters who use their services. The list consisted of water users who used over 1000 gallons of water each day, although many were guilty of using much more than that. The list, available to the public, contains each ho...

School Board approves new instructional calendar

Aaron Sanghera, Sam O'Connell, and Lauren Wenger

December 16, 2015

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...

Phone banks, phone cubbies, and the Hotel Calipeña

Phone banks, phone cubbies, and the Hotel Calipeña

Lauren Wenger, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

It’s a well-known fact that most teachers at any school do not like it when their students are on their phones during class. This led to many teachers here at Monte Vista getting creative and developing their own ways to create a phone-free learning environment. One good example is Mrs. Perruso. Mrs. Perru...

Where are our students?

Where are our students?

Sumin Lim, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

While Monte Vista has faced the problem of large class sizes for years, there are still classes that remain under-enrolled this year. Small class size can be a blessing or curse depending on the nature of the class. These classes are under-enrolled for several reasons including lack of popularity or...

Go H20

Jack George, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

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 usag...

Dancing under the stars

Dancing under the stars

Lauren Wenger, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

Homecoming at Monte Vista has always been held inside the gym, so what’s going to happen now that the large gym is under construction? This was the question running through most MV students’ minds as October 17th quickly approached. Many had heard about leadership's’ plans for the dance being held ou...

Clinton’s message to the “Danville Bubble”

Clinton’s message to the “Danville Bubble”

Punya Sidhu, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

A line of Danvillians stretches outside Rakestraw Bookstore all the way down the street. Suburban cops roam the parking lot, and the crowd grows restless with anticipation. Standing inside the bookstore are press: reporters from numerous magazines and publishers. People speculate about how she will ge...

Addressing the dress code

Addressing the dress code

Sumin Lim, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

A new dress code, or lack thereof, has been discussed as a new principal steps on board. Last year’s dress code was fairly modest: two finger width straps, no low V-neck shirts, and longer than fingertip length skirts and shorts. However, this year the old dress code has been only loosely enforced. ...

Print and pay

Print and pay

Kevin Yang, News Editor

October 22, 2015

Free printing in the Student Center library is a luxury of the past. From this year forward, it will cost students money to use the library printers. For two years since the opening of the Workday Student Center, students have been able to print from the second-floor library for free. This year, ...

Homecoming Rally

Homecoming Rally

Aaron Sanghera

October 20, 2015

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