The Stampede

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...

‘4×4’ pushed back

Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor February 28, 2019

The 4x4 schedule has been a controversial topic since it was first brought up at the end of 2018. On Jan. 31, Dr. Kevin Ahern, Monte Vista’s principal, posted an announcement concerning the schedule...

Kim and the MV mascot, Musty the Mustang, hyping up a crowd during a football game.

MV rally chair has taken a seat

Cameron Ziegenfus and Nicholas Whiteaker January 15, 2019

Matt Kim no longer sits in the rally chair and Monte Vista High School is rally chair-less. The responsibilities of the rally chair—rallies, spirit at games, and more—have been assumed by Joe...

MV freshmen walking around in S.F. handing out bags to the homeless.

Socks in San Francisco

Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor January 15, 2019

This December, the MV freshmen leadership class made a difference in homeless people’s lives by collecting an item that is often forgotten but vital to the homeless: socks. The idea of creating...

Referrals on the rise

Referrals on the rise

Ava Hunt, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

Will you be the next victim of receiving a referral? In the spring of 2018, clutter in the locker room prompted new rules to be put in place. Students seemed to rarely lock away their bags. Because...

Journey of a special needs student: Part 1

Journey of a special needs student: Part 1

Claire Chu, Managing Editor November 13, 2018

As students begin high school, new accommodations are available to individuals with disabilities. The most common are the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and 504 Plan, and there are many details...

The first rule of fight club: Dont talk about fight club

The first rule of fight club: Don’t talk about fight club

Jack Heenan, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

“Run!” Underground fighting and boxing groups have been spontaneously emerging week after week in the streets of San Ramon and Danville. Rendezvous points are posted online and students...

Over 15 veterans standing in front of the Monte Vista crowd. Many of the veterans have some association with Monte Vista.

MV Honors Our Nation’s Heroes

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor October 12, 2018

The red, white, and blue were in full-swing as MV football honored our nation’s finest.     Over 15 veterans were in attendance and were honored at the Sept. 21 Monte Vista varsity football game...

Tragedy leads to new policies

Tragedy leads to new policies

Ava Hunt and Seta Salkhi October 12, 2018

    Student-athletes were not only emotionally challenged by this spring’s tragedy, but are now physically constrained as a result of the aquatic sports’ inconvenient practice schedule.     Last...

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