The Stampede

AP World cheating scandal highlights academic pressure

Chloe Van Puffelen and Emily Ma November 13, 2019

 Monte Vista’s academic prowess is well known throughout the surrounding areas but does the outside community know what actually goes on behind closed classroom doors?       On Friday, Oct....

Former First Lady and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (middle) speaks about The Book of Gutsy Women, a novel she wrote with her daughter, Chelsea (right), as moderator Susie Buell (left) leads the discussion. Students, parents, teachers and families attended the event at the San Ramon Valley High School gym and were empowered by the conversation.

Mother and daughter Clintons empower women with new book

Claire Chu and Raquel Montelindo November 13, 2019

   In a gym filled with diverse families, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, shared the experiences of writing their new book that not only strives to inspire women...

Poet Donte Clark speaks with Monte Vista students inside the Student Workday Center. He has been meeting with students every other Thursday where they have discussed about racial topics.

Donté Clark: A messenger of hope

Lauryn Leong, A&E Editor November 13, 2019

  As he listened to students of the Black Student Union speak, a former poet realized that they all had a similar challenge — self-discovery.      Starting this year, poet Donté Clark began...

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...

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