The Stampede

Second semester senior

Second semester senior

Zaran Baha, Senior Staff Writer February 18, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Seniors in high schools across the nation have caught one of the final stages of the extremely contagious illness known as senioritis: the second semester senior. Monte Vista is home...

Should homework be optional?

Should homework be optional?

Alyssa Sodell , Staff Writer February 18, 2015

Almost every student hates homework.  The ‘extra practice’ sheets and assignments from books keep us up well past midnight.  Homework is time consuming, stressful, and often feels similar to busy...

Charlie Hebdo shooting creates strong impact on our Muslim students

Charlie Hebdo shooting creates strong impact on our Muslim students

Fatima Ali, CC Spin Editor February 18, 2015

“Ever since a small portion of “Muslims” have been attacking others, it has been extremely hard to live life as a Muslim, especially as a Muslim teenager,” Shyaan Khan, president of the Muslim...

Mrs. Judy Uriarte, French teacher, helps Maddie Petrush, junior, with an assignment. Uriarte is an avid supporter of block scheduling.

Block schedule has its benefits

Christian Berger , Staff Writer February 18, 2015

Considering Monte Vista’s high rankings in areas such as safety, academics, and athletics, we should definitely offer more flexible scheduling options for students. This can be done by giving students...

Should students meditate?

Should students meditate?

Maddie Dailey, Staff Writer February 18, 2015

Here at Monte Vista the halls are constantly echoing with complaints about not enough sleep and too much stress. Could meditation solve our problems? It is typical for teens in our generation to have...

Drivers Ed: online or in class?

Drivers Ed: online or in class?

Katrina Flores , Staff Writer February 18, 2015

As many enthusiastic students at MV prepare to take driver’s ed, which is required before taking the permit test, they must decide whether to take the classes online or in the classroom. Driver’s...

Distorted Perspectives

Gina Matteo, Editor-in-Chief December 19, 2014

Our world today is filled with miracles, beauty like no other, and people reaching success in society simply with determination. Technology allows people to connect from all corners of the planet. No...

Too much tech?

Samantha Teshima , Managing Editor December 19, 2014

Cell phones are the most prominent tools used today for communication, though they are not necessarily used for having conversations. Many students wait in their cars before school, eyes glued to a lit...

Got respect?

Got respect?

Fatima Ali , CC Spin Editor December 17, 2014

Students have been showing disrespect to substitute teachers for many years on end. Some may not even realize how their actions quickly turn into ignorance. We’ve all witnessed the students that make...

Merry nondenominational festive event season!

Merry nondenominational festive event season!

Bailey Ferguson , Staff Writer December 17, 2014

We’ve all seen it creeping up around us. The Holiday Tree. Happy Holidays. Holiday Specials on TV. Holiday Inn. I don’t know about you all, but I have just about had it with the “H” word. Now,...

The truth about the greek system

Gabby Garcy, Staff Writer December 17, 2014

  Sexual Assault is a big concern today on the Nation's college campuses. Many college campuses geared up in the past weeks to address this issue. The statistics from Time Magazine state that 1...

Bag charges: coming to a store near you

Bag charges: coming to a store near you

Christian Berger , Staff Writer December 17, 2014

In the midst of the holidays, Americans everywhere are frantically dodging crowds to keep up with the shopping rush of the season. Of course, nobody wants to shop with their hands full. The solution since...

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