The Stampede

  • January 15Men's Soccer: MV-3 Granada-0

  • January 15Women's Basketball: MV-53 Doughtery Valley-43

  • January 15Women's Soccer: MV-3 Granada-0

  • January 15Men's Basketball: MV-66 Doughtery Valley-55

  • January 11Men's Basketball- MV-67 Amador Valley-48

#Throwback: How would you improve MV?

February 18, 2015

Filed under Op/Ed

What improvements do current MV students think should be brought to our school? Ryan Motter 12 “More dodgeball weeks”   Alex Wood 10 “Return the 3 million dollars for the parking lot.” “Move the school to a location with less traffic.” “I want a restaurant right across the street.” ...

Life skills ignored?

Melody Schwartz, Senior Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

Filed under Op/Ed

An education should involve learning life skills that a person will carry with them after college in order to navigate relationships and careers and be a well-rounded, successful person. Though high school and college is excellent in teaching many valuable skills, schools don’t teach many necessary skills that are needed...

New school calendar

Danny Balough, Sports Editor

February 18, 2015

Filed under Op/Ed

The first day of school ranks among one of the most important days of the year, and recently that day has been a topic for change. Traditionally in the US school has started in the first week in September. Overtime this began to change and start dates were moved into both the end of August and mid-September. In the San...

Second semester senior

Second semester senior

February 18, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Seniors in high schools across the nation have caught one of the final stages of the extremely...

Should homework be optional?

Should homework be optional?

February 18, 2015

Almost every student hates homework.  The ‘extra practice’ sheets and assignments from books keep...

Charlie Hebdo shooting creates strong impact on our Muslim students

Charlie Hebdo shooting creates strong impact on our Muslim students

February 18, 2015

“Ever since a small portion of “Muslims” have been attacking others, it has been extremely hard...

Block schedule has its benefits

Block schedule has its benefits

February 18, 2015

Considering Monte Vista’s high rankings in areas such as safety, academics, and athletics, we should...

Should students meditate?

Should students meditate?

February 18, 2015

Here at Monte Vista the halls are constantly echoing with complaints about not enough sleep and too much...

Drivers Ed: online or in class?

Drivers Ed: online or in class?

Katrina Flores, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

Filed under Op/Ed

As many enthusiastic students at MV prepare to take driver’s ed, which is required before taking the...

Too much tech?

Samantha Teshima, Managing Editor

December 18, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed

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 screen. Face-to-face conversations are rare. Often, many people use social media to communicate even with people who are...

Got respect?

Got respect?

December 17, 2014

Students have been showing disrespect to substitute teachers for many years on end. Some may not even...

Merry nondenominational festive event season!

Merry nondenominational festive event season!

December 17, 2014

We’ve all seen it creeping up around us. The Holiday Tree. Happy Holidays. Holiday Specials on TV....

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