The Stampede

Can’t catch enough Z’s…

Alexa Andris, Staff Writer March 4, 2019

  Contrary to popular belief, getting enough sleep can be a lot harder for teenagers than people like to believe. Even though teenagers like to tell stories of being “night owls,” this often backfires...

Going phoneless for 100 hours

Going phoneless for 100 hours

Ally Hughes, Staff Writer March 4, 2019

    People are always talking about the negative effects of constantly being on cell phones, particularly with teens. But is what they say true?     According to Pew Research Center’s dataset...

The dating game

Jacklyn Taylor, Staff Writer March 4, 2019

    Feb. 14 is where lovers find their zing, or in other words, really where they find their other half. Valentine’s day is what we call it, and some might argue it is not all lovey-dovey.     Valentine’s...

80s trends such as scrunchies, mom jeans and denim jackets are extremely popular within teen girls. This photo was taken for Brandy Melville, a popular store that caters to many teens who enjoy wearing those trends.

Back to the 80’s

Adya Agarwal, Staff Writer March 4, 2019

    Back to the Future, The Breakfast Club, the song Don’t Stop Believing—80’s trends seem to be taking over the nation without any sign of stopping.     The 80’s were considered an...

‘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...

Just one example of one of the current participation trophies available to buy.

Everybody (does not) win

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor January 16, 2019

We are told that “everybody is a winner” left and right, and that “there are no winners or losers.” We even give certificates and trophies to show it, but it is time to stop. Since I first...

Gender Neutral bathroom dilemma

Gender Neutral bathroom dilemma

Natalie Howard, Staff Writer January 15, 2019

Have you seen the new gender neutral bathroom near the 400 building? Have you used it at all? Well, there might be more on the way. The gender neutral bathroom was implemented over the summer,...

The fakeness epidemic

The “fakeness epidemic”

Sahej Sidhu and Jack Heenan January 15, 2019

As one walks through the campus of Monte Vista, from an outside perspective, MV may seem like a typical American high school (with a glass building in the center). However, behind this innocent...

LaCroix faces a lawsuit over the ingredients in their beverages. The company has been in business since 1981.

Poison or paradise?

Conrad Bezuidenhout, Staff Writer November 15, 2018

On Oct. 1, 2018, Beaumont Costale, a Chicago law firm, filed a class action lawsuit against the parent company of La Croix sparkling water, National Beverage Corporation, on behalf of Lenora Rice. Shocking...

Jodie Whittaker poses as the 13th doctor in the show Doctor Who. Whittaker is the first female to play the lead role of the time lord in 55 years.

Dr. Who?

Marie Shvakel, Staff Writer November 15, 2018

Historically, the well known TV show, Doctor Who, has strictly casted a male to play the lead role. However, after 55 years, they have finally chosen a female as the lead role of the doctor. ...

The police patrol Monte Vistas campus in order to provide supervision in specific areas of Danville. Some students have had undesirable encounters with the officers.

Chief Enforces Morals, Cops Hand out Tickets

Seta Salkhi and Mason Hanshaw November 13, 2018

    Danville is the safest city in California, but has anyone ever thought, “What goes on behind the scenes?”     Many consider Danville to be home of the rich, privileged and ungrateful....

Many profiles similar to this one are present all over the app. The profiles on the app were anonymous.  If messaged, users would not have any clue of who they had talked to.

To Spot a Predator

Natalie Howard & Nick Whiteaker, Staff Writer & Online Editor November 13, 2018

High school is tough. Especially when it comes to relationships. Self-consciousness, feelings of inferiority, and stress often plague these normal day to day relations. Many teenagers looking for platonic...

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