The Stampede

Art in the new Student Center

Malhotra's Taj Mahal sketch hung on the glass wall.

Anna Peirano, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

Since the opening of the Workday Student Center, talented artists have had the opportunity to display their art throughout the building. The entryway to the library is filled with student masterpieces. Sketches and ink drawings have been placed up and down the glass walls for students to admire, along with sculptu...

Mountain biking picking up speed

Photo provided by Adam Labarthe

Georgia Buxton, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

    Biking is typically considered a pastime for young children, but over the past four years it has been redefined by the mountain biking students at Monte Vista.     Formerly known as the Monte Vista Mountain Biking Club, the Monte Vista Mountain Biking Team has been slowly developing over t...

New Workday Center

The new Workday student center features a new library

Chris Bortolon, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

    The new, state-of-the-art Workday Student Center at Monte Vista is undergoing final preparations for its scheduled opening Oct. 29.     The student center, chiefly funded by Workday and co-founder Dave Duffield, costs $19 million and features highly advanced technology and modern archite...

Bigger isn’t always better

Bigger isn't always better

Chris Bortolon, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

As the state and district continue to face budget battles and new enrollments, the number of students per teacher have been steadily increasing, causing dysfunction for both instructors and teens.     The SRVUSD as a whole has seen an increase of over 15% enrollment from 2008-2013 with a 5% jump...

Former ‘Stangs drafted by MLB

Jack Ritterbush, Sports Editor

October 30, 2013

In the 2013 MLB draft, former Monte Vista mustang Joey Wagman was selected in the seventeenth round by the Chicago White Sox. Wagman started his road to glory while playing ball here at Monte Vista. He was a part of the 2009 class that went on to put 3 players in the draft. He didn’t pitch as many inn...

Monte Vista welcomes new Assistant Principal

Monte Vista welcomes new Assistant Principal

Amanda Mileski and Anna Peirano

October 24, 2013

Monte Vista has recently acquired a new assistant principal for the 2013-2014 school year. With the loss of Mrs. Petish, who now works at Charlotte Wood Middle School, assistant principal Gary Peterson was hired to fill her spot. Peterson’s background includes a lot of teaching experience. After g...

Girls cross country races to the top

The girls varsity after their race at the Nike invitational. The girls ran three miles in the mud and pouring ran.

Lauren Lambertson, Staff Writer

October 14, 2012

    Girls cross country is currently ranked fifteenth in the state of California as well as second in the North Coast sectionals.     Girls cross country hasn’t been ranked this high in the last ten or more years. In order for the girls to have qualified for state they first needed to rank i...

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