The Stampede

2022-2023 Staff

Edi Zhang
Editor-in-Chief

Edi Zhang

Edi Zhang is a senior and will spend his fourth year on The Stampede as the Editor-in-Chief. He is honored to lead the Stampede and hopes to inspire others to love researching and reporting. Edi swims for the Crow Canyon Sharks yea...

Maya Bhatt
Managing/News Editor

Maya Bhatt

Maya Bhatt is a junior in her second year of Journalism, and she is thrilled to contribute to The Stampede as the Managing and News Editor. She hopes to make The Stampede a publication everyone can enjoy while also helping he...

Alicia Kim
Op/Ed Editor

Alicia Kim

Alicia Kim is a junior in her third year as a journalist for the Stampede. When she is not studying, she can be found reading, walking her dogs, or practicing archery. Alicia is excited to be this year's Op/Ed editor and is eager...

Aarushi Khurana
A&E Editor

Aarushi Khurana

Aarushi Khurana is a junior at Monte Vista. For her second year on The Stampede, she will serve as the Arts and Entertainment Editor. She is very excited to continue and strengthen her writing skills, and hopes to have a posi...

Olivia Brandeis
Feature Editor

Olivia Brandeis

Olivia Brandeis is a sophomore at Monte Vista. This is her second year in journalism and she will contribute to the newspaper as the Feature Editor. Olivia looks forward to interviewing peers and using her love of literature a...

Esther Premazzi
Sports Editor

Esther Premazzi

Esther is a junior at Monte Vista and is currently in her third year on The Stampede. She is looking forward to being the Sports Editor this year. She joined The Stampede staff during the pandemic and is excited to experience ...

Devin Blish
Online Editor

Devin Blish

Devin Blish is beginning his fourth and last year in the Journalism program and is a senior at Monte Vista. Devin is the online editor for the class and wants to write more articles in the other sections of the paper. In his f...

Shreya Bhasin
Social Media Manager

Shreya Bhasin

Shreya Bhasin is a senior and starting her fourth year on The Stampede.  Shreya has been Social Media Manager for three years now and really enjoys spreading awareness about The Stampede to social media.  This year, Shreya w...

Paviter Randhawa
Social Media Manager

Paviter Randhawa

Paviter Randhawa is a senior at Monte Vista, going into her fourth and final year in journalism. This year she hopes to increase The Stampede’s presence on campus and write some interesting op-ed articles. Paviter enjoys spendi...

Siena Vu
Art and Photo Director

Siena Vu

Siena Vu is a junior at Monte Vista returning for her second year on the Stampede. She is the Art and Photo Director and is excited to continue exploring deeper in the field of Journalism. Some of Siena's favorite pastimes in...

Joshua Balagot
Staff Writer

Joshua Balagot

Joshua Balagot is a junior at Monte Vista. This will be his second year on The Stampede and will continue as a Staff Writer. This year he plans to further improve his writing skills and to have some fun writing about interesti...

Connor Huard
Staff Writer

Connor Huard

Connor Huard is a sophomore at Monte Vista and is in his second year on The Stampede. This year, he's interested in focusing on feature stories. When he’s not playing D&D or listening to Queen, he enjoys reading, writing,...

Matthew Fehr
Staff Writer

Matthew Fehr

Matthew Fehr is entering his junior year at Monte Vista and his second year on The Stampede. He enjoys writing sports stories and is looking to win a repeat 1st-place prize at the Lesher awards this year. In his free time, Matt...

Connor Clark
Staff Writer

Connor Clark

Connor Clark is starting his second year on The Stampede and is a junior at Monte Vista. Connor is a Staff Writer and is looking forward to improving his understanding of Journalism. In his free time, he likes to play video ga...

Maraki Amare
Staff Writer

Maraki Amare

Maraki Amare is a junior at Monte Vista. This will be her second year as a Staff Writer for the Stampede. She loves reading, writing, and running cross country and track for the Monte Vista’s varsity team.  This year, she ...

Sachi Anderson
Staff Writer

Sachi Anderson

Sachi Anderson is a senior at Monte Vista in her second year on The Stampede. She is very excited to be part of the class again after being on the staff two years ago. As a Staff Writer, Sachi hopes to see and understand differ...

Gracyn Ard
Staff Writer

Gracyn Ard

Gracyn Ard is a junior at Monte Vista, working as a staff writer for her first year of Journalism. She is looking forward to utilizing her knowledge of writing, and developing new skills that will improve her pieces. Gracyn...

Kira Barnert
Staff Writer

Kira Barnert

This year marks Kira’s first year on The Stampede as a Staff Writer. Kira is a senior at Monte Vista and enjoys photography, videography, painting and writing. She hopes to engage readers on topics she is passionate about by pro...

Sophia Wright
Staff Writer

Sophia Wright

Sophia Wright is a sophomore at Monte Vista beginning her first year on The Stampede. As a staff writer, she looks forward to pursuing and improving her writing skills outside the English classroom. You will most likely find Sop...

Madeline Wiener
Staff Writer

Madeline Wiener

Madeline Wiener is currently a senior at Monte Vista, entering her first year of Journalism as a Staff Writer. Madeline plans to improve her writing skills by focusing on the grammar aspect. In Madeline's free time, she enjoy...

Nick Timbers
Staff Writer

Nick Timbers

Dylan Tell
Staff Writer

Dylan Tell

Dylan Tell is a junior at Monte Vista and is excited to be a Staff Writer in his first year on The Stampede. Dylan plans to write quality stories and also hopes to learn more about media studies while doing so. In his free time...

Ava Summers
Staff Writer

Ava Summers

Ava Summers is beginning her junior year at Monte Vista. She is starting her first year on The Stampede as a staff writer who is eager to learn what the class has to offer. She is looking forward to writing feature and opinion a...

Iliana Sherry
Staff Writer

Iliana Sherry

Iliana Sherry is beginning her first year in the Journalism program and is a senior at Monte Vista. Iliana is excited to explore different kinds of writing and work with the rest of The Stampede staff. In her free time she lov...

Arushi Patra
Staff Writer

Arushi Patra

Arushi Patra is a junior in her first year on The Stampede. As a Staff Writer, she is excited to write about global and local news in the Stampede. Her favorite food is sushi, and she loves to spend time with her cat, hang out wit...

Emmett Mossler
Staff Writer

Emmett Mossler

Kendra Mitchell
Staff Writer

Kendra Mitchell

Kendra Mitchell is a freshman at Monte Vista and is excited for her first year on The Stampede. As a Staff Writer, she plans on improving her writing and reporting skills. She likes to play volleyball and hang out with her fr...

Tatum McNichols
Staff Writer

Tatum McNichols

Tatum McNichols is a senior at Monte Vista who will spend her first year on The Stampede as a Staff Writer. She plans to broaden her horizons by further improving her writing skills and techniques. In her free time, she often fi...

Julian McMahan
Staff Writer

Julian McMahan

Julian McMahan is a sophomore at Monte Vista High School. He is beginning his first year in journalism as a Staff Writer. He plans to become a better writer and interviewer. Julian likes to listen to music and watch movies i...

Tucker Kiltz
Staff Writer

Tucker Kiltz

Tucker Kiltz is a junior at Monte Vista and is excited to start his first year on The Stampede. Tucker is a Staff Writer and is looking forward to improving and strengthening his writing and reporting skills. In his free time, he...

Emma Hedican
Staff Writer

Emma Hedican

Emma Hedican is a junior at Monte Vista. She hopes to contribute to the supportive environment in her first year working on The Stampede. As a Staff Writer, she is excited to work on pieces that improve her writing skills and intr...

Micah Garcia
Staff Writer

Micah Garcia

Micah Garcia is a junior and is starting her first year in journalism. She is excited to learn about all of the hard work that goes into producing each edition of the paper, as well as getting to meet and work with the many ama...

Alexa Fo
Staff Writer

Alexa Fo

Alexa Fo is a freshman at Monte Vista, and she is beginning her first year in journalism as a staff writer. She hopes to spread accurate information throughout the campus and community and to educate others. In her free time, Alexa...

Brian Avram
Staff Writer

Brian Avram

Brian Avram is a junior at Monte Vista and is starting his first year on The Stampede as a Staff Writer. In his free time he enjoys kayaking, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. He is very excited and looking ...

Tyler Choi
Staff Writer

Tyler Choi

Tyler Choi is a junior at Monte Vista and is in his first year on The Stampede. He is excited to develop strong writing and reporting skills. Tyler plays for the Monte Vista baseball team and likes to play other sports in his fr...

Krish Shetty
Staff Writer

Krish Shetty

Krish Shetty is a junior at Monte Vista. This is Krish’s first year as a Staff Writer for The Stampede, and he is looking forward to writing thorough and exciting articles. In his free time, Krish loves to watch college footb...

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