The Stampede

2019-2020 Staff

Nick Whiteaker

Nick Whiteaker is this year’s opinion editor for The Stampede and is a junior at Monte Vista. This will be his third year with The Stampede, and he hopes to make this year even better than the last by spilling more tea than eve...

Marie Shvakel

Marie Shvakel is a sophomore at Monte Vista. She enjoys dancing and has been doing it for the past 11 years. She is most experienced in classical ballet. Marie also has a newfound interest in computer science. She has created three apps t...

Edward Cheng

Edward Cheng is a sophomore at Monte Vista faced with many hard courses, this is his first year taking journalism, he self-learns piano as a hobby worth mentioning, currently trying to change his habit of procrastination so he...

Chloe Van Puffelen

Chloe Van Puffelen is a sophomore at Monte Vista and in her first year with The Stampede. She is excited to be a part of something that contributes to the school.

Paviter Randhawa

Paviter Randhawa is a freshman at Monte Vista High School. When she is not doing school work she loves to hang out with her friends and spend time with her family. She loves all animals and especially loves spending time with he...

Edi Zhang

Edi Zhang is very excited to be part of The Stampede team this year as a freshman. He enjoys swimming, music, and robotics. He also enjoys writing and mathematics.

Shreya Bhasin

Shreya Bhasin is a freshman at Monte Vista High School.  In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends and family.  This is her first year in journalism and she is excited to write many articles and stories for The...

Angelina Izmaylova

Angelina Izmaylova is a sophomore who is very excited to write for The Stampede. She enjoys playing tennis for the Monte Vista Varsity team and dedicating her time volunteering at the Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation. Even thoug...

Seta Salkhi

Seta Salkhi is a junior approaching her second year with the journalism program. Writing and English are her favorite in-school subjects, with history at a close second. Not only does reading the works of popular authors provide...

Mason Hanshaw

Mason Hanshaw is a junior and has been apart of The Stampede since his sophomore year. Mason enjoys playing baseball, and has played for MVHS for the past two years, but also writes and practices music in his spare time. He is...

Anjana Dasam

Anjana Dasam is a sophomore at Monte Vista High School and is excited to start her second year with The Stampede. Anjana is excited to yet again publish fascinating stories to share with her school. Apart from writing, Anjana love...

Lauryn Leong

Lauryn Leong is a senior and a second-year journalist for The Stampede. She is the A&E editor for the 2019-2020 year. Lauryn is a huge fan of Disney and loves going on Disney trips with her family. She enjoys writing fictio...

Devin Blish

Devin Blish is in his first year of journalism and in his first year at Monte Vista. He loves to play baseball, as well as hanging out with his friends and family. Devin is a determined, hardworking, and loves to win. Devin is...

Emily Ma

Emily Ma is a current sophomore at Monte Vista. This year is her first year working with The Stampede and she’s very excited to be joining. During her free time, Emily likes to bake and hang out with friends. She was born in ...

Macie Calvert

Macie Calvert is a sophomore at Monte Vista and is eager to contribute to The Stampede. She enjoys writing in her free time, along with reading and eating mac n cheese. Macie will gladly talk to you about books, Sherlock episodes,...

Brooklyn Weber

Brooklyn Weber is an enthusiastic sophomore who is also a new student at Monte Vista. He recently moved from Canada. Although this is his first year in journalism he is excited to get out there and start writing articles for The...

Elisabeth Delpouys

Elisabeth Delpouys is 15, a sophomore at Monte Vista. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, Netflix, and riding horses. She and her never-ending surplus of sarcasm are eager to tackle the new school year, knowing she has the const...

Cameron Roth

Cameron Roth is a senior at Monte Vista and is so excited to be part of the journalism team. This will be his first year writing for the newspaper and he hopes to bring something new to The Stampede. Cameron loves to act, being...

Gabby Ceccarelli

Gabby Ceccarelli is a senior at Monte Vista High School and is excited to be a member of The Stampede. In her spare time, Gabby enjoys binge-watching old television reruns like The Office and Friends. She also enjoys playing soccer,...

Alexa Andris

Alexa Andris is currently a senior at Monte Vista High School. She enjoys hanging out with her friends, writing, traveling, and watching sports. She moved from San Diego before sophomore year and especially enjoys Monte Vista’s...

Manahil Rizvi

Manahil Rizvi is a senior at Monte Vista. This is her third year as a staff member of The Stampede and has been the sports editor for the past two years. Her favorite pastimes are playing and watching ice hockey. When Manahil...

Raquel Montelindo

Raquel Montelindo is the Managing Editor for The Stampede. She is a senior this year and is excited to live out her best life in her last year of high school. She enjoys baking and reading. She is also a member of Monte Vista’s...

Claire Chu

Claire Chu is a senior in her fourth year of journalism as editor-in-chief for The Stampede. Although it is her final year, she will take the skills from her experience wherever she goes to post-high school. When she has free t...

Anthony Santa Maria

Anthony Santa Maria is a senior at Monte Vista. This will be his third year writing for the paper and his second as the news and website editor for The Stampede. Anthony loves sports, especially basketball, football, and golf...

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