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The shortfall of digital AP exams
The shortfall of digital AP exams
By Kiefer Tierling, Guest Writer | April 9, 2021

I saw in my inbox something I had been waiting weeks for: AP Testing Schedule 2021. As I opened the email, I was immediately drawn to the table where I searched for my AP courses – U.S. History “Digital Remote,” English Language “Digital Remote,” Calc AB/BC “Digital Remote,” Physics 1 “Digital...

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A teacher's perspective: Rebuilding normalcy with a growth mindset (Op-Ed)
By Tiffany Karow | March 22, 2021

The looming hybrid phase of our distance learning journey has left me feeling compelled to respond to the sentiments I have seen expressed throughout the year during Board meetings, in The Talon’s articles...

Student environmentalist groups throughout the Bay Area haven
Student environmentalists stay green in quarantine
By Marie Godderis and Rose Liu | March 27, 2021

After a full year of quarantine, many may think the lack of social and economic activity during the pandemic has finally curbed carbon emissions, but student environmentalists can assure you that the fight...

Anti-Asian hate crime resources
Anti-Asian hate crime resources
April 7, 2021

Note: This editorial is part of an ongoing collaborative effort between The Talon and other student publications in the Bay Area. We will be...

Especially during shelter-in-place, it’s crucial that we take every measure necessary to ensure that students have unfettered access to mental health services. By normalizing the use of mental health services and increasing their accessibility, we can eliminate many of the obstacles that prevent students from getting the help they need.
Editorial: LAHS's mental health response leaves much to be desired
March 10, 2021

In the time of distance learning and shelter-in-place orders, providing accessible mental health services at Los Altos High School is more important...

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