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The student news site of Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California

The Talon

The student news site of Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California

The Talon

False fire alarms are causing interruptions and raising concerns at LAHS.
False fire alarms interrupt classes, raise safety concerns
By Ellis Yang and Alexandra Zuccaro | February 7, 2024

Los Altos High School experienced a false fire alarm last Friday, February 2, at the start of sixth period. This is the most recent occurrence in what has become a consistent trend of false alarms at LAHS...

Junior Armon Moghbel scaling a climbing wall at Movement Sunnyvale. The climbing club visits the rock climbing gym to allow its members to experience the sport and climb with friends.
Climbing Club fosters climbing community at LAHS
By Oscar Johnson and Janavi Ramde | January 27, 2024

You’ve probably gone rock climbing once or twice. It’s not super mainstream, nor is it readily accessible. The Los Altos High School Climbing Club, founded in September 2022, aims to change that by...

Varsity Girls Basketball Mic'd Up Video
By Carissa Lai, Matilda Haney Foulds, and Rachel Wilson | February 10, 2024

On Wednesday, Feburary 7 the Los Altos High School varsity girls basketball team beat Homestead High School 67–32 on home court, qualifying for Central Coastal Section (CCS) playoffs.  The Talon...

The Midnight Train movie poster.
“Midnight Train”: A documentary sharing a hidden chapter of American history
By Shannon Chiang, Journalism One | February 6, 2024

From classrooms to community marches, the social justice organization, Justice Vanguard, shatters the silence surrounding systematic racism....

Chris Rufo is smart — but America needs to be smarter.
Chris Rufo is smart — but America needs to be smarter.
By Matthew Kim, Web Managing Editor | February 6, 2024
Jo Koy at his 2022 stand-up comedy special featured in Netflix, “Jo Koy: Live At the Los Angeles Forum.”
Jo Koy flopped as the Golden Globes host, but I’m not surprised
By Ashley Tumacder, Staff Writer | February 6, 2024
Amate Omnes, Iphis: on college & columns
Amate Omnes, Iphis: on college & columns
By Anonymous | February 6, 2024
Editorial: Dear LAHS Admin, we need to talk
Editorial: Dear LAHS Admin, we need to talk
By The Editorial Board | January 30, 2024

Dear LAHS Admin, We know you care about our school. We care too, and that’s why we’re calling for open conversation with you. This...

Last week, LAHS distributed COVID tests, and they will continue to be available this week.
LAHS distributes COVID tests for winter break
By Matthew Kim, News Editor | December 17, 2022
Next year, LAHS and MVHS will only offer on-site testing down on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
MVLA to decrease on-site COVID-19 testing
By Matthew Kim, News Editor | December 14, 2022
Amate Omnes, Iphis: on college & columns
Amate Omnes, Iphis: on college & columns
By Anonymous | February 6, 2024

In the very coveted position of a second semester senior, I can confidently say that the college application season sucked. Like grade-A, do-not-talk-to-me-or-I’ll-rip-your-head-off,...

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