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Editorial: Los Altos Protested for Gun Control. What’s next?

Editorial: Los Altos Protested for Gun Control. What’s next?

March 14, 2018

Los Altos has protested three times in the last two years, each time for important reasons. Yet even...

Learning from Intersession: Tailoring Sessions to Students

Learning from Intersession: Tailoring Sessions to Students

February 13, 2018

Los Altos’ administration deserves applause for its brave decision to implement Intersession this ...

Editorial: Solving Los Altos’ Tutorial Problem

Editorial: Solving Los Altos’ Tutorial Problem

December 12, 2017

Sophomore Alex Siesel is your ideal tutor. He has regulars who visit him once a week, sometimes every...

ASB Has Disappointed Los Altos by Reinstating Gender-Based Homecoming Voting

ASB Has Disappointed Los Altos by Reinstating Gender-Based Homecoming Voting

October 15, 2017

After a class vote and revote, ASB decided against having gender-neutrally chosen Homecoming Seniors. It...

Outspoken and Supportive, Los Altos’ March Fostered Campus Solidarity for DACA Recipients

Outspoken and Supportive, Los Altos’ March Fostered Campus Solidarity for DACA Recipients

October 1, 2017

After President Donald Trump placed Los Altos’ DACA recipients at risk of deportation this September, ...

ASB’s Homecoming Changes: Courageous, Commendable

ASB’s Homecoming Changes: Courageous, Commendable

September 26, 2017

ASB is to be commended for modernizing the tradition of Homecoming. They’ve placed an emphasis on seniors...

Online Isn’t Enough: Why In-Class Health Should Be Required

Online Isn’t Enough: Why In-Class Health Should Be Required

August 14, 2017

It’s unclear whether any student has taken the MVLA School District’s online health class with the in...

Fixing MVLA’s Summer School System: Administrators Should Focus on Progress, Not Passing

Fixing MVLA’s Summer School System: Administrators Should Focus on Progress, Not Passing

August 14, 2017

  Editor's Note: A previous version of this article mischaracterized summer school’s drop rates ...

Talon Statement on Plagiarism

May 6, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Two weeks ago, we became aware that one of our writers had committed plagiarism in several of their assignments, and so we removed them from staff. Publishing unoriginal content is a breach of trust — and it’s one we take seriously. If you suspect anything you’ve read isn’t ours, let us know at editor@lahstalon.org, a...

Election 2016: The Aftermath

Election 2016: The Aftermath

November 10, 2016

On January 20, Barack Obama will leave office. His successor for the next four years, the man who wi...

Editorial: Bruins, Pepper, Fligor for Los Altos City Council

Editorial: Bruins, Pepper, Fligor for Los Altos City Council

October 25, 2016

By November 8, Los Altos voters will choose three candidates to fill the open seats on the Los Altos...

School Should Offer College-prep Physics

School Should Offer College-prep Physics

October 18, 2016

This year, the AP Physics I scores for Los Altos decreased significantly compared to past performances...

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