The Talon

School’s humanities departments should propose more electives

The Editorial Board

February 20, 2016

It’s no surprise that students on campus gravitate towards careers in STEM. After all, we live in the heart of Silicon Valley, where jobs in engineering and technology are promoted as both lucrative and available. Our school...

LCCR should collaborate with, not attack, MVLA

Editorial Board

August 18, 2015

In June, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights (LCCR), a local advocacy group, gained local media attention from the Mountain View Voice through the publication of a news article and opinion editorial. The coverage highl...

MVLA board should not change freshman P.E. policy

Editorial Board

February 5, 2015

On Monday, February 9, the school board will address the district’s physical education (P.E.) policy requiring all freshmen students to take P.E. The current policy requires all freshman students to take P.E. with very few exemptions....

The Talon Endorses Two Newcomers, One Incumbent as School Board Elections Approach

September 17, 2014

The MVLA School Board election will take place on Tuesday, November 4. Working with community and faculty input, the school board sets policies regarding educational programs, school facilities and learning conditions, in addition...

Online Health is Still Insufficient

August 18, 2014

As the summer comes to an end, almost 200 students have taken online health through the school. Though the number of students taking this course has no sign of changing, the curriculum itself lacks useful information. The...

STEM Week Provides Unique Opportunity

November 5, 2013

This year, as always, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Week brought people who have been truly influential in their respective fields to school. From Adam Cheyer, co-founder of Siri, to Jocelyn Goldfein, Engineering...

Proposed Taco Truck Ban Misguided

November 5, 2013

The Los Altos City Council is currently considering an ordinance that would ban the “taco truck” as we currently know it. They must not pass this ban. And students must make it clear to the council that this is not acceptable. At...

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