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Meet Bandalou Baby’s Director of Operations

Meet Bandalou Baby’s Director of Operations

November 14, 2017

When he’s not running cross country and participating in ASB, you might catch sophomore Alex Siesel...

Stephen Palumbi: Saving the seas with STEM

Stephen Palumbi: Saving the seas with STEM

October 27, 2017

Growing up near the Atlantic coast in Maryland, Stephen Palumbi always wanted to work close to the oce...

Berea College: Education without a cost

Berea College: Education without a cost

October 24, 2017

Affording college is difficult — the average undergraduate student faces $30,100 in loans when the...

Emily Macway’s path to teaching

Emily Macway’s path to teaching

October 24, 2017

Emily Macway would start her mornings at Los Altos and finish her nights at Santa Clara University every...

Little Mozart: Providing music to those in need

Little Mozart: Providing music to those in need

October 24, 2017

Students sang “Mary Had a Little Lamb” at the top of their lungs while clapping in unison to t...

For the Miyaharas, school is a family experience

For the Miyaharas, school is a family experience

October 24, 2017

For many students, the most interaction their parents have with Los Altos High is dropping their children...

Andrew Rathjen: Drones, Ethics and Academics

Andrew Rathjen: Drones, Ethics and Academics

September 26, 2017

Stepping into the Beale Air Force Base, Andrew Rathjen navigates through multiple security checkpoints t...

Shilpa Rao is Picking Up STEAM

Shilpa Rao is Picking Up STEAM

September 26, 2017

Sophomore Shilpa Rao and three other students left Los Altos early on a sunny Thursday afternoon, lea...

College Counseling: Worth the Price

College Counseling: Worth the Price

September 26, 2017

The beginning of the school year commences a four-month marathon for seniors — and for counselors ...

Grace Lilygren is the New Leslie Knope

Grace Lilygren is the New Leslie Knope

September 26, 2017

The only student working on creating a dog park in the city of Los Altos is junior Grace Lilygren. As a ...

Jenny Delgado’s path to communication

Jenny Delgado’s path to communication

September 26, 2017

You’ll usually find senior Jenny Delgado with her fingers stained with various shades of paint — she...

Zero waste with Zanny Zellers

Zero waste with Zanny Zellers

August 15, 2017

Standing waist deep in a dumpster long after sunset may seem like a night gone wrong, but for senior Zann...

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