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Culinary’s Betty Ewing Tenders Resignation

Kristen Lee, Copy Editor

March 25, 2008

Culinary Arts teacher Betty Ewing has resigned from her position after nine years of working at the school. She tendered her resignation early March; it will be effective as of June 30. According to Principal Wynne Satterwhite,...

ASB Elections to be Held Today

Courtney Moulds, Staff Writer

March 25, 2008

The election of ASB officers will take place today, Tuesday, March 25, during tutorial. This is the second year that the speeches will be viewed through the video announcement system. Last year, the pre-filmed speeches were dif...

Robotics Readies to Ball at Local Competitions

Sydney Negus and Sandra Song

March 25, 2008

Upon entering room 602, home of the school’s Robotics team, one is met y the sounds of scraping metal and heavy machinery. Dedicated team members industriously hammer and program away, laboring for long stretches of time, usu...

School Food Fight Spreads to Club Lunch Sales

Stephanie Baer, Content Editor

March 25, 2008

Over the past few years, new state laws regarding food sold on school campuses have been established. The school has adapted to these state laws as they have been passed. Laws regarding the food sold by student clubs have rece...

Americans in Paris: Main Street to Tour Europe

Hallie Keenan, Business Manager

March 25, 2008

The Main Street singers will once again perform concerts on their annual international Main Street tour from April 9-27 in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Luxembourg. “We have so many wonderful connections and...

News Briefs

Sandra Song, Staff Writer

March 25, 2008

Science Department Pushes for Tech Gear The Science Department is trying to find funding for its “classrooms of the future,” complete with upgraded educational equipment. These updates would include a new computer system fo...

News Briefs

Kate Keenan and Kelly Wang

March 4, 2008

Aspiring Student Chefs Tour Denver Eight Culinary Arts students accompanied culinary teacher Betty Ewing and her husband to Denver, Colorado, on a field trip from February 8-10. According to senior Kenny Peterman, one of the students...

Minority Conferences Aim to Inspires

Ancy Dow, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

The Black Student Conference (BSC) at De Anza College, which focused on black students' success, took place on Tuesday, February 13. The Latin Student Conference (LSC), which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 18 from...

Taco Truck Permitted for Now

Nadya Agrawal, Senior Writer

March 4, 2008

Despite pressure from the district, Julie Nguyen’s catering van, known to students as the Taco Truck, is not leaving its lunch crowd of student customers. “I come every day,” Nguyen said. “And I stay for 15 to 20 minut...

Transportation Fees a Heavy Burden for Clubs

Sahil Luthra, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

As a result of the expenses of utilizing district vans and buses, Mock Trial has struggled to pay for transportation this year. According to Mock Trial adviser DeeDee Pearce, the $500 that the club receives from ASB only covers s...

Club Converts Wheels From Waste to Wonder

Jade Shi, Senior Writer

March 4, 2008

The One Dollar For Life (ODFL) organization is planning to begin its newest project, Wheels of Wonders (WoW), on February 29 as a follow-up to its previous project of building a classroom in Kenya. According to ODFL adviser Robert Freeman, WoW is...

Weighing ELD Options

Julia Duperrault, Information Editor

March 4, 2008

Discontinuing all beginner-level English Language Development (ELD) classes at the school is one option on the table in a move to even out numbers of English learners at Los Altos and Mountain View High Schools. Most agree, howev...

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