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Employers Recruit Teen Workers at Annual Job Fair

Alex Williamson, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

The annual job fair, an interactive meet-and-greet with local companies who wish to hire high school students, is scheduled to take place in the cafeteria on March 19 at 3:30 p.m.  The vent will be sponsored by NOVA Works, a c...

Weight Room Floor Pad Damage Repaired

Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

March 4, 2008

The weight room was closed during the week of February 4-8 due to damage due to the rubber padding of the floor in two distinct areas. This prevent all weight training classes and sports teams from using it. Since then, the weigh...

School Exceeds Copy Budget

Kelly Wang, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

The school has been going over its paper copy budget for the past three years. According to Principal Wynne Satterwhite, the school holds a contract with its copier providers, and if the school exceeds the amount listed in th...

Music Department Honors Memory of Former Student

Lauren Ilano, Copy Editor

March 4, 2008

To commemorate alumnus Derek Abraham’s life and his contributions, the Music Department is hosting a concert endowing a scholarship and commissioning a piece to be written in his memory. Derek passed away last summer shortly after ...

News Briefs

Claire Bedard and Doug Sangster

February 5, 2008

AVID Participates in Annual Write-Off AVID students at the school will be competing in the organization’s annual write-off this January and February. To compete, students write timed essays on a certain prompt, which are t...

District Films Video to Lure New Teachers

Julia Duperrault, Information Editor

February 5, 2008

A professional camera crew hired by the MVLA school district was on campus for the week of January 14 filming students, teachers and classrooms for a video intended to promote the district as an employer at teachers’ job fai...

Forensics to Offer UC Elective Credit

Dieter Joubert, Business Manager

February 5, 2008

Starting this semester, the University of California has approved the school’s Forensics science class as a high school elective class, which was inaugurated in the 2007-2008 school year by science teacher Lisa Bolton. In orde...

Seniors Foresee No Problems With Prom

Natalie Larsen, Senior Writer

February 5, 2008

The 2008 prom will be on Saturday, May 17, at the Decathlon Club in Santa Clara. The theme is inspired by William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Tickets will be sold starting the first week of May. Prices h...

CollegeBoard Approves School’s AP Curriculum

Sandra Song, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

The CollegeBoard has made some fundamental changes to the way Advanced Placement (AP) classes across the country are taught and organized in order to ensure consistency from class to class. Last year, the CollegeBoard sent out an aud...

Eagle Theatre to Be Part of Packard Family Exhibits

Kelly Wang, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

The school’s Eagle Theatre will feature a 90-minute presentation about the conception of information technology corporation Hewlett-Packard (HP) Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. The event is organized by the Los Altos History Museum...

Violence Strikes at “Glow”

Julia Duperrault, Information Editor

February 5, 2008

Principal Wynne Satterwhite sent an e-mail to parents cautioning against popular teen nightclub event “The Glow.” Her warning arrived in about 2,00 inboxes on January 25 and informed parents that three students attending t...

Student Store Reopens, Splits Profits

Brian Walz, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

The ASB-run Student Store has reopened and resumed sales since closing October 16, 2007. The store had been selling items available in the cafeteria, a type of competitions which is prohibited by state and district law. In...

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