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District Concerned With Unlawful Sales

Taylor Freret and Julia Duperrault

October 19, 2007

The Mountain View Los Altos Union high School District is concerned with the student store’s sales of several items during school hours because they conflict with two different parts of the California Education Code, according to As...

School Receives $89,000 in vouchers for new technology

Brian Walz, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007

Many new computers have been installed around campus this year, the majority of which resulted from the product allotment given to our district from Microsoft. Between 2003 and 2005, the state of California filed an antitrust a...

Culinary Class or Cafeteria Cash?

Stephanie Baer, Content Editor

October 19, 2007

The Eagle’s Nest Café was banned from selling to students during lunch at the end of last year because the district felt it took business from the school cafeteria, violating the district wellness policy according to Culinary...

School Welcomes Fifteen “Freshman” Teachers

Nadya Agrawal, Jeff Liu, Sahil Luthra, Jamil Poonja, and Kelly Wang

September 7, 2007

Alicia Araneda In her first year as a full-time teacher, Araneda is reaching Photography I, Crafts/3D and Painting I. She is no newcomer to multitasking. At San Francisco State, Araneda earned degrees in Interior Design, Gra...

“Engaged and Energetic” Student’s Legacy Lives On

Natalie Larsen, Senior Writer

September 7, 2007

Derek Abraham, ‘07 died in a kitesurfing accident along the Santa Cruz coast Thursday, June 14, just days after receiving his diploma. Derek, known and respected throughout the school community, will be remembered by students ...

Students Remember 16-Year Fixture

Katherine Robertson, Features Editor

September 7, 2007

Though summer is often a time for separating oneself from connections to the school, during the week of June 30 many students actively sought them out. Classmates found a unique source of comfort and solace in each other as...

Counseling, Scholarship Intended to Help Heal and Remember

Julia Duperrault, Information Editor

September 7, 2007

Two months after science teacher Ken Green died suddenly of a heart attack on June 29, the school is still adjusting to his absence. An announcement over the loud speaker informed students that counseling would be available to ...

New Assistant Principal Returns to a Familiar Place

Taylor Freret, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2007

For new Assistant Principal Morenike O’Neal, the school is an old friend. Although the East Palo Alto native attended Sacred Heart Preparatory School, her sister went here. In addition, her father and uncle worked as a football ...

Streaker Makes Lunchtime Run Across Campus

Claire Bedard and Julia Duperrault

September 7, 2007

A streaker ran across the quad Friday, March 20, wearing nothing but a mask and waving a Russian flag. Students then hurried over in the direction that he had run. According to Assistant Principal Ralph Cave, no school staff ...

Two Tire Slashings Cut Through Campus

Julia Duperrault, Information Editor

September 7, 2007

The front two tires of junior Diego Segura-Hernandez’s car, parked near the tennis courts, were slashed between lunch and the end of seventh period of Thursday, August 30. The event occurred two days after the slashing of all ...

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