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Cafeteria Cooks Up New Ideas and Menu Items

Cafeteria Cooks Up New Ideas and Menu Items

March 21, 2018

In a constant effort to improve the cafeteria and its services, cafeteria staff will continue to innovate...

Do Students Have the Right to Protest? Why?

Do Students Have the Right to Protest? Why?

March 21, 2018

According to the Los Altos Parent/Student Handbook, students can be suspended or expelled for “[d]isrupting...

Students Walk Out to Urge Gun Control

Students Walk Out to Urge Gun Control

March 14, 2018

Students this morning walked out to urge gun regulation in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, c...

Police Investigation Finds Mountain View Student’s Threat to School Walkout Participants Not True

Police Investigation Finds Mountain View Student’s Threat to School Walkout Participants Not True

March 13, 2018

The Mountain View Police Department this afternoon said rumors about a Mountain View student threate...

Hack Club Starts Website Building Program for Other Clubs

Hack Club Starts Website Building Program for Other Clubs

February 13, 2018

The Hack Club implemented a new program, get.lahs.club, that provides free websites for clubs. Along with...

Investigating the STEM Gender Gap

Investigating the STEM Gender Gap

February 13, 2018

Only 10 out of this year’s AP Physics C’s 57 students are girls. In AP Biology, meanwhile, 75 ou...

Intersession Receives Mixed Reactions

Intersession Receives Mixed Reactions

February 13, 2018

The pilot Intersession was met with both high praise and sharp criticism from students and staff, and ma...

The Hidden Issue of Teacher Stress

The Hidden Issue of Teacher Stress

February 13, 2018

In 2009, chemistry teacher Trina Mattson started talking to doctors about sharp pains she felt and a loss...

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Closed Due to Inappropriate Student Use

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Closed Due to Inappropriate Student Use

January 28, 2018

Administration closed the gender-neutral bathrooms located at the end of the 400 wing closest to the ...

Facilities Master Plan Finalized and Approved by School Board; Los Altos to Enlarge Music Facilities

Facilities Master Plan Finalized and Approved by School Board; Los Altos to Enlarge Music Facilities

January 23, 2018

The MVLA School Board yesterday unanimously approved the Facilities Master Plan following a recommendation by architects to add space for music facilities at Los Altos. The school board delayed voting for the plan on Monday, January 8, after Los Altos par...

For Two and a Half Weeks, Los Altos Bells Have Been Two Minutes Early

For Two and a Half Weeks, Los Altos Bells Have Been Two Minutes Early

January 22, 2018

For the past two and a half weeks, the Los Altos bell and clocks have been off by two minutes. The mi...

Food Regulations May Prompt TGIF Cancelation

Food Regulations May Prompt TGIF Cancelation

December 13, 2017

The end of the year TGIF celebration, involving food trucks and bouncy houses on the back field, may b...

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