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Writing Center Would Create Specialized Tutoring Community

Writing Center Would Create Specialized Tutoring Community

December 13, 2017

In order to fill the need for specialized writing tutors, English teacher Caitlin Hannon has proposed imp...

New Course to Offer Comprehensive Intro to STEAM

New Course to Offer Comprehensive Intro to STEAM

December 13, 2017

A new STEAM Foundations course next year would introduce students to STEM and art disciplines to enc...

District Adds More Developed Athletic Facilities, Auxiliary Funds for Potential Classrooms in Facilities Master Plan

District Adds More Developed Athletic Facilities, Auxiliary Funds for Potential Classrooms in Facilities Master Plan

December 13, 2017

Proposed to the MVLA School Board last Monday, the $292 million revised Facilities Master Plan would cr...

Solar Panel Construction Starts at LASD Schools

Solar Panel Construction Starts at LASD Schools

December 13, 2017

Following in the footsteps of LAHS, all LASD schools will have overhead parking lot solar panels instal...

City Holds Downtown Visioning Workshop

City Holds Downtown Visioning Workshop

December 13, 2017

The City of Los Altos presented revised drafts of proposed downtown visioning scenarios at a community worksh...

Facilities Plan Aims to Accommodate Student Growth

Emma van Geuns, Justin Yu, and Ashley Cai

December 13, 2017

Filed under Issue-3, News

  As part of the MVLA School District’s Facilities Master Plan’s most recent draft, Los Altos’ attendance building, small gym, and the 600 wing and the nearby portables will be replaced and expanded. From approval to finishing construction, the entire process will take approximately two years. The MVLA...

School to Host Digital Citizenship Activity

School to Host Digital Citizenship Activity

November 20, 2017

Students at Los Altos, Mountain View and Alta Vista will participate in a digital citizenship activi...

Sorting Out the Flaws of a Garbage System

Sorting Out the Flaws of a Garbage System

November 16, 2017

At a pickup in the beginning of October, Recology’s garbage trucks refused to collect the waste at...

School Plans Inaugural Three-day Intersession

School Plans Inaugural Three-day Intersession

November 16, 2017

January Intersession, a three-day program where students will attend multiple assemblies about life ...

School Begins Feedback Process for Six-year Goals

School Begins Feedback Process for Six-year Goals

November 16, 2017

Los Altos this school year began a process to be accredited for the next six years by the Western Associ...

Residents Push for Teen Space at Hillview Community Center

Residents Push for Teen Space at Hillview Community Center

November 16, 2017

With the Hillview Community Center scheduled for renovation by December 2020, residents are pushing the...

TeenzTalk Hosts Inaugural Wellness Conference

TeenzTalk Hosts Inaugural Wellness Conference

October 25, 2017

TeenzTalk, an organization founded by senior Nadia Ghaffari, hosted its first annual Teen Wellness Confere...

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