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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 19, 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...

Approaching Math With Pragmatism: Review, Resiliency and Financial Literacy

Approaching Math With Pragmatism: Review, Resiliency and Financial Literacy

October 24, 2017

When math teacher Betty Yamasaki heard from junior college representatives that incoming college freshmen ...

ASB Organizes Fire Relief Drive

Daniela Gloster, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

Filed under Issue-2, News

Los Altos, Mountain View and Alta Vista High Schools are working together to collect supplies for people affected in the recent wildfires in Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma counties. The drive follows the cancellation of the Homecoming Parade and postponement of the football game due to air pollution from the fires. ASB aimed to...

Transfer Policy From Los Altos to MVHS Proposed

Transfer Policy From Los Altos to MVHS Proposed

October 23, 2017

Superintendent Jeff Harding has proposed an intradistrict transfer policy that would open 78 slots to stu...

Los Altos Hills Mayor Proposes ZIP Code Changes

Los Altos Hills Mayor Proposes ZIP Code Changes

October 23, 2017

Los Altos Hills Mayor Gary Waldeck has announced plans to change the ZIP codes of Los Altos and Los ...

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