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Student and Teacher Groups March Against DACA Repeal

Student and Teacher Groups March Against DACA Repeal

September 27, 2017

Los Altos students and teachers chanted and paraded signs as they marched from campus to Eagle Park in Tu...

ASB Enacts Homecoming Court Changes

Yalda Khodadad, Features Editor

September 24, 2017

Filed under Issue-1, News, Showcase

ASB restructured Homecoming Court’s nomination and voting process this year to emphasize individuals’ on-campus contributions, and.to avoid the gender binary combined with the glorification of students put in place by the titles of “King” and “Queen.” The new court consists of the top 20 seniors, regardless of gend...

Mountain View Leaders Organize Equality and Diversity Rally

Mountain View Leaders Organize Equality and Diversity Rally

August 31, 2017

Hundreds of citizens from Mountain View and surrounding cities rallied to voice their concerns about r...

Student Physical Altercation Forces Administrative Intervention

Yolanda Spura and Mayu Alten

August 29, 2017

Filed under News, Web Exclusive

Multiple students engaged in a physical altercation near the 300 wing which required staff and administration to intervene during lunch last Wednesday, August 23, Assistant Principal Galen Rosenberg said. The incident is being investigated by the Los Altos Police Department and administration. Soon after the fight, an ad...

School Implements New Drop Off Policy

School Implements New Drop Off Policy

August 22, 2017

Los Altos prohibited parents from dropping off and picking up students in the student parking lot this...

School Organizes Solar Eclipse Viewing

School Organizes Solar Eclipse Viewing

August 20, 2017

To ensure that all students can observe Monday’s solar eclipse, Los Altos dedicated 30 minutes at the end of second period to a school-wi...

TeenzTalk Organizes Inaugural Teen Wellness Conference

TeenzTalk Organizes Inaugural Teen Wellness Conference

August 18, 2017

Teenztalk, an organization headed by senior Nadia Ghaffari, will hold a Teen Wellness Conference at t...

Meet Los Altos’ New Staff Members

Meet Los Altos’ New Staff Members

August 14, 2017

This year, Los Altos High School welcomed 21 new staff members. Read on to learn more about some of them...

City’s Public Arts Committee Develops Master Plan For New Works

City’s Public Arts Committee Develops Master Plan For New Works

July 26, 2017

The Los Altos Public Arts Committee (LAPAC) started drafting a Public Arts Master Plan this spring to...

Math Teacher Judy Strauss Retires

Jocelyn Maeyama and Javin Pombra

July 13, 2017

Filed under News, Web Exclusive

Math teacher Judy Strauss retired after teaching for 27 years at the end of 2016-2017 school year. Once retired, she hopes to dedicate her time to pursuing a variety of other interests, including swimming, literature, music and epidemiology. Strauss first considered retirement after she was diagnosed with and surgically tre...

Offensive Quizlet Live Usernames Prompt Investigation

Offensive Quizlet Live Usernames Prompt Investigation

June 23, 2017

On Friday, May 5, two racist usernames were entered by a stranger in a Quizlet Live game after a student...

ASI To Host Second Annual Poster Symposium

ASI To Host Second Annual Poster Symposium

May 24, 2017

The Advanced Science Investigations (ASI) course will host its second annual poster symposium tomorro...

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