The Talon

LETS Club Helps to Erase Stigma During Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 8, 2012

For this year’s Mental Illness Awareness Week, which started on Saturday, October 6, the Let’s Erase the Stigma (LETS) Club is passing around 1000 blue ribbons to third period classes, wearing LETS shirts and inviting a speaker...

Going Green

May 2, 2012

One Step At a Time A lavish green frond stretches lazily in the golden-filtered sunlight, as several perspiring plants hang suspended across a gaping drop. Below, a mass of brown roots dangles in a tantalizing web of open a...

Video Classes are a Must

May 2, 2012

Video has become one of the most popular media for information in the past decades for a very clear reason: its accessible nature makes it easy for audiences to digest and understand. High schools across the nation are picking...

ODFL Holds LEGOS for Life Fundraiser

May 2, 2012

One Dollar For Life (ODFL) is collecting LEGOS and DUPLOS for its LEGOS for Life fundraiser from April 1 to June 1. The club is holding fundraisers throughout the Bay Area and plans to bring the donations to schools in Nicaragu...

Mentor Program Created for AVID Seniors

May 2, 2012

This year, the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program has mentor groups for seniors who are applying to college. This new program was started by the MVLA Community Scholars and started this past September. “H...

Suspicious Man Seen on Bubb Elementary School campus

March 29, 2012

Authorities called Mountain View police officers to Bubb Elementary School today, March 29, after a stranger on the campus lunged at a nine-year-old female student as she came back from the restroom. The student ran to her classroom,...

Sports Injuries Breakdown

February 7, 2012

This spring, for the first sport’s season in LAHS history, student athletes were required to read and sign concussion information forms before participating in athletic activities. This change in policy reflects a growing concern...

Sports Therapy Myths: Dispelled

February 7, 2012

The days leading up to game day are vital to an athlete’s performance, and athletes need to take caution before, during and after the match. Athletes use many methods to be in their best shape—but which are actually helpful? The...

Robotics Prepares for Its Upcoming Season

February 7, 2012

After finding out this year’s challenge on January 7, the Robotics Team has been preparing for its upcoming competitions at UC Davis and San Jose State University. This year, the challenge has two separate parts. Teams must build...

STAR Testing Week Schedule for Seniors Released

April 19, 2011

While underclassmen are taking the STAR test tomorrow, April 19 seniors will be doing end-of-the-year information activities in the Eagle Theatre, gym and library. All seniors are expected to be in the Eagle Theatre tomorrow at...

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