Features

Students Represent Los Altos in Oratory and Rotary Speech Contests

Over the last few weeks, some students at Los Altos have taken up the opportunity to compete in speech contests including the Oratory Contest, the Rotary Contest, and the Lion’s Club Contest.  These students took the prompt for their speeches and used it to express themselves. The first round of the HLPAA Oratory Contest took place on February 1 at the district board house where Senior Tiffany Liao was selected to compete in regionals.  Liao Read more…

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News

Los Altos Academy of Engineering tours Mt. Sac Campus

Two curious seniors and one daring junior were able to create a robot and learn more about engineering programs on a college tour. This month the Los Altos’ Academy of Engineering had the honor to tour and see the engineering program at Mt. Sac. Three students were able to tour the campus and see how the program functioned. The purpose of the tour was to help the seniors see and learn more about the program Read more…

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News

Senior Class Takes Home Clash of the Classes Trophy Again

The most epic spirit event of the year took place on Friday night, February 9 in the gym. It was up to the participants to compete in games to earn point for their class, but in the end the class of 2018 came out on top. Like last year, the freshmen were in the blue corner, sophomores in the red corner, juniors in the white corner, and seniors in the black corner. Everybody arrived around Read more…

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News

Girls Soccer Has Senior Night And Successfully Wins Their Game

The Varsity Girls Soccer team had their Senior Night and was able to pull out a win for their last game on their home field and brings smiles to their fans. On February 5, the girls’ soccer team came out hungry for a win in honor of their special senior night. The five seniors were surrounded by flowers, balloons, posters, and a lot of love from their fans supporting their final night playing on their Read more…

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News

LAHS Dance Team Dances the Night Away at District Dance Festival

Annually, the community of Hacienda Heights and its board representatives host the District Dance Festival for the four high school dance teams of HLPUSD. The event is put together for the purpose of fine arts appreciation. This year’s District Dance Festival took place on February 2, at the community center throughout the duration of the day from 8 AM to 8 PM. The day began with master classes taught by industrial dance professionals which lasted Read more…

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Showcase

Los Altos Football Escapes A Close One

The Los Altos football team escaped a close one, on senior night, at home against the West Covina Bulldogs. The Conquerors clinched their playoff spot for the 2017 season, but home field advantage will play a huge factor in this year’s playoff run. It was senior night for Los Altos and this years 2018 class will graduate 27 seniors. The Conquerors came in to this game with a record of 6-2, 3-1 in league, while Read more…

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Features

Girls to Women Strives to Support Members and Empower Women

Bringing Los Altos students together to talk about important issues, to help each other out in their daily lives, and to empower women are just some of the goals of the new Girls to Women club that meets every Wednesday at lunch in room B4. During meetings, students address issues they want to bring change to in school and society.  Vice president, Senior Brittney Delgado, speaks for the cabinet about a general issue that plagues Read more…

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M.O.V.E. Making Our Voices Echo in the Wake of Hurricanes

Every Monday during lunch in room J12, Los Altos M.O.V.E. (Making Our Voices Echo) meets to address issues across the globe. As a newly established club, M.O.V.E. is a youth-led vision club advocating for awareness on a many number of issues globally and domestically. Raising awareness is a key . Tang describes, “the reason for starting this club was to create a voice for the community as we raise concerns and address issues both globally Read more…

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News

A Community That Sticks Together; Gains Succession Together

At the early start of 8:00 AM on October 7th, volunteers, district officials, school staffs, and many throughout the community made their way towards the annual Hacienda La Puente District Open House. The event consisted of many booths and an insight on what the HLPUSD consists of. The HLPUSD is known for entertainment and fun activities aside from the informative meetings held and speakers. The Los Altos Varsity Dance Team was previously asked to perform Read more…

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Opinion

Controversial’ Halloween Costumes: Let’s Talk About That

Halloween in schools are usually filled with harmless fun, classmates and teachers dressed in funny or clever costumes. However, when Halloween falls on a weekday, there is some controversy that comes with it. This may effect some students that may get in trouble if their costume is deemed “inappropriate” or “offensive”.   But what makes a costume controversial? Sophomore Klelia Jimenez states, “Anything that sexualizes young girls like the ‘sexy’ outfits because it sends a message Read more…

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Sports

Los Altos Football Holds on to Late Lead to Defeat Chino

Los Altos played away facing off against Chino in a league game which had playoff implications. The Conquerors have strugggled on offense as of late, finding no answers in passing nor the run game. This game was full of touchdowns and scoring Los Altos started the game going up 7-0 after senior running back Anthony Lopez ran it in for an 8′ yard touchdown. The second score came off a 24-yard touchdown pass from senior Read more…

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A & E

Dark Harbor the Queen Mary Prepare to Scream

The Dark Harbor Queen Mary is an event that takes place during the fall and Halloween time. It starts on September 28th and ends on November 1, 2017.This event includes monsters, and mazes that are unforgettable. ​The Dark Harbor event has 4 new mazes that are located on the “haunted” Queen Mary ship each maze has a different scene and scenario. It is like a mind game that needs to be visually seen amongst oneself. This has Read more…

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