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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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News

The Day Los Altos Students took the PSAT

The time has come where 9th, 10th and 11th grade students were able to take the practice test that will eventually prepare for the real thing; the SAT. On October 11, 2017 at precisely 8 am all sophomores were assigned to take the test in their assigned classes, while all freshman and juniors who signed up for the test took it in the gym. The start of the PSAT began with instructions on filling out Read more…

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A & E

Homecoming: The Happiest Place on Earth

On October 14, students attended a Disneyland themed dance hosted at the Santa Anita Racetrack’s glamorous Frontrunner room. Students dressed their best arrived and spent the whole night on the dance floor. After last year’s low turnout at the Homecoming on Broadway hosted in the gym, ASB decided to turn it up a notch by venture off campus for a Homecoming venue. “When we saw the venue, we knew people were going to be really Read more…

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Intense Practices Will Make Wrestling Strive To Victory

Training in and out of the wrestling room, 100 percent effort at all time, the wrestling team is fighting vigorously to make it on top to be ready for CIF. With close second in league, most wrestlers to CIF, and two of them in masters, the team had a good run last year. “This year will be different,” claims wrestling team captain Adrian Ojeda. “Everything done in practice helps big time because you learn but Read more…

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The Cross Country Team is Ready to Compete

As their season has recently started, the cross country team has been practicing many long hours to prepare for their races against the other schools. Junior Carolina Elizarraras is a member of the girls’ varsity team, and has been training throughout the summer, along with other’s on the team, for their season. When asked about what they do to train for their 3 mile races, Elizarraras describes, “Other than our typical runs like long runs, Read more…

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