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Scholarship Fundraiser Dedicated To Mary Mallen Scholarship

Scholarship Fundraiser Dedicated To Mary Mallen Scholarship

Kimberly Gonzalez

November 20, 2019

As October begins, small glimpses of pink showing support for cancer patients begin to appear showing the spirit of those whose hearts are filled with hope and compassion, Mary Mallon’s scholarship fundraiser being the opportunity for students to donate. The scholarship fundraiser will be an opportunity...

En las altas y bajas la amistad es algo que motiva al equipo de animadoras

En las altas y bajas la amistad es algo que motiva al equipo de animadoras

Lorena Rivas

November 20, 2019

Un deporte hace que compañeros que entrenan juntos se vuelvan amigos, se unan y sean una familia. En el equipo de animadoras tenemos un buen ejemplo de las animadoras que son mejores amigas Soleil (capitana) y Tiana (co-capitana) las dos dirigen al equipo de animadoras con energía positiva, siempre...

$200 Charging Cable Threatens People’s Phones and Info

$200 Charging Cable Threatens People’s Phones and Info

David Galaviz

November 20, 2019

Apple first changed to their well-known lightning cable in 2012 with the release of the iPhone 5. The charger has been included in every new phone or tablet Apple has made in the past 7 years.  Now after a few years, hackers have learned and found a way into breaking into peoples cell phones using a...

2020s Summer Spain Trip Excites Conquerors For Travel

2020s Summer Spain Trip Excites Conquerors For Travel

David Galaviz

November 19, 2019

History teacher Chris Coleman is offering students a trip to Spain from May 25 to June 5. This Spain trip offers students a trip to Europe to visit Spain and two of its major cities. It’s a twelve day trip where students will get to stay in Madrid and Barcelona for ten days. On May 25 where students...

Government Arms the Border with Additional Army Troops

Government Arms the Border with Additional Army Troops

Brandon Soung

February 27, 2019

On January 27, the Pentagon made an official statement that they will send approximately 3500 U.S. soldiers to fortify the southern border, in order to mitigate further illegal immigration. The government had previously lowered the number of active-troops at the US-Mexican border  to 4400. But as...

Los Altos’ Band Starts Concert Season Strong

Los Altos’ Band Starts Concert Season Strong

Briana Trujillo

December 14, 2018

Students and families gathered at the Hacienda Heights Community Center, waiting for the Los Altos’ band to perform their annual Winter Concert. Los Altos switched their gear up, wrapping up marching band season and start concert season. For the rest of the year, the band will be focusing on festival...

Choir Concert Spreads Holiday Cheer

Giovanna Fernandez

December 13, 2018

The bite of the cold air faded away as people entered and seated themselves in the chairs that remained. Behind the stage, several teens waited excitedly, dressed nicely for the upcoming performance. Finally, the Los Altos Prestige started the show by breaking out in song, dressed in sparkling attire...

Financial Aid Viewpoints: Help or Burden?

Megan Hackbarth

December 11, 2018

The Chronicle of Higher Education, an industry journal, is one of many outlets that have been covering the recent events surrounding Secretary of Education Betsy Devos’s comments on Financial Aid and the burden it places upon students. College tuition has been steadily skyrocketing for years and...

Los Altos’ Red Cross Hosts First Blood Drive

Los Altos’ Red Cross Hosts First Blood Drive

Brandon Soung

September 21, 2018

Los Altos’ student club Red Cross, held the first blood drive in the Hacienda on August 29, where many students who were eligible considerately donated a pint of blood, which will later be used by someone who is in need of a blood transfusion. The average annual amount for patients who require blood...

New Sprint $1 Million Project Pilot Year With HLPUSD

New Sprint $1 Million Project Pilot Year With HLPUSD

Megan Hackbarth

September 21, 2018

A partnership was made with HLPUSD, and Sprint which will give eligible students a tablet and connectivity to help students complete their schoolwork. This new pilot program for the 2018-2019 school year was open to all eligible high school students in the district. This new partnership, between...

Los Altos Academy of Engineering tours Mt. Sac Campus

Karla Galaviz

February 21, 2018

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...

Senior Class Takes Home Clash of the Classes Trophy Again

Bianca Flores

February 21, 2018

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,...

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