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BTS Inspires LAHS’s UNICEF and Young Leaders

BTS Inspires LAHS’s UNICEF and Young Leaders

Caitlyn Sun October 26, 2021

The globally famous Korean singers BTS, returned to the United Nations General Assembly on September 20th to share their messages, inspiring young people and leaders to take action in their own communities...

Representatives from UC San Diego tells students about the university’s various opportunities for students. Photo by Rufina Chow

College and Career Fair Continues to Support Students

Rufina Chow October 26, 2021

The annual 57th Assembly District Annual College and Career Fair was held from Sept. 20 to 25 online, helping high school students prepare for different colleges and future career paths. For the first...

The inside of the media center is set up for students to enjoy new amenities and books. Photo by David Galaviz.

Renovated Media Center Welcomes Returning and New Students

David Galaviz September 26, 2021

Bright blue couches and tall black tables fill the newly decorated media center with the help of our school librarian, Lizzettee Bravo, in a successful attempt to make the center more relaxing and inviting...

Students are following these new guidelines in order to get into a sense of “normal” when going back to in-person school. Graphic by Lisa Kyan.

COVID-19 Solutions for Students Returning to School

Katia Villegas September 21, 2021

Schools are finally back in session, but COVID cases are on the rise. This is a problem students and staff are facing, but there are solutions to combat the virus. One solution Los Altos immediately was...

Frequent natural disasters and bizarre weather conditions can be attributed to climate change. Graphic by Lisa Kyan.

The Climate Crisis and How We Can Help

Emma Arredondo September 21, 2021

The contents of the August 9th U.N. climate report revealed many worrisome facts about the state of our planet, but there is still more that can be done to help repair some of the damage. A recent climate...

Sophomore Students’ Return to Campus

Sophomore Students’ Return to Campus

Caitlyn Sun September 21, 2021

Sophomores have finally returned to in-person learning with uncertainty, anxiety or excitedness, but definitely not in the way in which they imagined prior to the effects of the pandemic. “One of...

San Franciscos Chinatown, where multiple accounts of anti-Asian attacks were reported. Photo courtesy of Unsplash.

Racism is a Virus: Anti-Asian Hate at Its Largest

Rufina Chow March 30, 2021

84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee from San Francisco was shoved to the pavement on his peaceful morning walk and passed just two days after. 61-year-old Filipino American, Noel Quintana, was slashed across...

 College Decisions are pouring in, so now many students turn to see their Financial Aid in deciding which college to choose. Photo by of Zara Fiaz.

Positive Effects FAFSA Brings to Students in America

Zara Fiaz March 30, 2021

An important factor many seniors face when going off to college is applying for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), as it helps pay off for college and gives an estimate on future finances. The...

NAHS hosts a paint night, promoted by this flyer. Photo Courtesy of Alyssa Borbon.

NAHS Hosts: Color Therapy Day Paint Night

Zara Fiaz March 30, 2021

The National Arts Honor Society is hosting a paint night March 31st, 2021 at 5 pm in honor of de-stressing students and spreading positivity through creativity. The main topic is ‘Does the Pandemic have...

This is what the future wellness center can look like, where students are able to have resources to rest and relax. Graphic by Rufina Chow

New Wellness Center: Future Safe Haven for Students

Rufina Chow January 23, 2021

Despite distance learning, staff and student leaders continue to improve the campus of Los Altos High School with a new Wellness Center in progress, hoping to provide help for students in the future. The...

COVID-19 Vaccine: What We Know So Far

COVID-19 Vaccine: What We Know So Far

Karen Rivera January 23, 2021

Late November 2020, it was made clear how health care workers on the frontlines would receive the COVID-19 vaccine as Gavin Newsom, Governor of California, announced one of the first COVID-19 vaccine plans...

Joe Biden, 47th President of the United States, promises to take large strides in healing environmental issues during his term. Couresty of The White House, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

America Awaits Drastic Shift in Environmental Leadership

Belen Sibal January 23, 2021

A prominent topic of the 2020 presidential election was how each candidate would approach the issue of climate change and the environment. The American people heard very mixed answers ranging from comments...

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