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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Showcase

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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A & E

Homecoming Princes and Princesses of All Classes Announced

Homecoming is right around the corner and the court has already been voted on and decided. Only this time, all classes will have their own court and their own King and Queen. Homecoming court nominations took place on Tuesday, September 12, and Wednesday, September 13. Senior nominations were done in English classes and all other class nominations were done at lunch on the lower stage. Seniors could nominate up to five girls and guys, while Read more…

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Showcase

Conquerors Bounce Back after Defeating Newport

The Los Altos Conquerors football team came into the game after a blow out lost to Glendora 41-25. The Conquerors had a record of 3-1 while Newport came into the game 0-3. The Sailors were desperately looking for their first win of the season, but they fell short to the Conquerors The Sailors started their first possession going three and out. The Conquerors were able to drive down the field, but penalties killed the drive Read more…

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News

“It” Remake Fell Flat for Many Film Buffs

“It” written by Stephen King, was revamped for another movie based on the novel, directed by Andy Muschietti. The film starts with lots of background of the children of the town Derry. Georgie, the brother of Bill, has gone missing. Bill does not want to give up on the search for his brother. The group of kids, also know as the losers club, grows and they start their quest to search for It. The same Read more…

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Features

Don’t Give Up On Your Talents: Ashley McCloud

Senior  Ashley Genesis  McCloud enjoys singing , cheering , and dancing.  Behind every activity, there is a story. She has always had love for each of these activities and would never take them for granted.   Singing is an activity she has always loved since she was little. McCloud said, “When I was a baby my mom would sing to me. By the age of 3 I would sing with my mom. “It was her Read more…

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Features

Youth United

No one in life should feel alone or unwanted and sometimes high school makes students feel that exact feeling. Despite trying to fit in or just finding a way through life, it can be hard to feel emotion of happiness or knowing that someone cares which can affect a person’s way of life and questioning who they are and why no one cares. However, Los Altos unique own club Youth United has been determined to Read more…

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Sports

Conquerors Fall to Tartans

Los Altos took to the road to face off against Glendora in a non-league game on Friday September 16th. The Conquerors have been dominating all year on offense and defense, but struggled on both sides against the Tartans. The first play of the game resulted in an offside’s on the defense and the ensuing snap resulted in miscommunication on the defense which led to a 60-yard touchdown pass from Glendora’s’ Bryce Wooldridge to receiver Cameron Read more…

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