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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Sports

Los Altos Retains the Wheel After Blow Out Victory

The Los Altos Conquerors faced off against Wilson Wildcats on Friday, September 1st. This game was important to the city of Hacienda Heights as both schools were looking forward to bragging rights, and most importantly the victory wheel. The “Battle for the Wheel” rivalry game has been a tradition for both schools for decades. The Conquerors have had the wheel since 2011. The last time the Wildcats had the wheel was in 2010, when they Read more…

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Sports

Friday Night Lights Are Back

The Friday Night Lights are back to shine on this year’s Los Altos football team, who are ready to make this season a memorable one. The first Los Altos football game of the season was held at home, on Friday, August 25 against San Marino. The football players started to prepare themselves for the upcoming season back in May, where they had practices running from Monday till Friday, for roughly two hours each day. On August 3, the athletes Read more…

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Sports

Los Altos Football Is Back and Determined

After 8 long months without high school football, Los Altos Football is back with an overhaul from last year’s team. This year the Conquerors moved up to Division 5, got a new coaching staff, and are reloaded after a staggering 37 Seniors graduated from last year’s team. New Coach Hector Spathias was hired to lead Los Altos Football after successful stints with Bassett and Montebello. He steps into a position last held by Dale Ziola, Read more…

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Features

ASB & Renaissance’s Big Move to the A Building

This summer, ASB and Renaissance made the move to their new rooms, A4 and A5, so they could have more room, and better communication, to organize school events. Last year, and years before that, ASB and Renaissance were in rooms F10 and G2, which were across the hall from each other. However, when Renaissance advisor, Christopher Reeder, became ASB advisor he wanted to unite the groups so they could work together. Reeder explains, “…as Renaissance Read more…

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Features

Community Member Helps Bloom A New School Year

For the past seven years, Hacienda Heights community member and grandfather to Los Altos alumni, Benedicto Gonzalez, has celebrated Los Altos’ graduating class by putting the year up on his bushes to display to the rest of the community, and he is not going to stop any time soon. Right up the street from Los Altos High School, a giant stack of bushes stands on the side of Gonzalez’s home, and if you look closely Read more…

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