The Talon

Editorial: Turning slacktivism into activism

Editorial: Turning slacktivism into activism

June 3, 2019

Earlier this month, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a law that will ban abortions more than six weeks...

Editorial: Jingle Bells, talent shows and values: a call for reflection

Editorial: Jingle Bells, talent shows and values: a call for reflection

March 14, 2019

Last Friday, March 8, the senior class put on their annual talent show. Aside from the final act, the t...

Editorial: Recognize the importance of Mandarin

Editorial: Recognize the importance of Mandarin

November 14, 2018

The overwhelming majority of incoming Los Altos students enroll in Spanish or French and never consider...

Editorial: Fligor and Bremeau for Los Altos City Council

Editorial: Fligor and Bremeau for Los Altos City Council

October 30, 2018

On Tuesday, November 6, Los Altos residents will vote on the two empty city council seats. The Talon e...

Editorial: Hapara—Well intentioned, poorly executed

Editorial: Hapara—Well intentioned, poorly executed

October 16, 2018

Last week, the MVLA Board of Trustees indefinitely postponed the Hapara Highlights pilot at Los Altos....

Editorial: Los Altos Protested for Gun Control. What’s next?

Editorial: Los Altos Protested for Gun Control. What’s next?

March 14, 2018

Los Altos has protested three times in the last two years, each time for important reasons. Yet even...

Learning from Intersession: Tailoring Sessions to Students

Learning from Intersession: Tailoring Sessions to Students

February 13, 2018

Los Altos’ administration deserves applause for its brave decision to implement Intersession this ...

Editorial: Solving Los Altos’ Tutorial Problem

Editorial: Solving Los Altos’ Tutorial Problem

December 12, 2017

Sophomore Alex Siesel is your ideal tutor. He has regulars who visit him once a week, sometimes every...

ASB Has Disappointed Los Altos by Reinstating Gender-Based Homecoming Voting

ASB Has Disappointed Los Altos by Reinstating Gender-Based Homecoming Voting

October 15, 2017

After a class vote and revote, ASB decided against having gender-neutrally chosen Homecoming Seniors. It...

Outspoken and Supportive, Los Altos’ March Fostered Campus Solidarity for DACA Recipients

Outspoken and Supportive, Los Altos’ March Fostered Campus Solidarity for DACA Recipients

October 1, 2017

After President Donald Trump placed Los Altos’ DACA recipients at risk of deportation this September, ...

ASB’s Homecoming Changes: Courageous, Commendable

ASB’s Homecoming Changes: Courageous, Commendable

September 26, 2017

ASB is to be commended for modernizing the tradition of Homecoming. They’ve placed an emphasis on seniors...

Online Isn’t Enough: Why In-Class Health Should Be Required

Online Isn’t Enough: Why In-Class Health Should Be Required

August 14, 2017

It’s unclear whether any student has taken the MVLA School District’s online health class with the in...

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