The Talon

Freestyle Lifestyle

Freestyle Lifestyle

May 1, 2019

Hannah Hershfeldt -- Junior, FILM Hannah Hershfeldt, a junior at Los Altos High School taking Freest...

A Spotlight On Poetry

Daniela Gloster, Cathy Wang, Lucas Bricca, Marie Godderis, and Elli Lahdesmaki

March 22, 2019

Filed under Features, Issue-5

The Talon takes a closer look at three branches of poetry at Los Altos. The competitive slam poetry team, the freshman poetry slam and the team's teacher advisors. Through these and other programs, poetry has become a major presence in the Los Altos community, helping students come together through the expression of their id...

Neysa Fligor makes history

Neysa Fligor makes history

March 18, 2019

If there was a checklist for the stereotypical Los Altos resident, city councilwoman Neysa Fligor would...

Anooshkha Shetty: Girl Scout takes on child trafficking

Elli Lahdesmaki and Navya Singhai

March 18, 2019

Filed under Features, Issue-5

During a trip to India last summer, sophomore Anooshkha Shetty saw young children in the streets, many of them covered in scars and bruises. Anooshkha observed how these children were forced to sell toys to people passing by on the streets. While waiting for a red light to turn, she saw children weaving through the traffic, so...

Making major (sound) waves in her community

Making major (sound) waves in her community

March 18, 2019

Sophomore Serena Theobald steps out onto the stage inside the prestigious Carnegie Hall. The audience is ...

Out and Proud

Out and Proud

February 9, 2019

For some individuals in the LGBTQ+ community, being "out and proud" can be the final step in their journey...

CHAC’s got your back

CHAC’s got your back

February 9, 2019

Each day, dozens of students pass by three navy blue doors near the attendance office at the very front of the...

Barker’s track: From mentee to mentor

Barker’s track: From mentee to mentor

February 9, 2019

Sarcasm, fist bumps and Capri Suns seemingly have nothing in common. But, in fact, they do. They are...

Richa Krishna: Helping Hearts

Richa Krishna: Helping Hearts

February 9, 2019

Senior Richa Krishna started dance when she was just four years old. But in her freshman year, she w...

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