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Friday, November 14, 2014

Stanford PhD Student Guides WiSTEM Tour of Stanford NeuroMusic Lab

On Tuesday November 11, Stanford University PhD student Madeline Huberth hosted Los Altos High School’s Women in STEM club (WiSTEM) at the NeuroMusic Lab at the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). Huberth led the club through The Knoll, which was originally built to be the residence of Stanford President Ray Lyman Wilbur in 1915. After the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, the building was renovated and updated and is now used as headquarters for the CCRMA.

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Stanford PhD Student Guides WiSTEM Tour of Stanford NeuroMusic Lab

On Tuesday November 11, Stanford University PhD student Madeline Huberth hosted Los Altos High School’s Women in STEM club (WiSTEM) at the NeuroMusic Lab at the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). Huberth led the club through The Knoll, which was originally built to be the residence of Stanford President Ray Lyman Wilbur in 1915. After the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, the building was renovated and updated and is now used as headquarters for the CCRMA.


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Friday, November 14, 2014

Talon Daily Announcements: November 14, 2014


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Friday, November 7, 2014

Talon Daily Announcements: November 7, 2014


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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The Military as a Path to College

Enlisting in the military is often seen as an alternative for those who cannot or do not wish to attend college. However, since attending college is considered the norm for many students in Los Altos, […]


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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Military Life Hits Home for Sophomore Gino Vega

Imagine moving every three years, attending two different elementary schools, three different high schools. Imagine never settling down, never really feeling at home because you’ve grown up in a multitude of different houses, never staying […]


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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

So You Want to Join the Military?

If you were to walk into a kindergarten class and ask, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” chances are you’d get a lot of firefighters, astronauts, veterinarians and ballerinas. Most kids […]


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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The Military Option

Though traditional combat positions may come to mind when one thinks about the military, there is actually a variety of options available for interested students to explore. Depending on what choices students make, they can […]


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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Military Impacts Abroad and at Home

Long distance relationships are never easy, whether that means living far from your family or leaving your boyfriend for college six hours away. However, when a loved one is deployed to another part of the […]


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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams Finish Atop Podium

The cross country team competed in SCVAL finals on Tuesday, November 4, at Crystal Springs. Both the boys and girls teams had top three finishes.


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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Auto Shop May Not be Offered in the 2015-16 year: District Cites Low Enrollment and Loss of Funding

Since the beginning of the school year, the Mountain View Los Altos (MVLA) administration and the school administration have been discussing whether or not the Automotive Technology (Auto Shop) class will return next year. The debate centers around the rising costs, loss of state funding and low enrollment in the Auto Shop classes.


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On Thursday, October 30, the varsity girls volleyball team defeated the Mountain View Spartans 3-1, beating Los Altos’ cross-town rival for the second time this season." />

Girls Volleyball Triumphs Over Rival Mountain View on Senior Night


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Staffing Change Updates for Next School Year

The Talon covers some of the many teachers entering and leaving the high school environment for the next school year.

LAHS Alum Soars into Contention for 2016 Olympics

By setting the new Puerto Rican national records for both the indoor and outdoor pole vaults, LAHS alum Diamara Planell ‘11, may have booked herself a ticket to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Entertainment for the Summer

Movies With the worry of finals and AP exams a distant memory, why not treat yourself to a little escapism in front of the silver screen? If you are looking for an action packed and […]