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Abortion walkout organizers speak on consequences of overturning Roe v. Wade

Abortion walkout organizers speak on consequences of overturning Roe v. Wade

Kevin Chien , News Beat June 5, 2022

Hundreds of students walked out of class in solidarity to protest the Supreme Court’s draft decision to overturn the historic Roe v. Wade ruling on Thursday, May 26. Students marched along the lawn...

Students learn leadership and gratitude through Global Glimpse, while exploring the beauty of Latin American culture

Students learn leadership and gratitude through Global Glimpse, while exploring the beauty of Latin American culture

Hanna Olsen , Staff Writer May 28, 2022

Global Glimpse gives students the opportunity to explore the cultures of Latin American countries such as Ecuador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic. During the two-to-three-week trip,...

Acting class delivers chilling performance despite COVID-19 absences

Acting class delivers chilling performance despite COVID-19 absences

McKenna King , Staff Writer May 25, 2022

The show began after Elizabeth Berg, director and teacher of the acting class, introduced the show and announced that six actors were absent due to COVID-19. She explained that the actors filling their...

Photo story: Rally launches last spirit week of the year

Photo story: Rally launches last spirit week of the year

Kevin Chien , News Beat May 24, 2022

Students arrived at school wearing scrubs, baggy clothes, and jerseys for the last spirit week of the year. The week commenced with a rally including activities hosted by ASB and performances from Dance...

Meet Kip Glazer, next year’s principal

Meet Kip Glazer, next year’s principal

Kaitlyn Knopf , Print People Editor May 18, 2022

Newly appointed principal Kip Glazer hopes to start next year off strong by implementing what may excite fans of Kahoot and Quizlet Live: game-based learning.  Glazer is currently the principal at...

MVLA Board Petition sparks change

MVLA Board Petition sparks change

Natalie Arbatman, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2022

It’s been almost one year since Los Altos Students, Alumni, and Educators and Campus Change Mountain View High School backed by Justice Vanguard, a “grassroots racial justice organization that focuses...

Robotics team flies to Houston for world championship

Robotics team flies to Houston for world championship

McKenna King , Staff Writer May 13, 2022

Spartan Robotics Team placed second in its division in the 2022 FIRST Robotics Championship competition. The team competed against 75 other teams, and the championship included 454 teams from 43 countries...

Kip Glazer announced as the principal for the upcoming school year

Kip Glazer announced as the principal for the upcoming school year

Amelia Klingberg , News Beat May 2, 2022

The board announced that Dr. Kip Glazer will be taking over for Michael Jimenez next year as the school principal. Glazer is currently the principal of San Marcos High School in the Santa Barbara Unified...

Free feminine hygiene products lessen the stress of periods

Free feminine hygiene products lessen the stress of periods

Amelia Klingberg , News Beat April 26, 2022

Free tampons and pads are now available in the women’s restrooms in the 100 and 600 wings. By the 2022-23 school year, all school women’s restrooms will be stocked.  The Menstrual Equity Act, passed...

Principals, Athletic directors, and long term substitutes: the complex process of hiring new staff

Principals, Athletic directors, and long term substitutes: the complex process of hiring new staff

Katie Tsang, Web News Editor April 3, 2022

The school has hired a new athletic director, found long-term substitute teachers for unpredictable staff absences, and started searching for a new principal since the beginning of the second semester....

Evacuation during false fire alarm results in injury

Evacuation during false fire alarm results in injury

Sidney Rochnik and Max Zonana March 29, 2022

Junior Tessa Hunter was evacuating from a fire alarm this morning when she saw a staff member lying on the ground. Rushing to help, she was able to attend to the injured staff member until the EMTs arrived...

Battle of the class week overview: what events will take place

Battle of the class week overview: what events will take place

Sophia Sasaki, Print Sports Editor March 28, 2022

The fourth annual Battle of the Classes put on by ASB is being held from March 28th to April 1st, where students can participate in lunchtime events and attend a rally to win points for their grade. Additionally,...

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