With only two months into the implementation of the Social Justice Pathway, Palo Alto High School teachers are satisfied with the progress and direction of the program, according to a presentation on Oct. 15 in the Media Arts Center.
Spirit Week generates a sense of pride for both one’s respective class and Palo Alto High School itself. Teachers should “leave them kids alone,” as Pink Floyd sings, and allow students to fully enjoy the event without worrying about tests and other major assignments.
The Paly Voice interviewed attendees in line for day 3 of the Media Arts Center grand opening today. The event featured introductions from The Campanile adviser Esther Wojcicki and James Franco, who graduated in 1996.
Paly is creating an action plan for the next six years following the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Coordinator Emily Garrison’s release of the three goals for the next accreditation cycle on Tuesday in the Media Arts Center atrium.
The Paly Voice interviewed Palo Alto High School alumnus James Franco’s mother Betsy Franco, in a video exclusive below. Franco graduated from Paly in 1996 and featured his film adaptation of his poetry in a 50-minute video for the third day of the Media Arts Center grand opening.
To some, the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center has become a go-to hangout spot, a second home during production week or a prime place to take a nap. To Aleksandar Atanasov, it served as inspiration for the future.