the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Saturday, July 30, 2016

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  • Slideshow: Senior commencement ceremony

    The Palo Alto High School Class of 2016 graduated on Wednesday on the quad. Flip through the slideshow for a glimpse at Commencement ceremony highlights.

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  • The speeches that didn’t make it, Class of 2016

    The Paly Voice acquired the following speeches from their authors, with the authors’ consent to publish. The authors wrote the speeches with the intention of delivering them at graduation but were not selected by a panel of faculty members. The views stated in these speeches do not necessarily reflect the views of The Paly Voice, nor those of its staff.

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  • Star players lead badminton team to successful season

    Although they may not always train or play together, sophomore Michael Chau and junior Flavia Stiglich are connected by a deeper bond – their love for badminton.

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  • Board approves raise for teachers

    The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education approved a contract to increase teacher salary by 12 percent over the next three years on Tuesday in the board chambers at the district office.

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  • District plans overhaul of standardized test administration

    The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education is implementing a new five point plan to prevent mistakes in standardized testing procedure.

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News

Slideshow: Senior commencement ceremony

The Palo Alto High School Class of 2016 graduated on Wednesday on the quad. Flip through the slideshow for a glimpse at Commencement ceremony highlights.

Sports

Star players lead badminton team to successful season

Although they may not always train or play together, sophomore Michael Chau and junior Flavia Stiglich are connected by a deeper bond – their love for badminton.

Opinion

Time for a second draft: Alignment reform needed in Paly’s English department

Imagine this scenario. You read the required book for your class, and write an essay, using the instructions given to you by your teacher. Then you add it to the pile of essays for a different teacher teaching a different period of the same class. Would you be confident your work would get the grade it deserved? Would you bet 10 or 15 or 20 percent of your grade on it? We wouldn’t.

Multimedia

What’s in my bag: Jackson Nelson-Gal

As part of The Paly Voice’s “What’s in my Bag” series to find out more about students at Palo Alto High School, we sat down with senior Jackson Nelson-Gal this week and to ask what’s in his bag.

Features

The speeches that didn’t make it, Class of 2016

The Paly Voice acquired the following speeches from their authors, with the authors’ consent to publish. The authors wrote the speeches with the intention of delivering them at graduation but were not selected by a panel of faculty members. The views stated in these speeches do not necessarily reflect the views of The Paly Voice, nor those of its staff.

A & E

Tuesday Tunes: Jenny Xin

This week the Paly Voice sat down with music enthusiast and Vikapella member senior Jenny Xin, to discuss pop music, her perfect pitch and choir. more »