the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Monday, January 16, 2017

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  • Board supports immigrant students, promotes district as sanctuary

    During a school board meeting on Tuesday, the board approved a resolution that affirms PAUSD’s support of immigrant students and families, and states PAUSD should be a sanctuary for students.

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  • Fallen tree disrupts morning traffic

    The Palo Alto High School administration is waiting on landscape clearing personnel to clear a large California Live Oak tree that fell into the El Camino parking lot this morning.

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  • Boys’ basketball soars past Eagles

    The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team (11-2, 3-0) continued its winning streak last night, breezing by its De Anza League foe the Los Altos Eagles (7-6, 0-2), 63-50 Tuesday night at Gunn High School.

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  • Teachers propose 16 new courses for following year

    Teachers are hoping to have their courses approved after 16 new course proposals were presented to the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday night in the district office.

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  • Paly debater wins out-of-state tournament

    Palo Alto High School Speech and Debate team member junior Frances Zhuang placed first in the Lincoln-Douglas Open Division at the 83rd Annual Puget Sound High School Tournament this weekend in Tacoma, Washington.

    Palo Alto High School junior debater Frances Zhuang poses in front of the Media Arts Center on Tuesday. Photo: Emma van der Veen.

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News

Board supports immigrant students, promotes district as sanctuary

During a school board meeting on Tuesday, the board approved a resolution that affirms PAUSD’s support of immigrant students and families, and states PAUSD should be a sanctuary for students.

Sports

Slideshow: Paly girls dominate Mountain View

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team (9-3, 3-0) continued their undefeated season in league play, defeating the Mountain View Spartans 61-47.

Opinion

Dear admin: Reduce stress, extend review days

While we appreciate your efforts to reduce the stress on our strained community, we are running into the same problem as we have with all of your endeavors – it is simply not enough.

Multimedia

Verbatim: What are you thankful for?

Palo Alto High School students and staff are celebrating Thanksgiving break during these days off. The Paly Voice asked various students and staff what they have come to appreciate most this year.

Features

Stage tech: The unseen side of theater

The bright lights, dazzling costumes, and vivid sets part of every theater production are essential in transporting captivated audiences to other worlds in which dramatic stories, played out by Palo Alto High School’s talented actors and actresses, can seem life-like. But behind the scenes, students dressed in all black are busy making the whole production possible, and without them, the show would not go on.

A & E

‘Moana’ will flow its way into your heart

Walt Disney Animation Studios, famously known for its animated princess movies such as “The Princess in the Frog,” “Cinderella,” and “Brave,” recently came out with yet another inspiring princess movie titled “Moana.” With a beautiful message about female empowerment and cultural appreciation, Disney finally perfected an inspiring princess movie for not only young girls but people of all ages and cultures.