the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Monday, May 2, 2016

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Editor's Pick


Band and orchestra score high at CMEA festival

Palo Alto High School’s band and orchestra received high scores at the California Music Education Association Festival on Saturday at Gunn High School.


Viking boys’ tennis players advance to SCVAL finals

Several members of the Palo Alto High School boys’ tennis team will compete in Santa Clara Valley Athletic League finals at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Paly.


You are so not OCD: The truth behind the colloquialism

‘I am so OCD’ has become too familiar of a phrase, ingrained in speech to justify moments in which one feels the need to perform an action in a certain way; but this has stripped the serious mental illness of its harsh reality.


Verbatim: Harriet Tubman to be new face of $20

The Paly Voice asked Palo Alto High School students and faculty about their views on Harriet Tubman replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.


Verbatim: Republican convention attendees discuss 2016 election

The Paly Voice interviewed delegates and guests at the California Republican Convention to learn more about what important political ideas they support, and how they view the three Republican candidates.

A & E

‘Macbeth’ brings an eerie tragedy to life on stage

Shakespeare’s plays have long graced the stages of the world, from bittersweet tragedies to upbeat comedies conveying timeless messages about humanity and society. The Theater Department brings a new twist to Shakespeare’s tragedy “Macbeth,” with well-incorporated technology and a modern setting.