the Paly Voice

  • AP Literature meeting at lunch this Friday in Writing Center
  • Seniors: Remember to send second semester transcripts to colleges through Parchment
  • Baccalaureate is at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 29 at the Flint Center
  • This week’s Advisory is for freshmen only
  • We’re on Facebook,, and Twitter, @thepalyvoice!
  • School Board approves Gunn’s new schedule; examines minority achievement solutions

    The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education unanimously approved a creative bell schedule for Gunn High School and viewed a presentation addressing the district’s minority achievement gap.

  • History class project acknowledged in The New York Times

    An opinion article published in The New York Times yesterday featured a nod to Palo Alto High School’s United States History classes and the projects their teacher, David Rapaport, sent to the article’s author, Gail Collins.

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  • College map of Paly faculty

    As the school year wraps up and students prepare to embark on the next step in their life, it’s easy to forget that each of our teachers underwent similar processes not long ago. The Paly Voice gathered data from Paly faculty members to mark where each of them attended college, as well as to ask for personal advice.

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  • Bracelets support Adolescent Counseling Services

    Two Palo Alto High School seniors are selling an assortment of beaded bracelets to support the Adolescent Counseling Services. They are currently selling for $25 and can be bought by contacting Claire Chevallier or Emma Chiu through Facebook.

  • Tuesday Tunes: Principal Kim Diorio

    This week, The Paly Voice sat down with Paly Principal Kim Diorio to ask her to compile a list of a few of her favorite songs.

    Kim Diorio listens to her favorite tunes wearing earbuds that match the color of her scarf. Photo by George Lu.

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A cappella groups to host auditions Thursday

Students enrolled in choir classes at Palo Alto High School for the 2015-2016 school year are invited to audition for Paly Choir’s a cappella groups tomorrow during advisory and after school in the choir room.


Season recap: Boys’ golf falls in CCS first round

The Palo Alto High School boys’ golf team (14-1, 12-0) ended its season early in the postseason after a mediocre showing at the first round of the Central Coast Section playoffs.


Editorial: Transcending the assumptions

In the wake of tragedies in Palo Alto, our community and the national media have found various outlets to express their opinions on the schools’ failure to mitigate student stress. Even though it is easy to point to a single cause, we must avoid generalizations and maintain our willingness to improve through constructive feedback.


Verbatim: What was the toughest part of your year?

With the end of the school year just around the corner, Palo Alto High School students responded to The Paly Voice’s question: What has been the hardest part of your year?


Student-run summer camp opportunities

As summer approaches, parents may be searching for summer programs that their children can attend. Luckily, students at Palo Alto High School are hosting a wide variety of camps for different age groups.

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Tuesday Tunes: Principal Kim Diorio

This week, The Paly Voice sat down with Paly Principal Kim Diorio to ask her to compile a list of a few of her favorite songs.