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Editor's Pick


Media Arts Center to receive grand opening

After about three years of construction, the grand opening of Palo Alto High School’s new Media Arts Center will be held late Thursday afternoon, before more »


Track and field prepares for CCS meet

The Palo Alto High School track and field teams are looking forward to the Central Coast Section Semi Finals Saturday at San Jose City College. more »


Five fun tricks to combat senioritis

Check out these super fun tips and tricks to hold your senioritis at bay because, hey, nobody likes being rescinded.


Slideshow: Graduation 2014

The Class of 2014 graduated from Palo Alto High School Wednesday from the Quad, girls donned in white and boys in green.


The speeches that didn’t make it, Class of 2014

The Paly Voice acquired the following speeches from their authors, who wrote the speeches with the intention of delivering them at graduation, but were not selected to present. Read on to view speeches from the Class of 2014 that could have been given.

A & E

“Palo Alto” offers unconvincing, aimless portrayal of high school life

It turns out the only thing that angers Palo Altans more than James Franco’s novel “Palo Alto” is Gia Coppola’s film adaptation of that book by the same name.