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.
Friday is the last day of Spirit Week 2014, ending with students' favorite events: the teacher dance, float reveal and Spirit Dance. After Friday, all scores from Spirit Week will be added up, and the winning results will be revealed at Homecoming on Saturday.
In honor of teacher Mike McNulty's retirement, Palo Alto High School will host its first annual Sports in American Life speakers forum from 1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in the new Media Arts Center.
On Tuesday, April 9, human rights activist Kerry Kennedy spoke to students about social justice, violence, gun control and her father Robert F. Kennedy in a phone interview conducted by social studies teacher David Rapaport.
Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan addressed current civil rights issues, including including voting fraud, marriage rights and affirmative action in front of Palo Alto High School students today at during Tutorial.