the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Thursday, August 25, 2016

  • Welcome back Vikings! Looking forward to a great school year
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  • Verbatim: Advice for freshmen

    As the first week of the 2016-17 school year unfolded, The Paly Voice asked the Palo Alto High School community for words of wisdom they wish they had known as a freshman.

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  • Vandals strike senior deck again

    The Palo Alto High School senior class is frustrated after the second vandalism incident on the senior deck in five days occurred late Wednesday night.

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  • Slideshow: Senior commencement ceremony

    The Palo Alto High School Class of 2016 graduated on Wednesday on the quad. Flip through the slideshow for a glimpse at Commencement ceremony highlights.

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  • The speeches that didn’t make it, Class of 2016

    The Paly Voice acquired the following speeches from their authors, with the authors’ consent to publish. The authors wrote the speeches with the intention of delivering them at graduation but were not selected by a panel of faculty members. The views stated in these speeches do not necessarily reflect the views of The Paly Voice, nor those of its staff.

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  • Star players lead badminton team to successful season

    Although they may not always train or play together, sophomore Michael Chau and junior Flavia Stiglich are connected by a deeper bond – their love for badminton.

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News

Vandals strike senior deck again

The Palo Alto High School senior class is frustrated after the second vandalism incident on the senior deck in five days occurred late Wednesday night.

Sports

Star players lead badminton team to successful season

Although they may not always train or play together, sophomore Michael Chau and junior Flavia Stiglich are connected by a deeper bond – their love for badminton.

Opinion

Time for a second draft: Alignment reform needed in Paly’s English department

Imagine this scenario. You read the required book for your class, and write an essay, using the instructions given to you by your teacher. Then you add it to the pile of essays for a different teacher teaching a different period of the same class. Would you be confident your work would get the grade it deserved? Would you bet 10 or 15 or 20 percent of your grade on it? We wouldn’t.

Multimedia

Verbatim: Advice for freshmen

As the first week of the 2016-17 school year unfolded, The Paly Voice asked the Palo Alto High School community for words of wisdom they wish they had known as a freshman.

Features

The speeches that didn’t make it, Class of 2016

The Paly Voice acquired the following speeches from their authors, with the authors’ consent to publish. The authors wrote the speeches with the intention of delivering them at graduation but were not selected by a panel of faculty members. The views stated in these speeches do not necessarily reflect the views of The Paly Voice, nor those of its staff.

A & E

Tuesday Tunes: Jenny Xin

This week the Paly Voice sat down with music enthusiast and Vikapella member senior Jenny Xin, to discuss pop music, her perfect pitch and choir. more »