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  • PAUSD reaches settlement agreement in construction lawsuit

    The Palo Alto Unified School District has agreed to pay $540,000 to settle a $3.5 million lawsuit regarding a breach of contract during the construction of two new Palo Alto High School buildings.

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  • Get your holiday Netflix fix

    What is better than curling up in front of the fire with hot cocoa and Netflix over winter break? Nothing. The question now is what movie to watch or TV show to marathon. Don’t worry – here are some ideas.

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  • The ongoing debate of finals

    Although the concept of finals has been around forever, there are and always will be questions surrounding its legitimacy. The Paly Voice investigates arguments on both sides, for and against finals.

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  • Column: You are worth more

    Editor in Chief Charles Yu reflects on the hysteria induced by college decisions for early applicants.

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  • Opinion: Living Skills, an incomplete study

    While we commend the Palo Alto Unified School District for covering challenging health topics relevant to adult life, we believe that Living Skills should be revised to include education on managing finances and entering and navigating the workforce.

    The Living Skills curriculum is misleading if the name of the class is to be taken literally. More practical subjects should be included in the course. Photo by Maya McNealis.

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News

PAUSD reaches settlement agreement in construction lawsuit

The Palo Alto Unified School District has agreed to pay $540,000 to settle a $3.5 million lawsuit regarding a breach of contract during the construction of two new Palo Alto High School buildings.

Sports

Season preview: Girls’ basketball set for big year

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team is seeking to build off of last season’s semifinal exit from the Central Coast Section playoffs with a core of returning players.

Opinion

Trendy Tuesday: Finals fashion

With finals right around the corner, we know you’re thinking hard about your fashion choices for the week. Do not fear, Voice is here.

Multimedia

Community service opportunities this winter

To students who are in Living Skills and need the required 15 hours, or to simply to anyone who wants to give back to the community, winter break is a great time to catch up on those community service hours and contribute to the gift-giving spirit. The Paly Voice gathered information on Community Service Opportunities that will be able available this winter break.

Features

Paly parent-owned olive oil company wins food award

“Olive” you should hear the story behind this parent-owned, award-winning olive oil business.

A & E

Get your holiday Netflix fix

What is better than curling up in front of the fire with hot cocoa and Netflix over winter break? Nothing. The question now is what movie to watch or TV show to marathon. Don’t worry – here are some ideas.