the Paly Voice

  • Deadline for dropping a class is Thursday, March 12
  • AP exam registration ends March 4, late registration ends March 19
  • Early bird prices for Prom tickets from March 9 to March 22, all sales end April 10
  • Naviance demonstration for parents at 7 p.m. March 4 in LRC
  • This week’s Advisory is for individual freshmen meetings and all juniors
  • Boys’ soccer falls to Bellarmine in season-ending loss

    The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (13-4-3, 8-2-1) lost to Bellarmine College Preparatory (11-4-4, 8-2-3), 2-0, in the Central Coast Section quarterfinals yesterday in season-ending loss.

    Junior goalkeeper Eli Friedlander dives to stop a Los Gatos High School attempt at a shot. The ball bounces off the post. The Vikings defeated Los Gatos, 2-1, securing first place in the De Anza League.Photo by Amy Leung.
  • English building furniture delayed for months

    The administration is awaiting for Board approval of new furnitures for the English building, causing a delay of a few months.

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  • Net neutrality in five minutes or less

    A vote to be taken Thursday on the issue of net neutrality might fundamentally change the kind of information you access and make you think more critically about where you’re getting your information. The Paly Voice summarizes the issue at hand and presents them in five minutes or less.

    Sophomore Liam Noroian and junior Edward Chen work in the yearbook's computer lab. Palo Alto High School's yearbook staff plans to distribute the 2013-14 yearbook the week of May 20. "It's going to be very colorful," Editor-in-Chief Sarah Limb, a senior, said. "There's more autographing space." Photo by Allison Cowie.
  • Representatives to speak about Middle College alternative learning

    Representatives from Foothill’s Middle College program will be in the College and Career Center to meet with interested sophomores tomorrow during lunch.

    Students of Middle College participate in activities designed to strengthen teamwork on a group field trip to Yosemite. Photo courtesy of Shira Pederson.
  • From a #SSS: Narrowing your college list

    As second semester seniors (a.k.a. #SSS), we have begun to reflect back on our high school experiences and look to pass along helpful advice and lessons we have learned. For Palo Alto High School juniors looking toward next year, the college application process may seem like it’s looming over your heads. Check out our tips on narrowing down your college list.

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Editor's Pick

News

Career Month Speaker Series Kicks off

Palo Alto High School’s Seventh Annual Career Month Speaker Series started yesterday during lunch in the library and will continue until March 12.

Sports

Boys’ soccer falls to Bellarmine in season-ending loss

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (13-4-3, 8-2-1) lost to Bellarmine College Preparatory (11-4-4, 8-2-3), 2-0, in the Central Coast Section quarterfinals yesterday in season-ending loss.

Opinion

Opinion: Blended learning proposes better alternative to traditional learning experience

While the learning environment at school is satisfactory for some, to others, it is too uniform. The Paly Voice analyzes if Esther Wojcicki’s moonshot idea can solve this.

Multimedia

Slideshow: Former U.S. Secretary of Energy speaks on energy use, climate change

Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu spoke to Palo Alto High School parents and students in the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center during the first installment of the “Great Minds at Campus” speaker series Wednesday night.

Features

Girls’ wrestling builds momentum at Paly

Sophomore Sara Aguilar and senior Alexa Austin are the two female members of the Palo Alto High School wrestling team. The girls compete this weekend at the California Interscholastic Federation girls’ state tournament in Visalia.

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SatireDay Cartoon

Check out the weekly cartoon.