the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Editor's Pick


School board representatives to obtain preferential vote

Student school board representatives will cast preferential votes during board meetings starting next school year.


Season recap: Girls’ and boys’ teams finish strong for both swimming and diving

The Palo Alto High School boys’ and girls’ swimming teams wrapped up their seasons after the girls’ swimming team placed second and the boys placed fourth at the California Interscholastic Federation State Swimming and Diving Championships last weekend in Clovis.


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.


What’s in my bag: Jackson Nelson-Gal

As part of The Paly Voice’s “What’s in my Bag” series to find out more about students at Palo Alto High School, we sat down with senior Jackson Nelson-Gal this week and to ask what’s in his bag.


Environmentalist extroadinaire: Jack Kearns

The Paly Voice profiled AP Environmental Science teacher Jack Kearns, who spoke about his athletic prowess, expertise in small African carnivores and passion for teaching.

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 »