the Paly Voice

  • Paly community scholarship deadline is Friday, Jan. 30, turn in to College and Career Center
  • Cap and gown ordering deadline is Friday, Jan. 30
  • This week’s Advisory is for A-K freshmen and all juniors
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  • Sushiritto is sushi-rrific

    Sushiritto opened in downtown Palo Alto last Saturday featuring fresh food on the go. Located at 448 University Ave., Sushiritto delivers a flavorful, giant sushi roll that needs to be tried.

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  • Student “act-letes” to battle in first ComedySportz event

    Students in Palo Alto High School’s Improv Troupe will participate in its first ever ComedySportz competition at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23.

    Sophomores Andrea O'Riordan and Joey Kellison-Linn attempt to revive junior Paul Bleich in an improv game called "Countdown," as practice for the upcoming competition on Friday. O'Riordan and Kellison-Linn will be among the six troupe members competing. Photo by Hannah Nguyen.
  • Student recognized for leadership at State Capitol

    Palo Alto High School senior was recognized as the first alternate for the U.S. Senate Youth Program and met with other finalists and representatives from the Department of Education to discuss school climate at the State Capitol this Wednesday in Sacramento.

    Senior Claire Liu, the other finalists, and the California Department of Education superintendent met to discuss issues at public schools. “If the opportunity arises, I think students should definitely apply for the program,” Liu said. Photo courtesy of Claire Liu.
  • College Declassified: The Interview

    Your applications may be in, but there’s one more missing piece. Check out these pointers to help guide you through your upcoming college interviews.

    A water bottle and résumé are helpful items to to a college admissions interview. The interview is the only opportunity for applicants to meet with college representatives in person. Photo by Hannah Nguyen.
  • Teen Arts Council to host Poetry Jam Friday

    Teen Arts Council’s first Poetry Jam will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 16, at the Palo Alto Children’s Theater. Its aim is to be a forum for teenagers to express themselves through poetry.

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News

Bryant Street Garage Fund to finance teen programs

The Bryant Street Garage Fund will hold an informational meeting for students interested in starting a teen program at 6 p.m. on Jan 21 at the El Palo Alto Room in the Mitchell Park Library Community Center.

Sports

Slideshow: Girls’ soccer defeats Los Gatos

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (11-1-0, 5-1-0) avenged last season’s Central Coast Section loss against Los Gatos High School (1-7-3, 1-4-1) with a 2-0 win in Saturday’s game at Paly.

Opinion

Je suis Emma: Je suis Charlie

This new column is my long-term commitment to supporting freedom of the press by discussing controversial topics that relate to high school students and expressing my possibly unpopular opinions. Topics can range from applying to college to worshiping Beyoncé to watching “The Bachelor.”

Multimedia

Sildeshow: Teen Arts Council Point B Poetry Jam

The Palo Alto Teen Arts Council hosted its first Poetry Jam at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 16 at the Palo Alto Children’s Theatre. Many Palo Alto High School students performed original poetry, shared published works and read song lyrics to an audience of teenagers in the spirit of expression and acceptance.

Features

Sushiritto is sushi-rrific

Sushiritto opened in downtown Palo Alto last Saturday featuring fresh food on the go. Located at 448 University Ave., Sushiritto delivers a flavorful, giant sushi roll that needs to be tried.

A & E

Student “act-letes” to battle in first ComedySportz event

Students in Palo Alto High School’s Improv Troupe will participate in its first ever ComedySportz competition at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23.