the Paly Voice

  • Deadline for dropping a class is Thursday, March 12
  • AP exam registration ends March 14, 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 L-Z freshmen and all sophomores and juniors
  • 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.

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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.
  • Students to voice opinions at student forum

    Student forum to be held at 7 p.m. this Thursday in the MAC. Students will be given the opportunity to voice their opinions on student climate issues to Superintendent Max McGee and Principal Kim Diorio.

    ASB President Claire Liu stands outside of the SAO. Liu and ASB have been advertising and publicizing the event for the past week. Photo by Chalres Yu
  • 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

ASB releases election packets

Election packets for students interested in running for an elected Palo Alto High School Associated Student Body position are now available in front of the Student Activities Office and on Paly ASB’s website.

Sports

A change in lineup: New coach brings fresh spirit to baseball team

The Palo Alto High School baseball team (1-0, 0-0) looks forward to a new season with a new coach, holding high hopes despite graduating nine seniors as it takes on rival Gunn High School at noon tomorrow at home.

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

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.

A & E

Review: “American Sniper” – a personal look into war

The title of the movie says it all: war, patriotism and of course, snipers. This war movie not only includes numerous fighting scenes, but also flashes of the life a soldier experiences and how far a person is willing to go for a country they love.