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  • Slideshow: Gym teardown marks end of an era

    The exterior demolition of Palo Alto High School’s Big Gym, home to eight decades of athletic achievement, has begun.

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  • Season preview: Cross country aims to dominate

    Palo Alto High School’s cross country teams are looking to continue their dominance after the boys’ team attended state championships and the girls’ team placed fourth at the Central Coast Section Championships last year.

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  • Gym reconstruction to affect athletic programs

    Palo Alto High School’s students, staff, coaches and parents are facing challenges brought on by recent construction projects, including the Big Gym’s renovations and the pool’s closure, which have caused many sports teams to relocate off-campus.

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  • Palo Alto to raise minimum wage

    Palo Alto’s minimum wage will increase from $9 to $11, effective Jan. 1, 2016, after a unanimous vote by the Palo Alto City Council on Aug. 24. The wage hike is part of a phased effort to set the minimum wage to $15 by 2018.

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  • The Final Farewell: Big Gym scheduled for demolition on Monday

    Nearly a year and a half after its farewell ceremony, Palo Alto High School’s 86-year-old Big Gym will be demolished on Monday.

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News

Slideshow: Gym teardown marks end of an era

The exterior demolition of Palo Alto High School’s Big Gym, home to eight decades of athletic achievement, has begun.

Sports

Season preview: Cross country aims to dominate

Palo Alto High School’s cross country teams are looking to continue their dominance after the boys’ team attended state championships and the girls’ team placed fourth at the Central Coast Section Championships last year.

Opinion

What to write in someone’s yearbook

Not knowing what to write in someone else’s yearbook can be stressful and even awkward. If you’re ever caught staring at a blank page tapping your pen, you are likely to be perceived as an apathetic human being. Here are some tricks to avoiding this dilemma.

Multimedia

Slideshow: Senior student ID photos

This year, The Paly Voice met with some of the Class of 2016 seniors to see how they got creative with their student ID photos.

Features

Students unmask teen mental health discussion through documentary

Thirteen Paly and Gunn students seek to generate conversation about mental health in the community through the first screening of their documentary “Unmasked,” which looks to the past as a form of reflection and to the future as a form of hope.

A & E

Slideshow: Annual art fair floods community with color

The 34th Palo Alto Festival of the Arts flooded downtown Palo Alto in color as hundreds of California artists convened for the annual event on Saturday and Sunday.