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  • Girls’ lacrosse falls to SHP in Dog-Fight

    The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse (5-4,4-1) team lost, 20-15, in a toughly contested game against Sacred Heart Preparatory High School (7-3,4-0) in a more »

    Sophomore midfielder Maya Benatar charges up the field with the ball. Benatar had three goals, one assist and controlled four draws. Photo by Maddy Jones.
  • Students respond to Phil Winston story

    Palo Alto High School students are responding to a Palo Alto Weekly story detailing former Paly Principal Phil Winston’s notice of misconduct, which was received by him last summer.

    Phil Winston was under investigation for misconduct during the time of his decision to step down from his principal position. Photo by Veronica Weber.
  • Voice of the Week: Erik Olah

    This week The Paly Voice sat down with science teacher Erik Olah to talk about northern elephant seals, Prom and Twitter.

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  • Construction continues, with several projects nearly finished

    Many small construction projects have been carried out over the course of Spring Break, while the new media arts and math buildings are nearing completion.

    The exterior of the new math building, which could open in just two weeks. Photo by Drew Keller.
  • Opinion: Put the arrest talk to rest

    Following the arrest of a Palo Alto high school senior over spring break, the Paly campus leaped into heated discussion. This discussion overstepped the line by making unfounded assumptions and spreading rumors. Read on to find out why this response was inappropriate.

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News

San Francisquito Creek listed among most endangered in US

American Rivers is calling for the removal of Stanford University’s Searsville Dam, which blocks fish migration and contributes to habitat degradation in downstream areas. In addition to habitat degradation, various environmental groups have blamed the university for tapping water from the reservoir behind the dam contributing to a more dry downstream environment.

Sports

Girls’ lacrosse falls to SHP in Dog-Fight

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse (5-4,4-1) team lost, 20-15, in a toughly contested game against Sacred Heart Preparatory High School (7-3,4-0) in a more »

Opinion

Opinion: Put the arrest talk to rest

Following the arrest of a Palo Alto high school senior over spring break, the Paly campus leaped into heated discussion. This discussion overstepped the line by making unfounded assumptions and spreading rumors. Read on to find out why this response was inappropriate.

Multimedia

Slideshow: “Farewell Big Gym” event a fitting celebration

Palo Alto High School hosted a celebration for the Big Gym honoring 85 years of its use on March 16. The Big Gym will be more »

Features

Voice of the Week: Erik Olah

This week The Paly Voice sat down with science teacher Erik Olah to talk about northern elephant seals, Prom and Twitter.

A & E

Review: “Divergent” impresses those of all factions

It is always fun to see how Hollywood spins the latest popular book. Film renditions vary in quality, but “Divergent” by far exceeds expectations. Based off of Veronica Roth’s best-selling novel “Divergent”, the movie closely follows the book, not missing any crucial moments, and director Neil Burger successfully brings the dystopian world of factions and conformity to life.