the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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  • Little ones in the big leagues: Freshmen on winter varsity teams

    Palo Alto High School varsity sports are known for being competitive. Athletes who participate in varsity sports are often upperclassmen, though a few younger students are able to make the cut. Sometimes even freshmen get to compete at the varsity level. This winter, there are three.

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  • Season Preview: Boys’ soccer hopes to recreate last year’s winning streak

    After an undefeated regular season that ended with a devastating loss in the quarterfinals of last season’s Central Coast Section playoffs, the Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team hopes to repeat last year’s success and advance to the final round of CCS.

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  • Volleyball celebrates improvement, looks to future success

    The Palo Alto High School volleyball team is celebrating an impressive overall record of 23-11 and a successful season, which ended after a loss to the Turlock High School Bull Dogs (28-12, 10-2) in the first round of the States competition.

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  • Madrigal Feaste to take place in Performing Arts Center

    The Palo Alto High School Choir program will host its 50th annual Madrigal Feast this Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, otherwise known as Westminster Hall.

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  • Cross country impresses at States

    This season, both the Palo Alto High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams reached the Central Coast Section championship meet and advanced runners to the California Interscholastic Federation State championship meet in Fresno.

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News

Madrigal Feaste to take place in Performing Arts Center

The Palo Alto High School Choir program will host its 50th annual Madrigal Feast this Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, otherwise known as Westminster Hall.

Sports

Little ones in the big leagues: Freshmen on winter varsity teams

Palo Alto High School varsity sports are known for being competitive. Athletes who participate in varsity sports are often upperclassmen, though a few younger students are able to make the cut. Sometimes even freshmen get to compete at the varsity level. This winter, there are three.

Opinion

The aftermath of the election: Healing a divided country

As an immigrant, there is always a feeling of exclusion between the country you are from and the one you live in. Our family’s relationship with these two sides of their identity is confusing, sometimes angry and filled with a constant struggle. Yet the day they cast their ballots, they felt unquestionably American, and for once there were no reservations attached to that feeling of patriotism.

Multimedia

Verbatim: What are you thankful for?

Palo Alto High School students and staff are celebrating Thanksgiving break during these days off. The Paly Voice asked various students and staff what they have come to appreciate most this year.

Features

Little ones in the big leagues: Freshmen on winter varsity teams

Palo Alto High School varsity sports are known for being competitive. Athletes who participate in varsity sports are often upperclassmen, though a few younger students are able to make the cut. Sometimes even freshmen get to compete at the varsity level. This winter, there are three.

A & E

‘Loving’: What’s not to love?

Did you know that interracial marriage wasn’t always legal in the United States? In the non-fiction, historical-drama film , ‘Loving,’ directed by Jeff Nichols, the audience follows two main characters — a black woman, Mildred, and a white man, Richard — who fall in love and want to get married despite obstacles; however, it’s not that simple.