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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.