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  • Liveblog: Turkey Trot 2014

    The Parent Teacher Student Association will be hosting its annual Turkey Trot festival during an extended lunch tomorrow. Students can receive a turkey lunch for $5 in cash or $2 with 3 cans of nonperishable food. Check back on November 21 at 11:45 a.m. for live updates and commentary of the festival.

    A significant amount of the student body comes out for the Turkey Trot. Last year, the Turkey Trot raised several thousand dollars and four bins of canned food.
  • Boys’ cross country prepares for state championships

    Boys’ cross country will compete at Fresno on Saturday for state championships after a second place finish in central coast selections.

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  • Fall sports: up-and-coming JV athletes

    Here are just a few of the promising JV athletes that will be essential to the future of Palo Alto High School athletics.

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  • The ultimate pearl milk tea challenge: A weekend in the city

    Staff writer Alex Merkle-Raymond takes the PMT challenge to San Francisco where she experiences the best and worst PMT she’s ever had. Through the Mission District, the Tenderloin and the Financial District, Pearl Milk Tea is judged fairly and in great detail. Please leave a comment for any suggestions of other places to try.

    Plentea is this week's best reviewed PMT. Plentea specializes in fruit teas, crema oolong teas and pearl milk teas. Photo by Alex Merkle-Raymond
  • Vikings to close out regular season at Saratoga

    The Palo Alto High School football team (3-6, 2-3) will look to finish out its regular season with a critical victory when it faces the Saratoga High School Falcons (4-5, 2-3) this Friday on the road with potential Central Coast Section playoff implications at stake.

    Junior quarterback Justin Hull surveys his receivers downfield during a 55-26 victory against the Santa Clara Bruins on Oct. 31. as junior Mikey Grandy and senior Jon Martinez protect him. Photo by Josh Yuen.

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Liveblog: Turkey Trot 2014

The Parent Teacher Student Association will be hosting its annual Turkey Trot festival during an extended lunch tomorrow. Students can receive a turkey lunch for $5 in cash or $2 with 3 cans of nonperishable food. Check back on November 21 at 11:45 a.m. for live updates and commentary of the festival.