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  • Baccalaureate ticket registration open at paly.io/baccalaureate2015, ends at 3:30 p.m. on April 30
  • This week’s Advisory is for all freshmen and juniors
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  • Where is everyone? Students opt out of Smarter Balanced test

    Under 50 percent of Palo Alto High School juniors took the state-standardized Smarter Balanced test today, according to Dean of Students Adam Paulson.

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  • ASB is Sirius about Hogwarts Week

    Palo Alto High School’s Associated Student Body will host the school’s first ever “Hogwarts Week,” a three-day long event inspired by the Harry Potter series, from April 29 to May 1.

    The various Hogwarts houses within the Harry Potter Series. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.
  • Review: “Unfriended” falls short of excellence

    Simultaneously innovative and unengaging, “Unfriended” delivers an adequate performance that serves more as a tacky teenage movie with a message than as a blood-curdling thriller.

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  • Smarter Balanced scores to waive placement tests

    Juniors will take their first-ever official state-standardized Smarter Balanced test on Monday and Tuesday at Palo Alto High School. Starting in the 2015-16 school year, students enrolling in certain California colleges may use the Smarter Balanced test scores to determine placement in courses.

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  • Slideshow: Not In Our Schools Week

    Palo Alto High School ASB hosted Not In Our Schools Week to recognize and appreciate students of all abilities, races, and beliefs. Daily awareness activities and presentations were available during brunch and lunch all throughout the week.

    Not in our Schools Week 2015

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News

Where is everyone? Students opt out of Smarter Balanced test

Under 50 percent of Palo Alto High School juniors took the state-standardized Smarter Balanced test today, according to Dean of Students Adam Paulson.

Sports

Liveblog: Boys’ lacrosse takes on Los Gatos

Check back here at 7 p.m. for live coverage of the Palo Alto High School boys’ lacrosse team (7-5-1, 4-2) as they host the De Anza league-leading Los Gatos High School Wildcats (8-5, 8-0) at the El Camino field.

Opinion

Opinion: Zero Period PE policy needs reform

Zero Period Physical Education classes need reform in order to limit student stress and decrease sleep deprivation.

Multimedia

Slideshow: What students appreciate about their teachers

In celebration of Staff Appreciation Week, The Paly Voice asked students what they appreciate about their teachers.

Features

“The Juggling Kid”

With just over a year and a half of experience under his belt, sophomore Zach Strassberg-Phillips has earned himself a nickname of “The Juggling Kid” due to his consistent display of his hobby. Read on to discover his story.

A & E

Review: “Unfriended” falls short of excellence

Simultaneously innovative and unengaging, “Unfriended” delivers an adequate performance that serves more as a tacky teenage movie with a message than as a blood-curdling thriller.