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  • Verbatim: Spirit Week 2014

    The Paly Voice asked students, teachers and admin about their opinions for this year’s upcoming Spirit Week.

    Spirit Week Verbatim
  • “Must have” Spirit Week outfits

    Read a half-serious, half-joking take on the “must have” Spirit Week outfits for each grade this year.

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  • Teachers satisfied with Social Justice Pathway

    With only two months into the implementation of the Social Justice Pathway, Palo Alto High School teachers are satisfied with the progress and direction of the program, according to a presentation on Oct. 15 in the Media Arts Center.

    Social Justice Pathway teachers Erin Angell and Eric Bloom explain the specifics of the new pathway.
  • Opinion: Teachers, we’ve got spirit, how ’bout you?

    Spirit Week generates a sense of pride for both one’s respective class and Palo Alto High School itself. Teachers should “leave them kids alone,” as Pink Floyd sings, and allow students to fully enjoy the event without worrying about tests and other major assignments.

    Decked out in her superhero attire from last year's Spirit Week, a Palo Alto High School junior expresses the workload she wishes she will not have during the week-long event. Photo by Jeanette Wong.
  • Alumnus helps develop phone case to deter sexual assault

    A former Palo Alto High School student is involved in the kickstarting of his company Lifeshel’s first product, Whistl: a smartphone case that aims to prevent sexual violence.

    The Whistl enables users to counter sexual offenders in three different modes: Check-in mode, Panic mode and Stealth mode. Photo courtesy of Lifeshel.com

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News

Float building to begin Saturday

Paly students will kick off Spirit Week festivities with float-building, starting on Saturday at 9 a.m. in the auto shop on campus.

Sports

Injuries derail cross country teams’ promising season

Although injuries to key contributors have limited the performance of the Palo Alto high school’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams, coaches say both are more »

Opinion

“Must have” Spirit Week outfits

Read a half-serious, half-joking take on the “must have” Spirit Week outfits for each grade this year.

Multimedia

Verbatim: Spirit Week 2014

The Paly Voice asked students, teachers and admin about their opinions for this year’s upcoming Spirit Week.

Features

Journalist in-residence returns to Macedonia to set up youth program

To some, the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center has become a go-to hangout spot, a second home during production week or a prime place to take a nap. To Aleksandar Atanasov, it served as inspiration for the future.

A & E

Theatre program starts new ComedySportz team

For the first year ever, the Palo Alto High School Theatre Department will partake in competitive improvisation as part of its newly-created ComedySportz team.