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  • Where are they now: Noah Berman

    Noah Berman, Paly class of 2012, recently competed in the NCAA Fencing Championships. The Voice caught up with Berman to find out more about his fencing experiences.

    Noah Berman held the tournament trophy he helped Brandeis University win at a fencing meet hosted by Duke University. Photo by Steven Berman.
  • Science Olympiad places second at state competition

    After earning a spot in the state competition with a regional win in March, the Palo Alto High School Science Olympiad team capped off its season Saturday, placing second out of 24 teams, in the Northern California Science Olympiad.

    Science Olympiad team captains, senior Annie Chen, junior Ken Chen and senior Grace Lin, pose with the hardware they earned at the regional competition in March. The team earned second place in the Northern California State Championship Saturday. Photo courtesy of Yingjian Chen.
  • Students respond to Phil Winston story

    Palo Alto High School students are responding to a Palo Alto Weekly story detailing former Paly Principal Phil Winston’s notice of misconduct, which was received by him last summer.

    Phil Winston was under investigation for misconduct during the time of his decision to step down from his principal position. Photo by Veronica Weber.
  • Voice of the Week: Erik Olah

    This week The Paly Voice sat down with science teacher Erik Olah to talk about northern elephant seals, Prom and Twitter.

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  • Construction continues, with several projects nearly finished

    Many small construction projects have been carried out over the course of Spring Break, while the new media arts and math buildings are nearing completion.

    The exterior of the new math building, which could open in just two weeks. Photo by Drew Keller.

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News

Police department releases mobile app

A new mobile app by the Palo Alto Police Department is now available after its release on April 15 on the App Store and the Google Play store.

Sports

Girls’ lacrosse falls to SHP in Dog-Fight

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse (5-4,4-1) team lost, 20-15, in a toughly contested game against Sacred Heart Preparatory High School (7-3,4-0) in a more »

Opinion

Opinion: Put the arrest talk to rest

Following the arrest of a Palo Alto high school senior over spring break, the Paly campus leaped into heated discussion. This discussion overstepped the line by making unfounded assumptions and spreading rumors. Read on to find out why this response was inappropriate.

Multimedia

Slideshow: “Farewell Big Gym” event a fitting celebration

Palo Alto High School hosted a celebration for the Big Gym honoring 85 years of its use on March 16. The Big Gym will be more »

Features

Where are they now: Noah Berman

Noah Berman, Paly class of 2012, recently competed in the NCAA Fencing Championships. The Voice caught up with Berman to find out more about his fencing experiences.

A & E

Review: “Divergent” impresses those of all factions

It is always fun to see how Hollywood spins the latest popular book. Film renditions vary in quality, but “Divergent” by far exceeds expectations. Based off of Veronica Roth’s best-selling novel “Divergent”, the movie closely follows the book, not missing any crucial moments, and director Neil Burger successfully brings the dystopian world of factions and conformity to life.