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  • Admin: Adam Paulson selected as new Dean of Students
  • Freshman orientation to start at 4 p.m. on Aug. 14 in the small gym
  • School photos for sophomores, juniors and seniors to be taken on Aug. 15
  • Glenn “Max” McGee to succeed Kevin Skelly as PAUSD superintendent
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  • Slideshow: Media Arts ribbon-cutting highlights annual school picnic

    The Palo Alto High School Parent Teacher Student Association hosted the annual Welcome-Back-to-School dinner on Thursday evening, featuring the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Media Arts Center, student performances and food trucks.

    The cutting of the ribbon ended the ceremony. Photo by Amy Leung.
  • Media Arts Center to receive grand opening

    After about three years of construction, the grand opening of Palo Alto High School’s new Media Arts Center will be held late Thursday afternoon, before more »

    A sign announcing the Welcome-Back-To-School Dinner hangs on a portable in the Quad. Photo by Emma Chiu.
  • Construction limits space in Embarcadero lot

    Palo Alto High School students and faculty alike are learning to cope with the loss of parking space after construction on the new Performing Arts Center began over the summer, blocking off a portion of the Embarcadero Road parking lot.

    Construction of the new building has taken over part of the previous Embarcadero lot. Photo by Maddy Jones.
  • Slideshow: Graduation 2014

    The Class of 2014 graduated from Palo Alto High School Wednesday from the Quad, girls donned in white and boys in green.

    Members of the Class of 2014 throw their hats up in the air at the end of the graduation ceremony. Photo by Maddy Jones.
  • The speeches that didn’t make it, Class of 2014

    The Paly Voice acquired the following speeches from their authors, who wrote the speeches with the intention of delivering them at graduation, but were not selected to present. Read on to view speeches from the Class of 2014 that could have been given.

    Students of the graduating class of 2014 toss their caps into the air after the graduation ceremony Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Molly Fogarty.

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News

Media Arts Center to receive grand opening

After about three years of construction, the grand opening of Palo Alto High School’s new Media Arts Center will be held late Thursday afternoon, before more »

Sports

Track and field prepares for CCS meet

The Palo Alto High School track and field teams are looking forward to the Central Coast Section Semi Finals Saturday at San Jose City College. more »

Opinion

Five fun tricks to combat senioritis

Check out these super fun tips and tricks to hold your senioritis at bay because, hey, nobody likes being rescinded.

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Slideshow: Graduation 2014

The Class of 2014 graduated from Palo Alto High School Wednesday from the Quad, girls donned in white and boys in green.

Features

The speeches that didn’t make it, Class of 2014

The Paly Voice acquired the following speeches from their authors, who wrote the speeches with the intention of delivering them at graduation, but were not selected to present. Read on to view speeches from the Class of 2014 that could have been given.

A & E

“Palo Alto” offers unconvincing, aimless portrayal of high school life

It turns out the only thing that angers Palo Altans more than James Franco’s novel “Palo Alto” is Gia Coppola’s film adaptation of that book by the same name.