the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Friday, September 30, 2016

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  • School board candidates vie for three opening seats

    With less than 40 days remaining until election day on Nov. 8, five candidates for the Palo Alto school board are campaigning in hopes of gaining one of the three opening seats.

    All five school board candidates pose for a photo together while preparing for the first forum of the 2016 election cycle. Photo: Zahra Muzaffar
  • Admin calls for safety reform after bike accident

    Principal Kim Diorio is renewing her call for safety improvements at a key intersection after a driver struck a Palo Alto High School student while she biked to school at the intersection of Churchill Ave. and Castilleja Ave. this morning.

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  • Featured Athlete: Runner Kent Slaney

    Imagine: A six-year-old Kent Slaney dashes through the Escondido Elementary School playground, leaving his playmates in the dust. Flash to today, Slaney is a key member of both the Palo Alto High School cross country and track and field teams. He amazes his community and consistently breaks personal and course records.

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  • Liveblog: First Presidential debate

    Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face off in the 2016 election’s first debate tonight at Hofstra University. Tune in at 6 p.m. for The more »

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  • Madrono staff to hold free senior portrait sessions

    The Madrono staff is holding several photo-taking sessions for all seniors seeking free portraits. The photo sessions will take place on the Quad next week during Tutorial, Advisory and sixth period.

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Editor's Pick

News

Preview: Spirit Week Themes

Can the firefighting Class of 2019 extinguish the junior fighting spirit? Will the freshman earn their stripes? Or will it be “Game Over” for everyone?

Sports

Featured Athlete: Runner Kent Slaney

Imagine: A six-year-old Kent Slaney dashes through the Escondido Elementary School playground, leaving his playmates in the dust. Flash to today, Slaney is a key member of both the Palo Alto High School cross country and track and field teams. He amazes his community and consistently breaks personal and course records.

Opinion

The problem with our theme selection process

The Class of 2018’s recent outburst may not simply have been due to a lack of maturity, but representative of a greater issue with Paly’s entire theme selection process.

Multimedia

Verbatim: Freshmen on adjusting to high school

As the first month of the 2016-17 school year comes to an close, The Paly Voice asks members of the Palo Alto High School freshman class how they are adjusting to life at Paly.

Features

Guide to school board elections: Melissa Baten Caswell

Melissa Baten Caswell, a current school board member, is running for her third term. Caswell said she believes in the importance of making sure all PAUSD students are lifelong learners with skills that are relevant in the current and future economy.

A & E

Liveblog: First Presidential debate

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face off in the 2016 election’s first debate tonight at Hofstra University. Tune in at 6 p.m. for The more »