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.
The Palo Alto Fire Department and Palo Alto High School administration are investigating why a classroom fire alarm failed to go off after a chemistry demonstration yesterday ignited a fire that injured a teacher.
The Palo Alto High School Speech and Debate team is continuing an impressive season after winning the Western Novice National Championships for the third consecutive year. Additionally, four Paly students are to compete at the National Qualifying tournament at Bellarmine High School this weekend.
Local tech giant Google, among other innovators, is working on an ambitious endeavor to transform the future of transportation: cars that can drive themselves. The Paly Voice talked with Google Vehicle Development Lead Jaime Waydo about the future of autonomous cars.