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  • Students plead with school board to re-examine zero period elimination

    Over 40 Gunn High School students attended the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education meeting tonight to contest the district’s decision to remove Gunn’s academic Zero Period classes.

    Palo Alto community members fill the District Office at tonight's board meeting. There was an open forum in which 24 speakers, most of whom were Gunn High School students, addressed the recent decision to eliminate non-academic Zero Period classes at Gunn. Photo by Jeanette Wong
  • Slideshow: What students appreciate about their teachers

    In celebration of Staff Appreciation Week, The Paly Voice asked students what they appreciate about their teachers.

    Teacher Appreciation
  • From a #SSS: To ED or not to ED?

    As two seniors who’ve both completed applying to colleges, we, Maddy and Liana, thought that we might pass along some advice to those looking ahead at the college process regarding Early Decision.

  • Student recognized for leadership at State Capitol

    Palo Alto High School senior was recognized as the first alternate for the U.S. Senate Youth Program and met with other finalists and representatives from the Department of Education to discuss school climate at the State Capitol this Wednesday in Sacramento.

    Senior Claire Liu, the other finalists, and the California Department of Education superintendent met to discuss issues at public schools. “If the opportunity arises, I think students should definitely apply for the program,” Liu said. Photo courtesy of Claire Liu.
  • College Declassified: The Interview

    Your applications may be in, but there’s one more missing piece. Check out these pointers to help guide you through your upcoming college interviews.

    A water bottle and résumé are helpful items to to a college admissions interview. The interview is the only opportunity for applicants to meet with college representatives in person. Photo by Hannah Nguyen.
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